Director of Clinical Affairs

Rakesh joined Vascular Therapies in 2007 and heads VT’s global clinical development programs. He is also responsible for maintaining the companies IT infrastructure and has worked to align technology initiatives with business goals.

As a key member of Vascular Therapies’ management team, Rakesh is closely involved in strategic planning, financial modeling, investor communications and supporting financing linked due diligence activities.

During a 20-year career that has covered both pharmaceutical and medical device industries, Rakesh has held leadership roles in companies ranging from large pharma to start-up ventures and has successfully managed several regulatory filings including three NDAs.

Prior to joining Vascular Therapies, he was Project Leader at Cordis Corporation (a Johnson & Johnson company) where he led clinical research activities for complex global studies. He holds a B.A. in Biology from Cornell University.