What is our main Mission?

Clinovo’s mission is to empower healthcare and life science companies by providing expertise sourcing and placing top clinical research professionals across a multiture of diverse opportunities. We have a proven track record with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, medical device and CRO customers. Leading companies have chosen Clinovo as their preferred partner for its quality of customer service, excellent candidate profile and its long-tem relationships.

Our Workflow

The Infrastructure

Our Offices

Our Capabilities

Biostatistics & Programming

Clinical Trial Design, Modeling and Simulation, SAPs Tables, Report & Graphs, Safety & Efficacy Programming.

Regulatory Dossier & Document Management

Dossier (CTD) compilation & dossier life cycle management.

Clinical Data Management

CRF, Database Design, Data Management Plans, Validation, Programming, Safety Data Reconcillation.

Medical Writing

Clinical Study Reports, Safety Narratives, Document Management and Publishing.


Individual case processing for spontaneous AEs and SAEs from clinical trails as well as post marketing surveillance Aggregate reporting & regulatory submissions Risk Management.

Why Choose Us?

Leadership team with experience from BMS, Novartis, AZ, Cognizant and IQVIA.

Exceptional subject matter expertise.

Process rigor; predictable, high quality delivery.

Ability to scale.

Our Clients

Vamsi Maddipatla

President & Chairman

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Vamsi Maddipatla serves as the President and Chairman of Clinovo. He is a visionary and entrepreneur with 17 years of experience in the technology and biopharma industries. Founder and ex-CEO of LAXAI Pharma Ltd. Prior, Vamsi worked for various pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, and Deloitte. Vamsi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Master’s in Computer Science from Farleigh Dickinson University.

Vamsi provides a unique blend of operational and financial experience – along with a strong and extensive network of key influencers, industry experts, and financial partners. He delivers a visionary understanding of client challenges and opportunities and the intuitive ability to facilitate collaboration between the right people to turn strategic concepts into actionable plans and, ultimately, into business results.

Ritesh Patel

Chief Executive Officer

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Serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Ritesh has over 25 years of experience serving the healthcare services and IT staffing industry. Ritesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Computer Technology. He was a senior recruiter of IT consulting staff in the 1990s and a senior manager in New Jersey which provides a technology platform to the medical transcription industry and to major hospitals. Later, he transitioned into business development, president, COO and now CEO all within the healthcare industry. In that capacity, he has developed deep relationships with HR departments of major hospitals where the requirement of skilled healthcare professionals is always acute. Ritesh has consistently been recognized for his broad range of expertise in technology, human resources and business development.

Gopakumar menon

Chief Operating Officer

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Gopa serves as the COO of Clinovo. A hands-on Agilist and an entrepreneur committed to agile and digital transformation, with a consistent record of achievements in technology, delivery, sales, leadership, team management and executive experience. Multi-dimensional expertise in the workings of technology enabled services in the Life sciences, Retail, Finance, Airline and Logistics. with proven strengths in Enterprise Information Management, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Systems, process reengineering, risk management, Program Management, Delivery Management, PMO, Agility advisory and implementation.

He has more than 20 years of experience with the Life Sciences industry. He has worked for Cognizant, Satyam Computers, CVS Health, Sciformix (part of Covance, currently) and consulted for Top-5 pharma companies.

Surendra Kandregula

Executive Director

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Surendra serves as the Executive Director, Clinical Services – Clinovo India operations. He is based out of Hyderabad, India. He comes with nearly 2 decades of clinical experience and has expertise in the biometric divisions. He has worked with Global CRO’s and Pharma giants including GVK Bio Sciences, Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis, GCE solutions and IQVIA. Surendra holds Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and is also an alumnus of IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Bangalore. Surendra provides perfect blend of operational and technical expertise in the drug development process with an oversight of more than 300 staff across the globe. Surendra’s objective is to develop India operations with utmost compliance to the Global regulatory standards.

Nobu Nishikata

Senior Biotech Recruiter

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Nobu holds an MBA from Syracuse University and HR Certification from Cornell University. Nobu has 9 years of experience as both an in-house biotech recruiter for Gilead Sciences and in agency recruiting.While working as an in-house biotech recruiter, Nobu placed over 350 positions: Scientific, Biometrics, Clinical Research, Clinical Operations, CMC, Regulatory, Safety, Quality, Medical Affairs, Health Economics & Outcome Research, and others. Besides R&D positions, Nobu participated in major build out projects: The Gilead Japan Affiliate office, Regional MSL, and New Franchise At the staffing agency, Nobu placed Scientists, SW/HW Engineers, Quality, Project Management, and CAD Engineers for the Medical Device, IT, and Automotive Industries (including Omron, Takeda, Panasonic, Magna, Toyota Technical Center, Toyoda Gosei, Furukawa, and Aisin). The placements varied from Engineers, Specialists, Managers, and Directors to Vice President level. Nobu is passionate about biotechnology that saves lives and advancing career development.

Swathi Bellavi

Biotech Recruiter

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Swathi is an SPHR certified HR professional and holds her Masters in Human Resources Management along with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering. She comes with over 7 years of experience across Automotive, Supply Chain, IT and ITES sectors with strong business acumen and functional expertise in various functions of Human Resources. She has successfully implemented several HR projects with measurable business results and positive impact on employees and stakeholders. Her expertise lies in building long lasting relationships with clients and partnering with various teams to work on common goals. As a Sourcer at Clinovo, she is focused on matching qualified and talented candidates to our client’s requirements. Her personal interests include reading and blogging.

Cindy Timmons

Senior Manager of Recruiting

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Cindy comes with over 15 years in clinical and pharmaceuticals. She has a degree in Bio-Chemistry with an emphasis in physiology and minor in teaching. Polymer chemistry was a first role after college where she quickly realized that the lab was not the perfect place for her. She was recruited by a scientific staffing company from Ciba Geigy which then launched her long term career into pharmaceuticals and Biotech. She is passionate about integrity and having long term relationships with both candidates and clients.

Angela Edwards

VP Business Development

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Angela Edwards joins the Business Development team at Clinovo. Angela has worked in the health and life sciences placement and project field for 15 years. She skillfully sourced talent for clients in biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetic, and food laboratory companies in the earlier years of her career. She continues to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus among key decision makers. Her extensive expertise in client needs analysis and using a consultative approach to customer service operations has been a key to Angela’s success in sales life cycle in the health and life sciences industry. Angela is a respected sales leader with a distinguished career leading productive sales operations through strategic business development, market expansion, and client relations in the health and life sciences industry. In every capacity of her career, she has been instrumental in securing new contracts and growing the business. Angela is a passionate leader, skilled at building top performing teams focused on impeccable service delivery and accountability for goal achievement.