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Our Vision is to make mobility and analytics and enterprise wide strategic advantage for the life sciences.

TikaMobile was founded with a passion for making businesses data-driven.

We bring together a diverse team of leaders with a deep understanding of the changing health care paradigm as well as vast experience in cutting-edge big data technology, mobile and analytics.

Manish Sharma

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Manish is co-founder and CEO of TikaMobile bringing a wealth of experience in medical device, pharma, and bio pharma product launches and is an expert in delivering the benefit of enterprise business intelligence to every level of the organization. He has been involved in executing, and refining product launches strategies for clients in Urology, Orthopedics, Critical Care, Cardiovascular, CNS and Oncology. Manish has held a variety of leadership positions in life sciences, banking and consulting and has over 20 years of BI experience, most recently at MicroStrategy, where he led the mobile BI practice in the Northeast. Manish earned his engineering degree in Computer Science and Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), a premier engineering institute in India and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the NYU Stern School of Business.



Doug Hughes
Board Member

Med.Device CFO for 4 Companies
including NeoTract

Jeffrey Weiss
Chief Finance Officer

20 years experience in tech sector
financial management

Ann Ross
VP Strategy and Compliance

20 years pharma sales operations
and compliance

Bartosz Zajac
Director of UI/UX

10 years B2B graphics and UI/UX

Nirmal Shah
Senior Account Manager

10+ years data analytics, project
delivery, and business development - EY

Hung Khuc
Product Manager

20 years software industry
technical management

Kristen Young
Senior Marketing Manager

Life sciences marketing leader and
brand manager



John Arena

John is the Vice President of Sales and Commercial Execution Lead for Lundbeck’s U.S. psychiatry business unit. In this role, John leads the psychiatry sales force and oversees the development of strategic sales plans to meet sales goals. Mr. Arena also works closely with Lundbeck’s co-commercialization partners at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals to ensure seamless field execution

Fred Thomas

Fred works with the board of directors on sales and marketing strategy, product development, and overall strategic direction. His experience has been gained from 30+ years in the pharmaceutical industry. Fred began his career in the industry as a sales representative for Eli Lilly and Company and Mead Johnson. Most recently, Fred spent 10+ years with Celgene, retiring in 2010. At Celgene, he built and managed a global marketing research and business intelligence function. In addition to his pharmacy degree, Fred holds a JD degree from the Temple University School of Law, and an MPA from Penn State University.

Tom Oser

Tom has more than 26 years of experience in post-merger integration, digital transformation, and performance improvement. Pipeline Strategies that instill consistency and predictability by providing and accessing transaction level data that drives and reflects exactly what is going on in the business is Tom's forte. Tom delivers professional development to corporate executives and MBAs in top graduate programs in Management of Technology & Innovation, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sales Operations & Management, Negotiations, and Executive Communication in corporate programs and at top brusiness schools including The Wharton School; Pepperdine-Graziadio School of Business; UCLA Anderson; and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Rafael Blotta

Rafael has over 20 years experience in the BI Industry starting at Microstrategy where he was VP of Sales. Rafael recently moved on to a senior role at Qliktech, a leading BI platform vendor.

Dr. Fatih Ozluturk

Fatih is an IP strategist, tech entrepreneur, and investor. Previously he played a significant role in the research, development, and invention efforts of InterDigital Inc. (Nasdaq: IDCC), where he was recognized as the company’s most prolific inventor. Dr. Ozluturk is the inventor on approximately 185 U.S. patents and 180 pending applications, many of which have been licensed by the market leaders in wireless communications. He is also the founder of Patentory, an online platform to search, evaluate and file patent applications. Currently Dr. Ozluturk is a Principal of Soryn IP Group, a patent management and advisory firm dedicated to helping tech companies and innovators, as well as the Director of Patent Strategy at Liquid Patent Consulting. He is an angel investor and venture partner at ER Accelerator, and regularly teaches workshops on patents and technology in the New York City startup community. He is the author of the book Patents Simplified: Entrepreneur’s Guide to US Patents and Patent Applications. Dr. Ozluturk holds an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Sai Ramesh Jakka

Ramesh is a serial entrepreneur, CEO, President and Founder of CapsicoHealth Inc where he drives value-based care and analytics strategy. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Strategy and Analytics at the Advisory Board Company. Previously, he was also the CEO, President and Founder of 360Fresh, Inc., where he led strategy on healthcare intelligence, advanced analytics, and clinical decision-making tools for improving patient quality and safety outcomes.