Sumitra is Vice President & Head of R&D at Slayback Pharma. She has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry experience in development, manufacturing and tech-transfer of products. Sumitra’s most recent role was at Dr.Reddy’s Lab. where she led a portfolio encompassing complex parenteral and ophthalmic products. Previously, Sumitra held various positions of increasing responsibility with Intas Pharmaceuticals, Zydus Cadila Healthcare and Aurobindo Pharma. Sumitra holds a Masters degree and Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences.