Organizing the World's Healthcare Data

DATAVANT

— CAREERS —

Datavant is looking for brilliant, entrepreneurial individuals from all backgrounds and experiences to build out our global team. Whether you are an accomplished executive, a recent college graduate, or anything in between, if you are excited about opportunities at the intersection of data science and life science innovation, email us at info@datavant.com to learn more. Datavant is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Datavant is looking for data engineers who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:


  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to architect data workflows and data storage
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience building and leading large engineering teams
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of data science experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior members

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for senior data scientists who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:


  • Strong statistical background
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience building and leading large engineering teams
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of data science experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior members

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for data scientists who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:


  • Strong statistical background
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of data science experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior members

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for software engineers who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Able to architect and implement solutions both front-end and back-end problems
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in working with all aspects of a product – both user interfaces and the data models and infrastructure that power them.
  • Experience building and leading large engineering teams
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of software development experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior engineers

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for software engineers who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Able to architect and implement solutions both front-end and back-end problems
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in working with all aspects of a product – both user interfaces and the data models and infrastructure that power them.
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of software development experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior engineers

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for software engineers who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience building and leading large engineering teams
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of software development experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior engineers

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for software engineers who love big data, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional at writing scalable, production-ready code (tech stack doesn't matter -- it can be learned on the job)
  • Deep understanding of how to build and scale data flows
  • Passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of software development experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior engineers

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for biological and medical scientists who love innovative approaches to advancing medical knowledge, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Strong background in medicine, biology, biochemistry, or a related field
  • Passionate about innovative approaches to drug discovery and clinical development
  • Quantitatively minded, with some understanding of statistics and data science
  • Passionate about innovative applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to medical research
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to juggle many projects and responsibilities

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for statisticians who love computational statistics, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in math, applied math, or statistics from leading university
  • Passionate about healthcare and applying statistics to medical innovation (passion need not be accompanied by extensive experience with biostatistics)
  • Passionate about innovative applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to medical research
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to juggle many projects and responsibilities

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for experienced product managers who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:

  • Experience managing end-to-end product development and customer experience for B2B technology products
  • Passionate about innovative applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence to medical research
  • Great at working with non-artificial intelligence: good team player, and exceptional communicator
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to juggle many projects and responsibilities

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for business operations experts who will broadly be responsible for ensuring the company stays nimble but builds the right processes and governance as it scales.

Qualifications:

  • Strong background in either law, finance, or operations, and comfort with learning and hiring around other areas
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Hunger to win, and able to both “do” and “lead”
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Extremely sharp -- able to handle challenges effectively that have never been handled before
  • Extremely reliable -- able to get things done across a broad set of tasks and responsibilities
  • Interest and capacity to be a key contributor to Datavant’s overall business strategy
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • Must be in San Francisco area or willing to relocate

Please apply here.

Datavant is looking for business development and operations experts who love complex deal-making, thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and share our drive to transform the healthcare industry.

Qualifications:


  • Can initiate, negotiate, and close complex strategic partnerships
  • Deep technical understanding -- able to whiteboard data flows with clients
  • Relentless about prospecting the next deal
  • Strategic and able to inform our product and partnership strategy
  • Impresses people in every interaction; seen as a consultative partner by clients
  • Extremely entrepreneurial and self-driven
  • Passionate about building a big business that transforms the healthcare industry
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excited about the ambiguity of an entrepreneurial, rapidly growing company, and able to juggle many projects and responsibilities
  • All levels of BD experience are welcome to apply -- we are looking to build out our early stage team, including both junior and senior members

Please apply here.

We get it - it can be hard to fit right into a job description, and you may have better ideas for how to best utilize your talents. Datavant is always looking for awesome talent, and we want to hear about how you envision yourself on our team.

Please apply here.

Datavant’s goal is to double the success rates of clinical trials by 2020

Datavant organizes and structures the world's healthcare data for use in clinical trial decision-making. We combine patient-level clinical trial and real-world evidence to help pharma companies improve the design and interpretation of clinical trials.

Datavant's vision is backed by Roivant Sciences, Softbank, and Founders Fund, and combines data science and machine learning with biopharmaceutical expertise. Datavant is located in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District.

— LEADERSHIP TEAM —

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Travis May

Co-Founder & President

Prior to Datavant, Travis was co-founder and CEO of LiveRamp, a marketing technology company. LiveRamp was acquired in 2014 by Acxiom for $310 million. Travis received degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Harvard, where he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude honors.

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Eric Perakslis

Chief Scientific Officer

Prior to Datavant, Eric was the Chief Information Officer of the FDA. He has served as SVP of R&D Informatics at Takeda, Executive Director of Harvard Medical School Center for Biomedical Informatics, and SVP of J&J. Eric holds a PhD in Biochemical Engineering.

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Aneesh Kulkarni

Head of Data Science & Engineering

Before Datavant, Aneesh was a data science lead at Lyft, where he built dispatch, fraud, and pricing algorithms. Previously, he was a software engineer at Microsoft. Aneesh received a Bachelors degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard, and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

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Sam Roosz

Head of Business Development & Partnerships

Sam is a healthcare product veteran with experience in pharma, biotech, and diagnostic companies to bring over 15 products to market. Sam received a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Harvard, and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Kailash Swarna

Head of Pharmaceutical Solutions

Prior to Datavant, Kailash was an Associate Partner at IBM Global Business Services and Watson Health. Previously, Kailash held roles of increasing responsibility in pharma R&D at Takeda, Jubilant, Amgen and Novartis. Kailash has a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Oklahoma State University, and an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management, where he was a Sloan Fellow.

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Rachel Rubin

Head of Business Operations

Before Datavant, Rachel was the Assistant Director of the Michael J Fox Foundation and Vice President at Goldman Sachs. Rachel is a graduate of Cornell University.

Advisory Board

  • Daniel Burch
    Chief Medical Officer of PPD Biotech

  • Emiko Higashi
    Founder and Managing Director of Tomon Capital Partners LLC

  • Bryan Spielman
    Former EVP of Medidata

  • Andrew Lo
    Charles E. and Susan T. Harris Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management; Principal Investigator at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)

  • Sam Nussbaum
    Former CMO, Anthem

  • Richard Thomas
    Frmr President Tech & Solutions / CIO, Quintiles

  • Atul Pande
    Former SVP, Head of Neurosciences R&D at GSK; CMO of PureTech Health.

  • Auren Hoffman
    CEO, Safegraph

  • Frank Rockhold
    Professor of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Duke Clinical Research Institute

  • Min Li
    SVP and Head of Neurosciences R&D at GSK; former Professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University

  • Bernie Lo
    Chair of IOM Committee on Sharing of Clinical Trial Data

  • Lila Tretikov
    Former Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation

— CONTACT —


San Francisco Office

Datavant, Inc.
44 Montgomery St
3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104



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