Pratima 'anu' Virkar
Head Quality and of Compliance IBM WHLS, IBM, Durham, NC, USA
Pratima “Anu” Virkar, MS, MA, PMP is the Head of Quality and Compliance at IBM WHLS, Inc. Anu has been in the software quality assurance field for over 23 years, and has focused on the clinical trial management industry for over eight years. She has extensive experience in software quality assurance, SDLC, project management as well as policy development, implementation and management, and has been the spearhead of the efforts to obtain ISA 90001 and ISO 27001 certification for her company. Anu is well versed in federal (FDA) guidelines that govern the clinical management software, and has stellar, continuous track record of audits conducted by FDA as well as several pharmaceutical and clinical trial management companies. Anu is a technologist that continues to push the use of technology while maintaining security controls of confidential data.