Ken Coleman, Chairman of Saama Technologies, spoke to The Economic Times about the company’s plans to set up a deep learning center in the city, which will leverage Saama’s data analytics expertise. Mr. Coleman talked about pharmaceutical and biotech industries, which generate huge amounts of data, making them ideal beneficiaries of data analytics solutions. He further added that Saama’s clinical data analytics solutions have managed to bring down the costs by 15% and reduce the time spent in data analysis from two years to six months.
About the company’s hiring initiative, he said, “Pune will play an increasingly important role in our success. We are not in India for the low costs but to tap into the brain power.” The company is looking to increase its number of employees by 15-20% by the end of 2017.
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