Why Choose Clinovo

Quality Customer Service
Clinovo’s credibility and proven track record puts us on the top of our clients’ list as the go-to vendor for resourcing solutions. Leading pharmaceutical and medical device companies have chosen Clinovo as their preferred partner for its quality of customer service, excellent candidate profile and their long-term relationships.

A Flourishing Network
Clinovo brings over 20 years of developing relationships within Biometrics, Medical Affairs, and Clinical Operations. Focused positions include: Clinical and Statistical Programming, Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics, Drug Safety and Medical Writing as well as a variety of Clinical Operations positions.

A Reliable Partner
Clinovo’s clients include several Fortune 500 companies, and leading Bay Area life science companies including: Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Medivation, Genentech, Gilead, BioMarin, Intuitive Surgical, and more.

Excellent Customer Service
Clinovo thrives to establish long-term relationships with both clients and candidates. Candidates choose Clinovo as their preferred partner to promote and accelerate their career opportunities and advancements. Clients choose Clinovo as their preferred vendor to support their resourcing needs.

Mission Statement

Clinovo's mission is to empower healthcare and life science companies by providing expertise sourcing and placing top clinical research professionals across a multitude of diverse opportunities. We have a proven track record with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, medical device, and CRO customers. Leading companies have chosen Clinovo as their preferred partner for its quality of customer service, excellent candidate profile, and its long-term relationships.

Meet our Team

Vamsi Maddipatla Vamsi MaddipatlaPresident & Chairman
Vamsi Maddipatla serves as the President and Chairman of Clinovo. He is a visionary and entrepreneur with 17 years’ of experience in technology and bio-pharma industries. Founder and ex-CEO of LAXAI Pharma Ltd. Prior, Vamsi worked for a variety of pharmaceutical agencies including Pfizer, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson and Deloitte. Vamsi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Master’s in Computer Science from Farleigh Dickinson University.
Vamsi provides a unique blend of operational and financial experience – along with a strong and extensive network of key influencers, industry experts and financial partners. He delivers a visionary understanding of client challenges and opportunities, and the instinctive ability to facilitate collaboration between the right people to turn strategic concepts into actionable plans – and, ultimately, into business results.

Ritesh Patel Ritesh Patel CEO/COO
Serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Ritesh has over 25 years of experience serving the healthcare services and IT staffing industry. Ritesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Computer Technology. He was a senior recruiter of IT consulting staff in the 1990s and a senior manager in New Jersey which provides a technology platform to the medical transcription industry and to major hospitals. Later, he transitioned into business development, president, COO and now CEO all within the healthcare industry. In that capacity, he has developed deep relationships with HR departments of major hospitals where the requirement of skilled healthcare professionals is always acute. Ritesh has consistently been recognized for his broad range of expertise in technology, human resources and business development.

Angela Edwards Angela EdwardsVP Business Development
Angela Edwards joins the Business Development team at Clinovo. Angela has worked in the health and life sciences placement and project field for 15 years. She skillfully sourced talent for clients in biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetic, and food laboratory companies in the earlier years of her career. She continues to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus among key decision makers. Her extensive expertise in client needs analysis and using a consultative approach to customer service operations has been a key to Angela's success in sales life cycle in the health and life sciences industry. Angela is a respected sales leader with a distinguished career leading productive sales operations through strategic business development, market expansion, and client relations in the health and life sciences industry. In every capacity of her career, she has been instrumental in securing new contracts and growing the business. Angela is a passionate leader, skilled at building top performing teams focused on impeccable service delivery and accountability for goal achievement. She interacts with a network of cross functional professionals to achieve maximum motivation, collaboration, and productivity.

Carly Melert Carly MelertBusiness Developer
As a business developer she brings broad experience in business development and recruiting within the Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Device industries. Carly has been an integral part in the significant growth of Clinovo. She has successfully developed business relationships with pertinent clients and candidates within Biometrics and Clinical Operations. Prior, Carly was a Biotechnology recruiter having good reputation both with candidates and clients. Carly has a bachelor degree in life sciences which helps her easily understand the pulse of the candidates and client needs.

Cindy Timmons Cindy TimmonsSenior Clinical Recruiter
Cindy comes with over 15 years in clinical and pharmaceuticals. She has a degree in Bio-Chemistry with an emphasis in physiology and minor in teaching. Polymer chemistry was a first role after college where she quickly realized that the lab was not the perfect place for her. She was recruited by a scientific staffing company from Ciba Geigy which then launched her long term career into pharmaceuticals and Biotech. She is passionate about integrity and having long term relationships with both candidates and clients.

Sidra Zafar Sidra Zafar Biotechnology Recruiter
Sidra has a proven track record in building trustworthy candidate and client relationships. She holds bachelor degree in life sciences which help her relate to our candidates and client needs. She has great time management skills and has a thorough understanding of Clinovo’s opportunities. She holds details of various jobs, companies and candidates, and makes it a priority to present the right candidates within the given parameters. She is reliable, works efficiently as well as effectively and offers services within a committed timeline. She has a rich pipeline of Life Sciences candidates to present to appropriate positions. She is loyal, discreet and considerate within her recruiting efforts. And maintains a good corporate and personal reputation with her candidates and clients.

Usama Iqbal Usama IqbalBiotechnology Sourcer
Usama studied General Biology at UC San Diego then continued his education in Biomedicine at CSU East Bay. He is prompt, hard working, and excels as a professional. As a Biotech Sourcer for Clinovo, he is committed to finding the brightest and most accurate candidates for his clients. He is a staffing specialist and takes pride in continuing and building relationships with current and new clients alike. When he is not at work, he enjoys a good basketball game, an evening with his family, and hiking to explore great outdoors.

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INC 5000

Clinovo has been recognized by INC.com as a leading contract placements company in the area of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices.

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