OUR TEAM

Meet our people

We’re software, process development, and business experts solving some of pharma and biotech’s biggest digital challenges.

OUR TEAM

The QbDVision crew

Our platform is backed by a group of leading entrepreneurs, technologists, and biopharma veterans delivering the digital innovation our industry needs.

Yash Sabharwal

Director, CEO, Co-Founder

Yash Sabharwal is an accomplished inventor, entrepreneur, and executive specializing in the funding and growth of early-stage technology companies focused on life science applications. He has started 3 companies and successfully exited his last two, bringing a wealth of strategic and tactical experience to the team.

Ryan Shillington

CTO, Co-Founder

Ryan Shillington is a seasoned CTO with decades of experience in software development, process refinement, architecture, and quality control. He is a master wizard with technology, especially anything Java/SAAS. There’s very little about building software applications that he doesn’t understand at every layer.

Luke Guerrero

COO

Luke is an experienced technology leader with a focus on growing teams, developing software products, and managing business operations. As the COO, he leads operations, marketing, and product management, bringing a depth of experience and excitement from other industries.

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Ahmed Daraz

Senior Software Architect

Ahmed is a senior software engineer with experience in various industries including life sciences. His 12+ years of experience allow him to comfortably take control of any project and conquer any issues that arise to achieve results.

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Ahmed Fathy

Senior Software Architect

Ahmed is a software engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit for scientific publications in machine learning. He has taken part in building many start-ups and has worked at top US companies.

Jean Marie Schiraldi

Customer Success Manager

Jean Marie comes with a deep background in leading-edge software applications for the life sciences industry.  With 35+ years of software industry experience at IBM, Aprimo, Veeva, and others, she has a wealth of leadership experience with customer success and expertise in strategic account planning.

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Konstantinos Giannelos

Senior Solutions Architect

Konstantinos is a Senior Solutions Architect with an exceptional blend of technical acumen and passion for building novel software, tools, and methodologies to drive  far-reaching changes. Prior to CherryCircle, he served as a SaaS Quality Chief Architect and a SaaS Architect to streamline the process of migrating new product acquisitions.

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Leonardo Pires

Senior Software Architect

Leonardo has extensive experience in software development and offers a strong knowledge of design patterns and componentization. Leonardo has worked for some of the top 50 US companies designing systems for very diverse platforms ranging from printer firmware to massive distributed cloud-based applications.

Sana Ahmed

Director, Quality by Design

Sana is a process optimization scientist focusing on the application of quality by design and Pharma 4.0 principles. She supports QbDVision customers looking to utilize best practices in the development and scale-up of biopharma development processes.

Yash Sabharwal

Director, CEO, Co-Founder

Yash Sabharwal is an accomplished inventor, entrepreneur, and executive specializing in the funding and growth of early-stage technology companies focused on life science applications. He has started 3 companies and successfully exited his last two, bringing a wealth of strategic and tactical experience to the team.

Ryan Shillington

CTO, Co-Founder

Ryan Shillington is a seasoned CTO with decades of experience in software development, process refinement, architecture, and quality control. He is a master wizard with technology, especially anything Java/SAAS. There’s very little about building software applications that he doesn’t understand at every layer.

Luke Guerrero

COO

Luke is an experienced technology leader with a focus on growing teams, developing software products, and managing business operations. As the COO, he leads operations, marketing, and product management, bringing a depth of experience and excitement from other industries.

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Ahmed Daraz

Senior Software Architect

Ahmed is a senior software engineer with experience in various industries including life sciences. His 12+ years of experience allow him to comfortably take control of any project and conquer any issues that arise to achieve results.

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Ahmed Fathy

Senior Software Architect

Ahmed is a software engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit for scientific publications in machine learning. He has taken part in building many start-ups and has worked at top US companies.

Jean Marie Schiraldi

Customer Success Manager

Jean Marie comes with a deep background in leading-edge software applications for the life sciences industry.  With 35+ years of software industry experience at IBM, Aprimo, Veeva, and others, she has a wealth of leadership experience with customer success and expertise in strategic account planning.

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Konstantinos Giannelos

Senior Solutions Architect

Konstantinos is a Senior Solutions Architect with an exceptional blend of technical acumen and passion for building novel software, tools, and methodologies to drive  far-reaching changes. Prior to CherryCircle, he served as a SaaS Quality Chief Architect and a SaaS Architect to streamline the process of migrating new product acquisitions.

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Leonardo Pires

Senior Software Architect

Leonardo has extensive experience in software development and offers a strong knowledge of design patterns and componentization. Leonardo has worked for some of the top 50 US companies designing systems for very diverse platforms ranging from printer firmware to massive distributed cloud-based applications.

Sana Ahmed

Director, Quality by Design

Sana is a process optimization scientist focusing on the application of quality by design and Pharma 4.0 principles. She supports QbDVision customers looking to utilize best practices in the development and scale-up of biopharma development processes.

OUR LEADERS

Board of Directors

They bring a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, business strategy, and drug development to the continuing evolution of our platform.

Emma Cartmell

Director

Emma is a distinguished healthcare leader who has served in multiple C-level positions for both public and private companies in the healthcare technology industry. She has developed M&A strategies for public and private companies on both the buy and sell-side, with investment targets of up to $1B.

Pasquale (Pat) Sacco

Director

Pat is a Biotechnology technical operations executive with 30+ years of experience leading and managing technical operations functions at numerous innovative companies in the biotech and life sciences industries. He has a passion for advancing and implementing best practices in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Eric Engineer

Director

Eric is a full-time Venture Partner at S3 Ventures, and board member of S3 portfolio companies Atmosphere, VUV Analytics, and CherryCircle Software, the parent company of QbDVision. He was previously CEO at Invodo (an S3 Ventures portfolio company), a partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, and held numerous product and sales roles at Microsoft.

Emma Cartmell

Director

Emma is a distinguished healthcare leader who has served in multiple C-level positions for both public and private companies in the healthcare technology industry. She has developed M&A strategies for public and private companies on both the buy and sell-side, with investment targets of up to $1B.

Pasquale (Pat) Sacco

Director

Pat is a Biotechnology technical operations executive with 30+ years of experience leading and managing technical operations functions at numerous innovative companies in the biotech and life sciences industries. He has a passion for advancing and implementing best practices in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Eric Engineer

Director

Eric is a full-time Venture Partner at S3 Ventures, and board member of S3 portfolio companies Atmosphere, VUV Analytics, and CherryCircle Software, the parent company of QbDVision. He was previously CEO at Invodo (an S3 Ventures portfolio company), a partner at Sevin Rosen Funds, and held numerous product and sales roles at Microsoft.

OUR GUIDES

Board of Advisors

We have a team of industry-leading visionaries who help us shape every innovation in our platform.

Rebecca Waterbury

Board Member, Exemplar Compliance LLC | Head of Quality, CherryCircle Software

Peter Knauer

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Sage Biopartners | VP of CMC/QC, Xeris Pharmaceuticals | Board member, BioUtah

Moj Eram

Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Sage Biopartners | Partner, MasterControl

Rebecca Waterbury

Board Member, Exemplar Compliance LLC | Head of Quality, CherryCircle Software

Peter Knauer

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Sage Biopartners | VP of CMC/QC, Xeris Pharmaceuticals | Board member, BioUtah

Moj Eram

Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Sage Biopartners | Partner, MasterControl

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