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Komathi Stem

Founder and CEO

monARC Bionetworks

Komathi Stem, MS is passionate about transforming drug development by rethinking the way clinical trials are designed and executed. As an entrepreneurial systems thinker, she is focused on sparking an ecosystem change that accelerates research through greater collaboration across the healthcare ecosystem. She is currently the Founder and CEO of monARC Bionetworks, a healthcare data collection and analytics company focused on helping patients share their health and digital data to accelerate research and participate in clinical trials anywhere, anytime.

She has 24 years of pharmaceutical and biotech industry experience as a senior global leader at Genentech, AstraZeneca and Eli Lilly, where she built and led multi-functional global departments. As a Global Innovation Leader for Genentech, she has tested and transferred into the business, patient centric solutions for accelerating clinical research and reducing costs. Several of these solutions have sparked new startups focused on accelerating recruitment in clinical trials by leveraging mobile technologies and telemedicine for decentralized clinical trials.

Komathi is a biomedical engineer with diverse pharma/biotech leadership experience ranging from global clinical operations, strategic innovation, portfolio management, medical affairs and sales/marketing. She has extensive experience in multiple therapeutic areas including: Oncology, Neuroscience, Endocrine, Immunology, Cardiology, Respiratory, Infectious Disease, Gastroenterology and Rare Diseases.

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