Vijay Nair is the Director of R&D IT for Early Clinical Development & Cell Therapy at Bristol Myers Squibb where he leads multiple efforts in close collaboration with the Thematic Research Centers, IT, and across the organization. Vijay has developed enterprise-wide solutions to advance the exploration and analysis of data across domains in life sciences. He has spanned the gamut of life-sciences from pharmaceuticals research to clinical and biotechnology research to healthcare informatics. He led the Precision Medicine IT Business Partner team within Translational Medicine IT previously, where he was responsible for platforms and solutions ranging from semantic integration of R&D data, biomarker data, precision medicine, etc. Prior to BMS he headed Research Informatics Applications (Discovery, Clinical and Translational) at City of Hope National Medical Center. He has held technical leadership roles within Research Informatics at Roche Pharmaceuticals after starting his career at TCS & GE in software development and support roles.