Saptalis was co-founded by Dr. Polireddy Dondeti and Dr. Tatiana Akimova
Dr. Polireddy Dondeti
Polireddy Dondeti, Ph.D. – President and CEO, is a proven product development leader with thorough knowledge of pharmaceutical sciences and regulatory environment. He is responsible for bringing numerous complex prescription dosage forms to the market. Dr. Dondeti has over 22 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with brand and generic companies such as Pfizer,Barr Laboratories, Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals and Hi-Tech Pharmacal. Dr. Dondeti received his M.S. in Pharmaceutics and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island.
Dr. Tatiana Akimova
Tatiana Akimova, Ph.D. – Executive Vice President, is a business development professional with over 20 years of industry experience with successful companies, such as Hi-Tech Pharmacal and Akorn. Dr. Akimova brings strategic understanding of building a diversified and competitive product development portfolio. Dr. Akimova’s networking experience and alliance management skills in pharmaceutical industry will enhance Saptalis value by bringing in additional in-licensed products to complement company’s organic growth driven primarily by in-house product development. Dr. Akimova received her Ph.D. from St. Petersburg University and MBA from Stony Brook University.