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June 1, 2015

IntegriChain Strengthens Leadership Team to Deliver Big Data Channel Insights and Analytics to Healthcare Manufacturers

Leading healthcare channel management software company bolsters customer delivery and data pipeline teams with two new leaders

Philadelphia, PA – June 1, 2015 – IntegriChain, a rapidly growing cloud company focused on channel management for healthcare suppliers, today announced new additions to its leadership team, strengthening the company’s ability to deliver a data-driven healthcare channel to manufacturers and their trading partners. Brad Burget, a seasoned technology executive in life sciences and analytics, joins IntegriChain as Vice President of Customer Operations. Additionally, Digesh Kapadia, a founding member of IntegriChain with diverse experience in software engineering and data management, was named Senior Director of Data Pipeline Operations.

“We are at a pivotal point in the growth of IntegriChain both in terms of customers and their corresponding complex programs as well as in the volume of data that drives a collaborative healthcare channel,” said Kevin Leininger, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of IntegriChain. “Last year, we processed more than $200 billion dollars in healthcare commerce through our cloud, and this year we are on pace to grow more than 35%. The addition of Brad and Digesh to our leadership team establishes clear ownership of operational delivery and data infrastructure, aligns our leadership to match forward-looking market needs, and strengthens our ability to deliver world-class channel management analytics and applications to our customers.”

Burget will be responsible for IntegriChain’s professional services, customer service, project management, and data quality assurance. He offers more than 20 years of experience in the life sciences and technology industries, leading large delivery teams as companies scaled to the next level. Burget specializes in creating customer-focused tactical delivery of business strategies in business intelligence, analytics, supply chain management, and healthcare. Previously, he served Vice President of Professional Services for Basys, a leading software-as-a-service provider for the healthcare market. Additionally, he was responsible for innovation programs including building out industry-leading business intelligence and guided analytics cloud offerings at Element Financial/PHH. Burget also served as VP and GM of the worldwide professional services organization for Liquent, the leading software platform for new drug application publishing, as well as in leadership roles in the supply chain consulting service provider, BAAN.

Kapadia will be responsible for all of IntegriChain’s existing data pipeline as well as its infrastructure innovation strategy to scale and support the data volumes necessary to continue to evolve the IntegriChain healthcare channel management platform. As part of this strategy, IntegriChain is integrating new technologies including Hadoop®, Spark™, and Revolution Analytics R Enterprise™ to enable a highly scalable and flexible data pipeline, offering the ability to add new datasets quickly and easily as well as the ability to scale at very low incremental cost to process very large and diverse data sets. This new technology strategy offers business flexibility in helping healthcare manufacturers efficiently utilize large and diverse data sets to gain business insight from the channel. Kapadia has served in various management and engineering roles of increasing responsibility during his IntegriChain tenure, gaining deep experience in business intelligence, agile methodology, and data analysis. Most recently, he served as Senior Director of DevOps and was responsible for deploying hundreds of software rollouts to IntegriChain’s production, UAT, and staging systems and for managing IntegriChain’s data pipeline involving large numbers of database instances. Prior to joining IntegriChain, Kapadia served in developer and engineering positions at Internet Crimes Group, Foxtons, American List Counsel, and Partner In Care.

About IntegriChain
IntegriChain is the leading channel management cloud used by healthcare suppliers, including nine of the top-10 pharmaceutical manufacturers, to drive channel collaboration and to improve the efficiency of how products reach customers. Pharmaceutical, biopharm/specialty pharma, generics, and consumer health suppliers use IntegriChain to manage their supply chain relationships, inventories, and orders across a vast network of retailers, ecommerce, and distributors. As a suite of informed applications and analytics built on top of aggregated channel inventory and point-of-sale (POS) data, IntegriChain provides customer operations, national accounts, and finance teams with a collaborative, agile, and mobile alternative to ERP and homegrown systems. By embedding big-data customer insights into daily business processes, IntegriChain helps control the high cost of product distribution while improving product availability, ensuring a higher level of revenue predictability and maximizing distribution investment. More than $200 billion in annual US commerce and 2.0 billion transactions flowed through the IntegriChain Cloud in 2014. For more information, visit www.integrichain.com and follow us on Twitter @IntegriChain.

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