Our Management

Get to know the leaders of Solaris Pharma Corporation

Satish Pejaver, PhD


Satish Pejaver, PhD, currently serves on the board of Solaris Pharma and is responsible for overall management of the company. He is one of the founding members and was instrumental in bringing in the initial investment to form the company. He also facilitated the additional investment required for developing its deep product pipeline. Dr. Pejaver brings in a wealth of leadership and management skills and more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He managed multiple groups at Baxter Anesthesia and Critical Care and was part of the management team that built a very successful generic program (revenues 1B in 4+ years). More recently he was part of the management of a start-up company, InnoPharma, where he built and managed a highly productive R&D, Regulatory and Clinical team resulting in 30+ complex and specialty product regulatory filings resulting in multiple approvals in a 4 year time span. He was also part of the management team that was responsible for guiding the sale of InnoPharma to Pfizer to a successful closure in September 2014. Prior to joining Solaris, Dr. Pejaver was Vice President and operational site head of the InnoPharma division within Pfizer. He was responsible for product development, approval and commercialization of products from this site. He was also responsible for managing the P&L of the business unit.


Dr. Pejaver has 24 issued/filed US patents and 23 issued/filed WO patents

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Lakshmi Raghavan, PhD


Lakshmi Raghavan, PhD, currently serves on the board and is the founding member of Solaris Pharma. He is responsible for managing its R&D operations. Prior to Solaris Pharma Corporation, Dr. Raghavan founded DermPathe Pharmaceuticals in 2010, a contract research organization providing services in product development and pre-clinical services. Dr. Raghavan is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of technical and business development expertise. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Physics from the University of Madras, Chennai, India and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Physics from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.


Shalin Jani, MS


Shalin Jani brings in more than 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. At Solaris Pharma he manages business/commercial operations and Regulatory. Shalin is an experienced Operations, R&D, Clinical, and Regulatory professional focused in generic, 505b1, and 505b2 space with tenures at leading companies such as Teva, Sandoz, Actavis, and Pfizer. He has used his vast experience to leverage cross-functional R&D, clinical, business, regulatory and operational knowledge to create a high value portfolio in multiple complex dosage forms with a high probability of technical, clinical and regulatory success.

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