Archana Sah

Archana Sah, MS Pharm, PMP
Vice President, Head of Clincial Operations, Tizona Therapeutics
Chair, Society of Clinical Research Sites Oncology Board
Archana Sah is a clinical development thought leader with 22+ years’ experience and passion for developing medicines for patients having led and contributed to 15 FDA/EMEA drug approvals in Oncology, Immuno-Oncology, Precision Therapeutics, Rare Diseases, Metabolic Diseases and Women’s Health. She has held various global positions within Biotech, Big pharma and Oncology startup companies and in the last five years she has led/contributed to 10 drugs from research to approvals in the Oncology and Immuno-oncology space at Genentech/Roche. She is currently Vice President, Head of Clinical Operations with Tizona Therapeutics, a company focused on improving outcomes for cancer patients by translating novel scientific insights into developing first-in-class immunotherapies. 

She has led highly matrixed, cross-functional teams to create value and deliver strategy and execution with several molecules in Phase I-III development through approvals. Archana is recognized as a strategic expert on emerging topics ranging from therapeutic landscape/treatment trends expertise to thought leader relationship management. Her passion is to develop high-performing teams and create inclusive, empowering and diverse cultures focused on accountability and customer-centric mindset. 

Ms. Sah also chairs the Society for Clinical Research Sites Oncology Board with a vision to cure cancer through efficiency in process and strength in the relationships between clinical research sites, pharmaceutical companies, oncology vendors and patients. She provides direction and guidance for the vision, mission and three strategic workstreams for the Board.  Ms. Sah also serves as a member of American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network workstreams on Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment Implementation, Clinical Trial Matching and

She holds patents, publications, performance awards, and is often an invited speaker at several industry conferences. Ms. Sah received her Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Cincinnati, College of Pharmacy and a Bachelors in Pharmacy from M. S. University in India.