Aktana

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Aktana is a company operating in AI-enabled decision support for the global life sciences industry. Its proprietary platform harnesses machine learning algorithms to enable commercial teams to seamlessly coordinate and optimize multichannel engagement with healthcare professionals.

TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteaktana.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)362(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Aktana

David Ehrlich

David Ehrlich

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Clay Hausmann

Clay Hausmann

Chief Marketing Officer
Pini Ben-Or

Pini Ben-Or

Chief Science Officer
Derek Choy

Derek Choy

Co-Founder; Vice President of Products
John Dyson

John Dyson

Director
Jared Kesselheim

Jared Kesselheim

Director
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Aktana Office Locations

Aktana has offices in San Francisco, Fort Washington, Shanghai, Minato City and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
207 Powell St 8th Floor, San Francisco
Fort Washington, PA, US
Highland Office Center, 550 Pinetown Rd
San Francisco, CA, US
944 Market St #400, San Francisco
Shanghai, CN
1807 1380, North Shanxi Road
Minato City, JP
Building 8F, 5-chōme-7-17 Minamiaoyama
Barcelona, ES
Passeig de Garcia Fària, 49
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Aktana Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2008

Aktana total Funding

$71 m

Aktana latest funding size

$21 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Aktana investors

Aktana's latest funding round in September 2019 was reported to be $21 m. In total, Aktana has raised $71 m
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Aktana Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

64/100

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Aktana Online and Social Media Presence

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Aktana Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    94/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    89/100

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Aktana News and Updates

Aktana Hires Key Executives to Meet Escalating Demand for AI in Life Sciences

Industry leaders bolster engineering, technology and professional services for Aktana’s growing customer roster Industry leaders bolster engineering, technology and professional services for Aktana’s growing customer roster

Aktana grabs $20 mln from CIBC

CIBC Innovation Banking has provided $20 million in debt financing to San Francisco-based Aktana, a provider of decision support for global life science companies. Aktana is backed by HLM Venture Partners, Leerink Partners, SafeGuard Ventures and Starfish Ventures. CIBC has offices in Atlanta, Austi…

Aktana Blogs

Aktana’s Jim Anderson, Pini Ben-Or and Alan Kalton Featured in MedCity News

How will AI transform commercial life sciences in 2021? From a more agile approach to product launch to the decentralization of data science teams, Aktana’s Jim Anderson, Pini Ben-Or and Alan Kalton weigh in on the changes we can expect in the year ahead. The post Aktana’s Jim Anderson, Pini Ben-Or …

Aktana’s Derek Choy featured in Pharmaceutical Commerce December Issue

Understanding the “why” behind any recommendation is critical for adoption. In the December issue of Pharmaceutical-commerce, Derek Choy breaks down how explainable AI provides the context users need to trust AI and bring about true commercial transformation. Read the full article here. The post Akt…

Contextual Intelligence Engine wins 2020 Innovation Award from PM360

We’re thrilled to be recognized with an Innovations Award from PM360 for our Contextual Intelligence Engine, which learns from every interaction to help sales, marketing and field medical teams coordinate more personalized, meaningful omnichannel engagements with HCPs. Established in 2011, the Annua…

Aktana Featured in PharmaVOICE’S 2021 – Year in Preview

PharmaVOICE asked Derek Choy and other industry thought leaders how the role of AI in the life sciences will expand and evolve in 2021. Read their predictions for the new year here.  The post Aktana Featured in PharmaVOICE’S 2021 – Year in Preview appeared first on Aktana.

Aktana’s Derek Choy Published in PM360

More information means more potential for personalization, but only if commercial teams can extract the right context to orchestrate meaningful HCP interactions at scale. Derek Choy tells PM360 how the next generation of AI tools have evolved to do just that. Read the full article here. The post Akt…

Aktana Featured in Pharmaceutical Executive

“AI 2.0 is here, and it’s helping companies deepen HCP engagement in a digitally driven commercial model.” Aktana’s co-founder and president, Derek Choy, explains how the next generation of AI uses context to create human experience in a digital-first world. Read the full article here. The post Akta…
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Aktana Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aktana founded?

    Aktana was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Aktana key executives?

    Aktana's key executives are David Ehrlich, Clay Hausmann and Pini Ben-Or.

  • How many employees does Aktana have?

    Aktana has 362 employees.

  • Who are Aktana competitors?

    Competitors of Aktana include RevBoss, Hoopla and Qstream.

  • Where is Aktana headquarters?

    Aktana headquarters is located at 207 Powell St 8th Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Aktana offices?

    Aktana has offices in San Francisco, Fort Washington, Shanghai, Minato City and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Aktana have?

    Aktana has 7 offices.