Vishwanath (Mahesh) Iyer has a Ph.D. in Statistics from Temple University, Philadelphia. Mahesh has been involved in analyzing and reporting clinical trial data since 1998 with companies like Boehringer-Ingelheim and Bristol Myers Squibb, and specifically for Oncology studies since 2000. In addition, Mahesh has also been active in the statistical research community with a primary focus on multiple comparison procedures. Currently, he heads the Oncology Biostatistics and Statistical Reporting group for Novartis in India. Mahesh is actively involved in teaching at multiple institutes in India, serves as adjunct faculty at Institute of Ayurvedic and Alternative Medicine, on the Advisory Council of India for the DIA, on the Board of Studies for Statistics at Manipal University and is the co-editor for a pharmaceutical journal.