Appature Co-Founder and CEO Kabir Shahani Selected as One of PharmaVOICE's "100 Most Inspiring People in Life-Sciences Industry"

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - Appature Inc. (, the leading provider of cloud-based relationship marketing software for life sciences, announced today that Co-founder and CEO Kabir Shahani has been honored as one of the 100 most 'inspiring people' in the life-sciences industry. 

Each year, PharmaVOICE recognizes 100 professionals, chosen from a broad cross-section of biopharma companies and service providers, who have significant influence and make a large impact on the life sciences industry through their actions.

Chosen by thousands of PharmaVOICE readers for being inspiring, motivating, and demonstrating outstanding leadership, this honor reflects Shahani's commitment to thinking big, driving innovation and leading with passion and integrity.

PharmaVOICE noted, "Shahani has played an instrumental role in Appature's growth and the adoption of its product, Appature Nexus, a relationship marketing technology platform that provides companies the tools to focus on their target customers, make more informed business decisions, and drive overall revenue while saving money on marketing campaign execution. Appature Nexus is revolutionizing the way pharmaceutical companies reach healthcare providers and patients, allowing marketers to reach a broader HCP audience and improve patient adherence, monitoring, and communication."

"Kabir Shahani's dedication, leadership, and vision have helped Appature grow from a $4,000 start-up to a multimillion dollar life sciences technology company in a matter of a couple years," said Taren Grom, Editor of PharmaVOICE. "These achievements, as well as Mr. Shahani's demonstrated passion for creating strategic partnerships, have earned this CEO and co-founder a place on the 2012 PharmaVOICE 100."

During his time at Appature, Shahani has also been recognized as one of Business Week's Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs, named a 2011 Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree and was recently nominated for Washington's Young Entrepreneur of the Year award by the Small Business Association of America. As a devoted community leader and mentor, Kabir has also demonstrated an ongoing commitment to Washington STEM, a new organization dedicated to increasing student readiness in kindergarten through 12th grade in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and math.

To read the complete July/August PharmaVOICE 2012 profile of Kabir Shahani, please visit

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About Appature, Inc.
Appature, Inc. is a Seattle-based technology company that provides a "surprisingly simple" cloud-based relationship marketing software platform, Appature Nexus, designed exclusively for healthcare and life science companies. Appature Nexus enables marketers to deepen brand relationships and drive share growth with a platform that integrates the marketing database, campaign management tool and analytics suite into one easy-to-use tool. Leaders in the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer healthcare industries rely on Appature to realize the full potential of their customer relationships. Please visit

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Kabir Shahani, Co-founder and CEO of Appature