Sanjay Jalota



Sanjay Jalota

Sanjay Jalota

Senior Director

Janssen R&D

Why I'm a JPAL

I enjoy working in early development and would like the opportunity to work with other sponsors to bring forward new opportunities in an expedious way


Sanjay Jalota is Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs at Janssen Research and Development, responsible for early development compounds in the Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area. In his current role, he provides the regulatory strategy/input to the overall development of early development compounds. He has over 20 years regulatory experience encompassing early and late phase compounds ranging from preclinical through post-marketing including life cycle management.


Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… The ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… They push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.

Fun fact:

Born in Kisumu, Kenya (a "port" on Lake Victoria, source of Rive Nile)