The importance of the Pharma industry has been thrown into sharp relief by the COVID 19 pandemic, with governments, business, and everyday people pinning their hopes for the future on the industry’s development of a vaccine or treatment. But the pandemic has also exposed the industry’s challenges to the public as well. A lot of people are shock at how long the discovery and testing processes will take to find a vaccine or treatment. In this whitepaper we discuss the topic AI Software in the Pharma Industry from different perspectives. Could AI technology usher in a quantum leap in Pharma? Could this new technology solve some of the industry’s longstanding structural problems?