Over 16 years of rich experience advising CXOs, Promoters and Boards globally. Advised clients across Asia (India, China, Korea, ASEAN, Australia), Europe (Germany, Switzerland, UK), Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE) and USA. Deep expertise in pharmaceuticals, working with both innovators and leading generic companies to help set ambitous goals, design winning strategies to achieve them and partnering on implementation to deliver value. Areas of expertise include new market entry strategies, therapy area strategies, building mega brands, profitably accessing "middle of the pyramid" patients, acquisitions & divestures, in & out licensing, marketing spend optimization, designing differentiated services, and leveraging digital capabilities to win. Big-bet decision making when the future is uncertain: Advise top management on taking significant investment decisions in uncertain/ dynamic sectors like oil & gas, technology, infrastructure etc. Advive heads of R&D on maximizing value from their R&D investments by implementing world class processes & tools for R&D portfolio management & decision making. Advise CFOs on optimally allocating capital across diverse capital projects, and CROs in taking a strategic, value focused approach to Enterprise Risk Management.
An experienced strategic consultant with 18+ years of experience in the Chemical & Materials industry with 9 years as a materials scientist and for the past 9 years he has executed many strategic projects in areas of plastic recycling, adhesives & sealants, materials involved in renewable energy, composites, coatings, textile chemicals, insulation materials, glass materials, catalysts, and construction chemicals. He has developed more that 10 products/technologies in the areas of plastics recycling, insulation materials, natural fiber reinforced composites, natural gums, flourochemicals, herbal products, electronic coatings, etc. In business research area he has executed projects and established several client engagements involving technology scouting, innovation process support, commercialization potential analysis, supply demand analysis, cost structure analysis, competitor intelligence, value chain analysis, etc. His unique experience blend of both technical(R&D) expertise and business research gives him the ability to critically understand and evaluate markets both from the technical as well as from the business perspective. He holds a B. Tech. degree in Chemical Engineering