• Gaurav Laroia​

    Advisor, Healthcare

    "Digital Therapeutics have the promise to redefine combination therapies of the future. Not only will they provide drug-like outcomes but also predictive capabilities to support population health with the data that they collect.”

    Gaurav is an enterprise leader skilled at establishing bridges between healthcare and digital technology industries. He has a unique combination of commercial acumen, healthcare expertise, and technology focus that has enabled him to develop operating models needed to monetise data and technology in healthcare. He has 20+ years of operational, strategic and management consulting experience in developed and emerging markets with McKinsey & Co., Sanofi, Merck and Roche. He is purpose driven with an ability to seek out opportunities that provide better healthcare for patients. He has a proven ability to develop and operationalize strategies by mobilizing, influencing, and leading global cross-functional team. His healthcare experience spans Pharma, Devices, and Biosimilars across Diabetes, Oncology, Ophthalmology, and Hospital Care. Gaurav is people focussed with a track record of attracting and developing talent. In his most recent role at Biocon Biologics, one of Asia’s largest biotech companies, Gaurav was the Chief Strategy Officer and member of the C-suite executives. In this role he co-created the vision and the corporate strategy which served to inspire 4,500 colleagues towards transformational growth. He oversaw the execution of the strategy though impact goals mapped to tasks and resources through a zero-based budgeting exercise.