Our Vision

"A passionate healthcare partner of choice helping companies overcome business challenges and create sustainable growth”.

Our Mission

"To enable clients to entrust us with the responsibility of developing profound insights, strategic road-maps and process management, so that they are able to focus, internal resources and time on the more critical game-changing aspects of their businesses".

About Us

Our journey began in the year 2012 as a start-up providing market insights and effective process support to various stakeholders in the Pharma and Medical Devices sector.

Over the years, we have steadily grown from a single client base to multiple clients, which include some of the most prominent companies in the world. This is a testimony to the quality of work and range of services that we provide our clients. We strongly believe that successful business strategies are built on profound insights.

Our ability to delve into unchartered markets, segments and business models, by providing practical insights and outcomes across the industry, helps clients make well informed business decisions to overcome business challenges and create a path towards sustainable growth.

Through our office in India and associate network capabilities covering APAC, USA, UK and Europe; we are able to seamlessly serve our clients across the globe.

Why Us

  • Over 30 years of combined relevant healthcare experience of the core leadership team.
  • An effective blend of Life Sciences, Medtech (Devices, Imaging, Diagnostics and IT), Startup, Innovation, business modeling, market research and consulting experience.
  • Undiluted focus on healthcare, especially the pharma and devices markets.
  • Strong network across of high end doctors, key opinion leaders and industry experts from various therapy areas.
  • Assured quality time (in certain markets) with KOLs and high end doctors through established vendors.
  • Experience across multiple therapy areas (e.g. Oncology, CVS, Diabetes, Ophthalmology, Rheumatology, Blood Sciences, Gynecology / Infertility, HIV, Hospital Acquired Infection, CRO, etc.)
  • Experience in diagnostics space for devices used in MRI scans, blood banking and pathology laboratories, IVD, etc.
  • Offerings beyond just data generation – detailed insights & implementable recommendations of highest quality.
  • Field work and stakeholder discussions are done by internal experts wherever possible.

Leadership Team

Girish Korde (Director, Client Engagement & Consulting) Girish has extensive experience in the healthcare consulting industry, significant part of which has been with IMS Consulting Group. He was instrumental in end-to-end delivery of engagements ranging from basic market landscaping to market entry / growth strategies. Apart from his consulting experience, his prior research and analytics experience during his stint with companies like Franklin Templeton India, e-Clerx has also played a critical part in successful delivery of multiple assignments through Profound Healthcare Services.
Deepak Kanvinde (Director, Client Engagement & Consulting) Deepak brings to the table his network in the healthcare industry & his knowledge of products, markets & technologies. He has more than 3 decades of experience spread across Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Medical Devices & Diagnostics sectors. Deepak was with Piramal Healthcare (PHL) as President-Sales, Marketing & Business development. During his tenure, he played a major role in identifying & sourcing new products & technologies to build a sustainable pipeline. He was instrumental in 23 licensing deals with leading multi-national corporations & played a major role in the acquisitions that PHL managed during his tenure. Prior to PHL, Deepak held leadership positions across multiple healthcare companies including ConvaTech (Medical devices unit of Bristol Myers Squibb), German Remedies (amalgamation of leading German companies like Boehringer Ingleheim & Beecham Wulfing) and with Johnson & Johnson.
Niteen Gadgil (Associate) Niteen has more than 15 years experience in the Pharmaceutical sector with major stints in General management & Finance functions. His last stint was with Solvay Pharmaceuticals as Managing Director. During his tenure, Solvay progressed to be among the top 3 fastest growing organizations. For the first time 4 brands consistently appeared in top 300 brands of the industry. Successfully managed 4 brand acquisitions & 1 brand divestment.Earlier, he was the Chief Financial officer of Solvay. He had a pivotal role to play in the multiple brand acquisitions & divestment transactions with Crocin divestment being the most prominent one. He was also instrumental in creating fully owned Solvay after divestment of earlier Indian promoters.Niteen also worked in German Remedies as CFO for a collaboration project. He is a Chartered & Cost accountant and an associate of company secretaries of India
Our Execution Strength We are able to provide quality and industry relevant engagement outcome to our clients, as our team of consultants include Medical Doctors and some of them with MBA degree. The Analysts who work in our projects are chosen from reputed institutes and in addition, we have industry veterans who get involved in projects on an ad-hoc basis.

Team's Knowledge Areas

Based on each team member's past and present experience, we would like to share the list of knowledge areas in which we have worked.

Segments Areas
Life Sciences Biopharma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, CRO, Rare Diseases*, Hep C and B, Fertility Drugs, High value drugs, Immunity disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Blood plasma products, Anaesthesia products, New drug delivery, Trans-dermal delivery, Ovarian Cancer, Blood products, OTC drugs, Hormones & contraceptives, Nephrology, API.
Medical Technologies Wound Care Management, Endoscopy, Disinfectants, Aesthetic Products, Coronary stents, Blood separations devices, Sleep apnea – diagnosis & treatment.
Diagnostics IVD, Blood Plasma Manufacturing, Endothelial dysfunction detection, Genetic testing, MRI systems, Systems for Immunohematology and Hemostasis tests.
Segments Areas
Start-up Sterilisation Process for re-usable item in hospitals, Technology for Neuroscience Clinicians, Technology for throughput screening services. Integrated healthcare delivery facilities.
Advisory Excel Modeling, Financial Due Diligence, Fund Raising, Mergers & Acquisition, Commercial due diligence.
Digital Transformation Excel based MIS for rating KOLs.
Others Patient maximization for hospital.

*items marked - through third-party knowledge partners