Divesh is a life sciences leader driving build of global capabilities in Advanced Analytics, Data Sciences, Commercial Research, Access and HEOR. He has been leading offshoring roadmaps, strategic investments for large life sciences organizations and has been instrumental in incubating and scaling up of large enterprise level commercial analytics and data sciences teams for these companies including Eli Lilly, IQVIA, Indegene and WNS (for GSK).
Divesh is currently VP & Global Head, HEOR for Regulatory & Access Consulting, Parexel International. He leads an international team covering all aspects of health economics modelling, evidence evaluations, advanced analytics, and outcomes research. He is responsible for the overall strategy, expansion, and commercial growth.
Previously, as Director and Head of Commercial Services at Eli Lilly Services, he led set up of its GIC based advanced analytics, data sciences, and marketing analytics capabilities.As Director with IQVIA, he led setting up of IQVIA’s India Delivery Centre in Bangalore and then in Gurgaon. He led delivery teams for Global Market Insights, Consumer Health, Oncology CoE and incubated Market Access, and HEOR delivery capabilities in India. Divesh was Global Head for GMI Services and led overall strategy and commercial growth.
Based in US, Divesh led the Commercial Analytics and Forecasting practice for Indegene Inc. He was responsible for delivery, operations and commercial growth. With WNS, Divesh played a key role in expanding analytics and commercial research capabilities for GlaxoSmithKline in India
Divesh holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and an MBA in Pharmaceutical Strategy.
Divesh is advocate of educational initiatives and is member of Industry-Academia councils advising universities and organizations on development of analytics talent in India. He recently co-authored “Wiley Innovation Black Book on Exponential Technologies” covering aspects of technology deployment across life sciences industry, particularly focusing on applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics.