Asheesh joined ZS in October 2017 and is a managing principal. His current focus is on expanding ZS’s role in clients’ strategic programs from strategy through execution. He manages the real-world data and patient insight practice with a focus on patient-led transformation and evangelizing the use of patient analytics across the healthcare value chain. Asheesh also leads ZS’s technology advisory services for pharma CIOs.
Asheesh has collaborated with clients in challenging business models and reimagining business processes. He’s delivered changes in productivity and effectiveness while growing clients’ capabilities via newer technology. He has led capability-building initiatives, including digital-only brand launch, automation and AI-enabled processes, organizational design and data management strategies.
Previously, Asheesh was the global industry leader for the life sciences and medical devices industries at Wipro. He led solutions and delivery teams, client relationships and industry consulting for a multimillion-dollar portfolio. Prior to Wipro, Asheesh was a sales and marketing practice leader and client business unit head at Cognizant, working closely with clients across a wide array of services and specializing in large transformation programs at the intersection of digital, data and AI. He also held a practice leader role with Unisys Consulting.
Asheesh holds an MBA with a focus on business strategy and finance from the Indian Institute of Management Bengaluru. Asheesh also has an M.S. in computer science, with a focus on AI and neural networks, from Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi.