Asheesh is a managing principal at ZS. He joined ZS in October 2017, and 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 practices with a focus on patient-centric services and evangelizing the use of patient analytics across the healthcare value chain.
Asheesh has collaborated with clients in challenging business models and reimagining business processes, delivering changes in productivity and effectiveness while maturing the client’s capabilities via newer technology. Asheesh has led capability-building initiatives such as “digital only” brand launch, decoupling of the marketing resource management function, automation and AI-enabled commercial, safety and purchasing processes, organizational design to sustain new business models, and data management strategies.
Previously, Asheesh was the global industry leader for the life sciences and medical devices industries at Wipro, leading client relationships, industry consulting, and solutions and delivery teams for a $540 million per year 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, Bangalore. Asheesh also has an M.S. in computer sciences from Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, with a focus on artificial intelligence and neural networks and graduating top of his class.