Speakers

17 - 18 Jan 2019

Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad
Sudarshan Jain
Senior Advisor, APAX Partners, India
Sudarshan has a strong passion for healthcare and the education sector. He has served in several leadership positions and in his last assignment as the Managing Director at Abbott Healthcare Solutions, India.

Sudarshan has a rich healthcare business experience of over 35 years which includes stints in Abbott, Johnson & Johnson and leading Indian companies. He has got extensive experience in field force management, brand building and overall business operations related to healthcare field. He has been associated with over 30 brands which are among the top 300 in Indian Pharmaceutical industry. His experience covers Pharmaceutical, OTC, Hospital, Diagnostic & Nutrition business over the years. He has received number of recognitions and rewards for contribution within the company, academic institutions and industry associations. He has been the first Indian recipient of Global Chairman’s Award at Abbott.

Sudarshan has served as Vice President of Organization of Pharmaceuticals Producers of India (OPPI) representing research based pharmaceutical companies. Currently, he is the Visiting Faculty at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He is also a member of the Board of Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur, member of the Advisory Board of Narsee Monjee University, Mumbai (NMIMS), Board Member of Indian Education Society (IES), Mumbai and Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Mumbai. He has played leadership roles in shaping the healthcare policy and improving access to healthcare in India.

Sudarshan has a B.Sc. Degree in Physics from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.