Prashanth Prasad

Principal

Education

University of Michigan
MBA
University of Cincinnati
M.S.
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
B.Tech.

Past Experience

PwC
Manager, Health Industries Advisory
PRTM Management Consultants
Associate

Prashanth is a Principal based in San Francisco. He is a trusted advisor for clients in the Healthcare & Lifesciences industry and currently heads the USA Medical Device & Diagnostics practice.

He has over 12 years of combined industry and consulting experience in Lifesciences, across Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Pharma, Biotech, Payer and Provider industries. He also has significant experience advising clients in the Hi-tech industry.

His primary area of expertise is Innovation and Product Development; he also has a proven track record of helping clients succeed in areas of growth and market entry strategies, portfolio management, product launch and commercialization strategy, and organizational set-up and governance.

Prior to ADL, he has worked with PwC, PRTM and Roper Technologies in their Life sciences practices.

Prashanth has an MBA from the University of Michigan, an M.S. from the University of Cincinnati, and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 
Prashanth lives in San Francisco and his hobbies include local area sports teams, microbrewed beer and skiing.

Recent Publications

Transforming medical technology businesses to create value with digital
There is significant value to be captured with digital products and services in the healthcare industry. However, existing medical technology companies going digital will require major business and operational model changes. This article introduces a framework and set of levers that can help medical technology executives proactively manage these changes and their impact, therefore guiding their companies through digital transformation.
Using agile approaches for breakthrough product innovation
Companies expect their share of revenue from breakthrough, as opposed to incremental, innovation to double over the next five years, yet 88% of business leaders are dissatisfied with their current performances in this area. How can they improve? This article looks at how adopting agile alongside existing methods in a complementary way across their innovation portfolios allows organizations to successfully deliver the breakthrough products they are aiming for.

Prashanth is a Principal based in San Francisco. He is a trusted advisor for clients in the Healthcare & Lifesciences industry and currently heads the USA Medical Device & Diagnostics practice.

He has over 12 years of combined industry and consulting experience in Lifesciences, across Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Pharma, Biotech, Payer and Provider industries. He also has significant experience advising clients in the Hi-tech industry.

His primary area of expertise is Innovation and Product Development; he also has a proven track record of helping clients succeed in areas of growth and market entry strategies, portfolio management, product launch and commercialization strategy, and organizational set-up and governance.

Prior to ADL, he has worked with PwC, PRTM and Roper Technologies in their Life sciences practices.

Prashanth has an MBA from the University of Michigan, an M.S. from the University of Cincinnati, and a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 
Prashanth lives in San Francisco and his hobbies include local area sports teams, microbrewed beer and skiing.

Recent Publications

Transforming medical technology businesses to create value with digital
There is significant value to be captured with digital products and services in the healthcare industry. However, existing medical technology companies going digital will require major business and operational model changes. This article introduces a framework and set of levers that can help medical technology executives proactively manage these changes and their impact, therefore guiding their companies through digital transformation.
Using agile approaches for breakthrough product innovation
Companies expect their share of revenue from breakthrough, as opposed to incremental, innovation to double over the next five years, yet 88% of business leaders are dissatisfied with their current performances in this area. How can they improve? This article looks at how adopting agile alongside existing methods in a complementary way across their innovation portfolios allows organizations to successfully deliver the breakthrough products they are aiming for.

More About Prashanth
  • University of Michigan
    MBA
  • University of Cincinnati
    M.S.
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
    B.Tech.
  • PwC
    Manager, Health Industries Advisory
  • PRTM Management Consultants
    Associate