Pushpa leads the healthcare and lifesciences advisory practice at Sathguru. She advises companies on emerging market growth strategies, M&A opportunities, portfolio optimization, innovation access and strategic partnerships. Pushpa converges sector depth and network with knowledge and experience across commercial considerations, regulatory requirements and IP implications to steer market entry and accelerate growth. Pushpa has also been part of critical policy advisory efforts at the national and international level in areas such as innovation funding, capacity creation in medtech and biopharmaceuticals, skill development et al. Pushpa also leads Sathguru's engagement with marque global clients and prolific research institutions.
In addition to close to a decade at Sathguru, Pushpa's experience includes technology transfer at University of Michigan and investment banking/advisory at PwC and E&Y. She is a Registered Technology Transfer Professional, has a bachelor's degree from Osmania University (India), an MBA from the Ross School of Business at University of Michigan and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Pushpa serves as an alumni advisor to the India Business Conference at the University of Michigan, is a mentor to ventures on the MassConnect (Massachusetts, USA) program, and was recognized as one of the twenty 'Women Leaders in Healthcare' in India in 2018 by Medgate Today.