Mr. Viswanath is a post-graduate in Pharmacology with over 30 years’ experience in sales, marketing, business development and strategic planning in the pharmaceutical Industry across Asia. His previous experience includes Serum Institute - India and Astra - India both in sales and marketing, 8 years with Pharmacia - India and China. Upon completion of the global acquisition of Pharmacia by Pfizer in April 2003, he assumed the position of Director - Business Development & Strategic Planning for Capsugel (a division of Pfizer) based in Bangkok until 2011. Currently living in Beijing, Mr.Viswanath is an Independent Consultant for a number of pharmaceutical companies and in this role offers his expertise in the area of Strategic Marketing, Business Development, Marketing and Sales Effectiveness, Alliance Management, KOL & Advocacy development. With his deep understanding of the trends in the industry backed up by his strong networking capabilities, Mr. Viswanath envisions to act as a bridge for these companies to reach out to companies overseas and vice versa. Mr Viswanath serves on Novotek’s Advisory board since 2012.