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About Jamie

Jamie Cattell is a partner in McKinsey’s Tokyo office. He is a leader of our Pharmaceutical & Medical Products Practice in Japan and leads our work on healthcare IT and our initiative on big data in healthcare. Working mainly with life science and medical technology clients, he focuses on issues in commercial strategy and organization.

Among Jamie’s recent projects, he helped develop an e-health strategy for a central nervous system drug to create a differentiating service offering for the care givers of patients with cognitive disorders. He advised on a real-world data strategy for a leading pharmaceutical company and provided implementation support, helping the company to identify and negotiate data partnerships and design and build a center of excellence. He has extensive experience of assisting with product launch strategies across many therapeutic areas, including carrying out detailed funding and patient-flow mapping to identify and address bottlenecks.

Before joining McKinsey, Jamie was an entrepreneur in a tech start-up and IT director of a market research company. He has an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford.

Published work

“Beyond the storm: Launch in the new normal,” McKinsey, 2013 (Request a hard copy or full PDF version)

Winning launches: Using analytics and creativity to create superior share of insight” (PDF–909 KB), McKinsey, June 2012

Beyond the pill: Creating medical value through technology enablement” (PDF–378 KB), Operations for the Executive Suite, McKinsey, 2011

Past experience
Research International (WPP Group—Japan) IT Director
Tech startup Entrepreneur
INSEAD (Europe Campus, France) MBA, Business administration
University of Oxford Certificate Japanese Studies
University of Oxford BA, Chemistry

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