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Kirtika Sharma


Advises leading life sciences and healthcare companies on growth opportunities, building new businesses, and strengthening digital capabilities

Kirtika helps organizations build and scale new businesses, with a particular focus on life sciences. She leads our digital health work in Asia, helping healthcare and pharmaceutical companies as well as private-equity groups on a wide range of topics including business building, growth strategy, M&A, and diligence. Her recent client work includes the following examples:

  • building a large digital health ecosystem in India focused on helping patients better manage chronic conditions
  • building a doctor engagement platform for a pharma company
  • developing the blueprint for an Indian conglomerate, focused on building an end-to-end digital health ecosystem for patients
  • building an analytics-driven platform for a pharma company to guide its field force on personalizing doctor engagement
  • developing the blueprint for a primary care ecosystem for a European organization
  • accelerating growth for a leading private equity-owned digital and analytics service provider for global pharma and healthcare companies

Published work

The health benefits and business potential of digital therapeutics,” McKinsey & Company, January 2023

Past experience

Business analyst


IIMA (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

IIT Delhi (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi)