Pratap Khedkar

Managing Principal, ZS Associates

Pratap is Managing Principal for ZS’ global Pharmaceuticals practice since 2012. He also founded and leads the firm’s Advanced Data Science group, which consists of 100+ data scientists focusing on applications of AI & Machine Learning to multiple industries including healthcare. He also serves on ZS’s Shareholder’s Council. He has worked with numerous leading companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors on a wide range of topics in analytics, technology and strategy.

Prior to ZS, Pratap worked with General Electric’s Global R&D center in New York. Pratap holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

My Sessions

Life Sciences Panel: Why do we need DA when we have AI?

Grays Peak

Pharmaceutical drug investment decisions rely heavily on data and data analytics to inform executive-level decision-making.  Recently, there is a focus on exploring new products and services in the digital arena in the hopes of unlocking value and improving decision quality.  The intent of machine learning and artificial intelligence is to translate relevant data and information […]

Life Sciences