Dr Somnath is a medical doctor by education who ventured into the pharmaceutical industry more than a decade ago. He has since taken up Sales and Marketing, Digital and Analytics, and Commercial Excellence roles in various companies. He has worked with various global colleagues spanning from Japan, Australia, China, SE Asia, and the US and the EU. The pharma brands he launched in some of these markets gross more than nine billion USD globally. Somnath is currently Associate Director at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, India, and heads the entire Commercial Excellence Function (SFE, L&D, Digital, and Market Intelligence). He is also a professional photographer specialising in portraiture and weddings.