Gartner Expert

Animesh Gandhi

VP Analyst

As a Vice President Analyst on the Gartner healthcare and life science industry research team, Animesh Gandhi supports life science executives developing business and technology strategies to advance innovation, growth and digital transformation in a changing business environment. Mr. Gandhi leads the life science core topic research agenda. His research agenda is focused on digital therapeutics, life science commercial operations, and advanced analytics and AI. His vertical life science coverage specifically includes sales and marketing enablement, customer relationship management, campaign management, launch planning, market access, patient engagement, commercial compliance, real-world data, revenue management and related technologies for pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical devices organizations.

Previous experience

Mr. Gandhi has over 22 years of experience in the life science industry, specializing in sales and marketing enablement, digital health, and advanced analytics. He has been successful both within and consulting to the life sciences industry working at the intersection of business and technology. He has a deep understanding of life science organizations commercial business models and sources of competitive advantage. Prior to joining Gartner, he led commercial business technology at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals where he successfully created and executed strategic technology plans for multiple product launches, modernizing the organizations commercial capabilities and centralizing information access to drive competitive advantage. Previously, he led an analytics and technology consultancy practice focused on delivering transformation projects for global life science organizations.

Professional background

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals

Sr. Director, Information Technology

Alliance Life Sciences

Vice President, Commercial Analytics and Insights


Director, Product Management

Areas of coverage

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Optimization and Modernization

Healthcare and Life Science Digital Transformation and Innovation


B.S., Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology

M.S., Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Commercial IT Strategy and Execution in Life Sciences

2Digital Health Development and Commercialization

3Brand Marketing, Launch Planning, and Market Access Execution in Life Sciences

4Data Management and Analytics in Commercial Life Sciences

5Sales Force Management and Operations in Life Sciences