Shyam Pakala

PhD, MBA • Managing Partner

Specialties: Specialties: Business development- Global product and portfolio valuations. International markets-market and opportunity
assessments; market research. Business Fundamentals- Financial and revenue models; local partnerships. Innovation and Product development.

Shyam provides a unique blend of business and science, helping innovators and investors realize true market potential.

Before coming to MarketSpace, he worked as a senior project/program analyst for a leading medical device manufacturer. In this role, he skillfully identified and led business development efforts in obesity, diabetes, oncology and chronic kidney disease, while performing business analytics and competitive assessments for new therapies. He also created strategic plans to guide investments in early stage R&D ventures.

Shyam is a trained scientist with several publications and patent applications, in the field of Immunology, diabetes and cell transplantation.


Experience:
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India –   MS Life sciences
Jamia Millia Islamia (National Institute of Immunology), Delhi, India –   PhD, Biosciences (Immunology)
Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis – MBA

Education:
Washington University School of Medicine – Post Doctoral research (Diabetes and transplantation)
The Scripps Research Institute – Post Doctoral research (Diabetes and transplantation)
La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology – Post Doctoral research (Diabetes and transplantation)
Medtronic Inc – Diabetes and transplantation (Device development)

Memberships:
American Association of Immunology
American Diabetes Association
Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals
Association of Indian Medical Device Industry)