Hariharnath Buggana is the Managing Director of InvAscent India – a private equity firm focused on Indian healthcare, pharma, and medtech industries. Prior to this, Hari was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. During his stint at McKinsey, Hari primarily worked with life sciences businesses in the US, Europe, and India on a variety of issues ranging from corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, product-market strategy, R&D productivity, organizational effectiveness, and operations improvement.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Hari worked as a scientist in the pharmaceutical products division of Abbott Laboratories (USA). Hari has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (USA).