Ajay Ahuja MD MBA

Executive Consultant

Dr. Ahuja is a physician and pharmaceutical executive with over 20 years of experience leading US and global business initiatives for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device firms. His experience includes development-stage companies to Fortune 100 corporations.  

Most recently, Dr. Ahuja served as CEO at The Nexus Embassy, an innovative high-tech company pioneering the most advanced blockchain technology to develop revolutionary applications across many industries, including Health Care and Biopharmaceuticals. Prior to this he was the Global Head of Medical Affairs for Allergan and in this role was accountable for the Medical strategies and plans for all products in every country. Prior to that he was Global Medical Head, Head of Medical Affairs and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Hospira / Pfizer.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Ahuja progressed through US and Global roles in Marketing, Strategy, Commercial Operations, and Business Development, with Novartis AG and Tepha, Inc.  (a biotech start-up). Dr. Ahuja also completed a consulting internship with the Boston Consulting Group.  

After earning a Bachelor of Science as well as a Certificate in Neuroscience from Duke University, Dr. Ahuja received his M.D. degree from Washington University St Louis, followed by Internal Medicine residency training at Northwestern and a Pediatric Cardiology fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He then earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Dr. Ahuja has dual citizenship in the U.S. and U.K., and he speaks four languages.