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Our team of industry executives has a proven track-record in corporate strategy and consulting; a solid understanding of clients' needs, brand / development strategies, decision making processes, that in turn ensures our work supports decision-making at the highest of levels.
Backed by expert INOVIS analysts in 50+ countries, we deliver actionable competitive intelligence and strategic guidance, leveraging expert interviewers and quality primary sources, to deliver actionable results.
A 27+year veteran in the CI and counter-intelligence industry, Marc has grown INOVIS into a global leader in primary intelligence and strategic consulting services, serving a select group of loyal, global Fortune 100 companies as loyal clients. He is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm and manages the operation of the IT/telco practice.
Prior to INOVIS, Marc was Director of Market Intelligence at a leading U.S. institutional investment firm for five years, providing primary intelligence on small-/medium-/large-cap life science equities via a global employee network of 125 investigative journalists. He also delivers private CI seminars and is a frequent lecturer on CI and counter-intelligence topics at companies and to academia.
Marc is fluent in 5 languages and enjoys proximity to the ski slopes from the Lucerne office, to the Pacific waves from the Palo Alto office, and to NYC from the Princeton office.
He joined INOVIS from Novartis Pharma AG, where he most recently served as Global Director of Integrated Insights, helping develop competitive intelligence (CI) functions and processes that are still in effect today. Prior to this, he managed Global Competitive Intelligence for Respiratory and Primary Care at Novartis.
Previously, Dr. Singh headed Competitive Intelligence for a major Generics and Biosimilar intelligence firm, helping pharmaceutical clients optimize their lifecycle strategies.
Baljit studied pharmacy at the Royal Danish School of Pharmacy in Copenhagen, Denmark and received his Ph.D in Pharmaceutics from London School of Pharmacy. He played cricket for the Danish National team for ~10 Years.
Kathleen Dean proactively manages strategic client relationships and works to optimize the continuing INOVIS tradition of exceeding client expectations, reporting to Marc Limacher, INOVIS' Founder and CEO.
Kathleen brings the perspective of a Fortune-50 company to her work at INOVIS. She joined INOVIS from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), where she most recently served as a world-wide product marketing manager, driving software content marketing strategy and product evangelization.
Prior, she was a senior insights manager at HPE, responsible for delivering actionable customer, market, and competitive analysis for business strategy and planning. Previously, Kathleen served in a number of marketing and channel roles in the software business at Hewlett-Packard (HP). She has 17 years of experience in the IT industry and holds an MS in Technical Communications from Colorado State University.
Kathleen enjoys hiking in the Rocky Mountains of Northern Colorado, is a backyard beekeeper, and serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Children's Speech and Reading Center.
Dr. Harshal Kubavat is the Head of Strategic Consulting Services. Harshal is based in the London office and brings the benefit of having both client and agency experience, hence offering a high degree of understanding of brand and competitor strategies, empathy for clients' needs and pain points, but equally importantly, new innovative and pioneering ideas to enable and optimize brand and competitor strategies.
Harshal joined INOVIS from Roche Pharmaceuticals (Global Product Strategy and UK Marketing), where he provided tremendous value as a Competitive Intelligence Manager (Immunology) and Brand Manager (Oncology) to brand and competitor strategy and tactical execution, at both global, regional and local levels.
Harshal manages the firm's Strategic Consulting Services unit, which consists mainly of brand strategy optimization, workshops, scenario planning, LCM, competitor simulations (war gaming) as well as competitive strategy training sessions to pharma, biotech, medical devices & digital medicine clients, leveraging his extensive experience of academic, patient-facing and commercial activities over the past ten years.
Dr Kubavat was previously a registered UK Pharmacist, obtaining his degree at The School of Pharmacy London, holds a Ph.D in Pharmaceutics from the University of Bath and recently obtained a PG. Certificate in Strategic Marketing Leadership at Henley Business School.
Larry Fauconnet, Senior Director of Competitive Insights & Strategy focusing on IT, Telecommunications, and Digital Health, leverages 30 years of competitive intelligence and strategy experience to assist clients in understanding and positioning themselves more effectively on the competitive landscape.
Larry came to INOVIS from AT&T and YP where he provided strategic competitive insights to corporate leadership. Prior to this, Larry served as the director of operations for a Princeton-based geopolitical intelligence consulting firm.
Larry also served for 28 years as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army, both in active and reserve positions, retiring at the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Some of the key intelligence positions Larry held include: Intelligence Planner for the 5th Special Forces Group and the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq and Chief of Intelligence Production for Army Central Command's Intelligence Center.
Larry holds an MBA from Mercer University, an MA from Towson University, and a diploma from the U.S. Army's Command & General Staff College.
The fact that 95+% of our engagements come from clients with us since 1992 speaks to the quality of our performance and our emphasis on cultivating exclusive, proactive client relationships.
Our valued, long-term Fortune 500 clients' satisfaction, demonstrated through repeat business since 1992, is one of our strongest testimonials.
We protect our clients' confidentiality and place a premium on discretion and keeping a low profile. However, selected client references are available upon request.
Our ideal candidates are creative, naturally inquisitive, intellectually curious, analytical, resourceful, and experienced. They think intuitively and independently and take a consultative approach to problem resolution.
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