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ABOUT  INOVIS

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INOVIS has a long-standing history of providing actionable Competitive Intelligence services, both primary intelligence and strategic analysis, to the IT / Telco and Pharma / MedTech industries ...

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Working with clients at various stages of product, franchise and company lifecycles, we are able to distil, deliver and facilitate impactful and strategic insight to help compete in ever uncertain markets

Find out more how INOVIS has grown as a successful global partner to help clients identify, mitigate and capitalize on emerging opportunities and competitor vulnerabilities ... click + below

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Backed by expert INOVIS analysts in 50+ countries, we deliver actionable competitive intelligence and strategic guidance leveraging expert interviewers, quality primary sources that deliver actionable results  read more
Our team of industry executives have a proven track-record in corporate strategy and consulting; 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  read more
INOVIS' clients for primary competitive intelligence and consulting services in both the pharma / life sciences and IT industries include 60 of the global Fortune 300 and other Global 500 firms  read more
Join our team: INOVIS offers a dynamic, collaborative environment that will challenge and excite you. Our corporate culture emphasizes excellence and strong working relationships, striving to always meet and exceed the highest quality and ethical standards  read more

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INOVIS competitive intelligence and strategic consulting services

INOVIS Competitor Strategy Specialists our company

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.

INOVIS Exeriened Intelligence History our history
INOVIS Global Intelligence Coverage where we are

INOVIS adheres to strict ethical guidelines and procedures for gathering sensitive data
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Continue to fortify our global leadership position as an innovative, best-in-class, go-to agency for Pharma and IT to guide strategic decisions involving external competitor and market assessments
INOVIS is committed to bringing tailor-made, best-in-class, Strategic Intelligence and Consulting services to our long-term and new clients through our high-quality, seasoned, experienced analysts, innovative processes, and personalized model

  • Leverage 25-plus years of CI experience & proven, structured intelligence gathering methods to deliver innovative results
  • Produce competitive & actionable results - including "so what" analysis and "now what" recommendations
  • Take a customer-first, flexible, and proactive approach to partnering with our clients
  • Be transparent, communicative, & resourceful
  • Adhere to the highest quality and ethical standards

INOVIS competitive intelligence and strategic consulting services

The INOVIS Competitor Strategy Specialists our people

SNAPSHOTS OF THE iTEAM The INOVIS Competitor Strategy Specialists

Marc Limacher, Founder and CEO of INOVIS Competitive Intelligence Strategies

Marc Limacher
Founder & CEO
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Marc Limacher started INOVIS in 1992 as a boutique primary CI specialty firm in Palo Alto, CA, specializing in the pharma/medtech, digital health and IT industries.

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.

Bajit Singh, Managing Director & Partner of INOVIS Competitor Intelligence Strategies for Pharma / Medtech / Digital Health

Baljit Singh
Managing Director & Partner,
Life Sciences Group
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Dr. Baljit Singh has more than 12 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical, biotech, and generics market. He is based in Lucerne at INOVIS' Global Headquarters in Switzerland, where his key responsibilities include both running day-today operational activities and shaping near- and long-term strategic business direction.

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.

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Kathleen Dean, Senior Director of Strategic Client Services, INOVIS Competitor Intelligence Strategies

Kathleen Dean
Senior Director
Strategic Client Services
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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.

Harshal Kubavat</span><br />Head of Strategic Consulting, Global Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Group, INOVIS Competitive Intelligence Strategies

Harshal Kubavat
Head of Strategic Consulting,
Global Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences Group
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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, Competitor Insights and Strategy

Larry Fauconnet
Senior Director
Competitive Insights & Strategy
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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.

INOVIS competitive intelligence and strategic consulting services

The INOVIS Competitor Strategy Specialists our clients

INOVIS' clients for primary competitive intelligence and consulting services in both the pharma / life sciences and IT industries include 60 of the global Fortune 300 and other Global 500 firms.

We've built our base on exclusive client relationships, fostering an environment of mutual trust and ensuring that our clients' interests are well-served.

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.

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The INOVIS Competitor Strategy Specialists careers

Join our team: INOVIS offers a dynamic, collaborative environment that will challenge and excite you. Our corporate culture emphasizes excellence and strong working relationships, striving to always meet and exceed the highest quality and ethical standards.

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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  • Senior research manager
  • Project manager, pharma/biotech, European office
  • CI analysts

To apply to a current job opening, please send a cover letter and CV as attachments in MS Word (as well as any sanitized work samples) to:

careers@inovis.global

OR fax these items to 1.650.298.9555

Please indicate the JOB TITLE in the subject line to ensure proper delivery.

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INOVIS CI Analysts and Strategists

our history

Since 1992, our global team of seasoned professionals has helped our loyal Fortune 500 clientele develop and maintain sustainable, competitive advantages and formulate action plans to capitalize on business trends and market events, emerging opportunities, and competitor vulnerabilities.

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our locations

INOVIS global coverage
INOVIS' HQ resides in Switzerland, with supporting offices in the UK, the US (East and West) and India, providing global accessibility to our external clients and internal research network

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our research ethics

INOVIS adheres to strict ethical data collection guidelines as an active member & partner of

strategic and competitive intelligence professionals

PBIRG

Insights Association
 

American Marketing Association
 

EphMRA: European Pharmaceutical Market Research Association
 

Business Marketing Association
 

ESOMAR

 

SCIP (Strategic & Competitive Intelligence Professionals), PBIRG, MRA (Market Research Association), AMA (American Marketing Association), EphMRA, BMA (Business Marketing Association) & ESOMAR (the European equivalent of the AMA)

INOVIS' CI data collection methods & processes are in full compliance with the U.S. Economic Espionage Act.

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