The Putnam Team



Our Team

  • I work with the partners, team, and clients to draw insights from primary and secondary data and provide strategies for supporting clinical and commercial development of pharmaceutical products.

    Whitney Amyot

  • 91% of Putnam employees have worked on a case looking at global markets


  • I work at the interface of clients, partners, and the analytical team, managing all of the work that goes into bringing our clients the most bulletproof deliverables possible. The best part of working here is the opportunity to join teams with so many dedicated, whip-smart professionals solving very demanding problems every day.

    Alex Busch

  • My work at Putnam allows me dovetail my scientific and technical expertise with my business acumen. Additionally, Putnam takes a rigorous approach to problem solving and tackles complex and challenging problems that impact the global healthcare industry.

    Kristen Moffat

  • 92% of Putnam employees take Public transportation or walk to work


  • I enjoy the people I work with. Everyone brings a different style and essence to the team and watching it all come together is rewarding and fun

    Archana Murali

  • I recently rejoined Putnam as a Manager in the San Francisco office.  It is an exciting opportunity to help grow the new office and work with our west coast clients

    Sean O’Malley

  • My projects at Putnam dig deeply at the science of many of the biggest drugs, and then pivots into identifying or analyzing for business opportunities within the context of the science.

    Gan Tan

  • 94% of Putnam employees have worked on projects involving new products


  • My role is exciting because it allows me to take on a wide range of different responsibilities from performing in-depth data analysis, to helping develop hypotheses and storylines for the overall project, to manage the workstreams of newer members of the team.

    Yuanfei Wang

  • Putnam has given me an incredible opportunity to navigate some of the most interesting challenges in the healthcare space while working alongside smart, diligent colleagues. I’ve been able to leverage my deep background in basic science and knowledge of business to tackle challenging problems across different therapeutic areas.

    Vinay Ramabhadran

    Senior Consultant
  • As a former bench scientist, I find it exciting to work on projects that involve cutting-edge technologies and breakthrough therapies that have a direct clinical impact. I am able to leverage my research expertise by providing scientific and analytical insight into the development of business strategies that help our clients tackle challenging problems.

    Joanna Rys

    Senior Consultant
  • At Putnam, my role varies by project – but deep strategic analysis, laser focus on our clients’ goals, and sharp yet down-to-earth colleagues are all constants.

    Colleen Sadin

    Sr. Consultant
  • At Putnam, I am able to intertwine my knowledge and understanding of basic science with strategic business recommendations. I enjoy the complexity of the problems we solve and the process of solving them as teams.

    Julie Coleman

  • Coming from the initial stages of drug discovery in academia, it’s exciting to learn the other end of the clinical pipeline and see how new therapies help patients. The best part of the job is the diversity, both in teams and projects.

    Joris De Schutter

  • My cases generally combine deep scientific understanding and rigorous quantitative analysis to profile current and future market implications for our clients. Our projects generally focus on paradigm-changing therapies facing complicated strategic challenges. It is quite invigorating working with our clients to help them redefine how a disease is treated.

    Matt Grichnik

  • I truly enjoy the work we do. My colleagues collaborate and openly share knowledge and ideas. Management selects and assigns complex (and interesting!) projects to teams to achieve best-in-class results. There’s opportunity to interact with our clients and engage them as strategic partners. Putnam is a great place to make an impact and professionally develop.

    Tara Mehan

  • Working at the intersection of science and business with the talented team at Putnam has made for an exciting and rewarding experience, and I look forward to working with new clients and facing new challenges every day.

    Melody Pai

  • With fantastic people consistently delivering valuable insights to our client partners, it’s no surprise that Putnam is such a successful and steadily-growing firm. My teams at Putnam approach and tackle complex strategic challenges in the life sciences space from all angles; being part of this environment is exciting and motivating.

    Tara Sullivan

  • Working at Putnam allows me to leverage my scientific and engineering background to solve complex problems that our clients face, while also getting to work with bright, driven, and interesting people.

    Karan Raje

  • The environment at Putnam is enriching and collaborative. I enjoy working with my colleagues to craft customized solutions to complex problems at every stage of the life sciences product lifecycle.

    Meera Rao

  • Coming from a Biology background, it is exciting to work at the forefront of the pharmaceutical world helping to inform impactful decisions for our clients.  The collaborative and tight-knit team culture at Putnam ensure that every day is as exciting and rewarding as the day before as we pursue insightful answers to complex questions.

    Eric Yang

  • Putnam was founded in 1988


  • Putnam is a fantastic place where everyone cares deeply about each other and the success of the team. As a Life Sciences Consultant, I’m often the scientific expert on my case team. I’ve leveraged my background experience and contributed from day one while learning new consulting and business skills.

    Mariah Hanley

    Life Sciences Consultant
  • Coming from the pharmacy setting at the front line of patient care, it’s exciting to be involved with various aspects of the strategy behind novel agents. Every day presents new challenges to overcome, and having the opportunity to learn from brilliant individuals who are genuinely kind and helpful is what makes Putnam a great place

    Ishita Mehta

    Life Sciences Consultant
  • Putnam employees volunteer their time at over 24 different charitable organizations


  • At Putnam, I get to leverage my in-depth knowledge of life sciences and my business acumen to tackle exciting and challenging problems within the healthcare industry, while working alongside brilliant individuals with a passion for problem solving.

    Swathi Srivatsa

    Life Sciences Consultant
  • 42% of Putnam employees have solved a Rubik’s cube


  • Putnam fosters a collaborative environment where I combine deep commercial analysis with my passion for healthcare. From immunotherapy to gene therapy, my projects lie on the bleeding edge of healthcare and lead to meaningful impacts that I find invigorating.

    Ernie Doherty

    Senior Associate Consultant
  • Collectively, Putnam employees speak a total of 22 languages


  • My projects at Putnam vary greatly but all leverage complex problem solving to provide the best strategic recommendation to our client partners. Each project is a new opportunity for professional development and to take on increasing responsibility.

    Cece Nichols

    Senior Associate Consultant
  • I develop and promote best practices and standards for Putnam’s primary market research. I really enjoy working with our teams to find creative solutions to their research challenges.

    Brian Sharkey

    Director of Market Research

Strategy for the Life Sciences