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

  • 77% of Putnam projects are serving clients who have trusted us with important projects 5 + years


  • 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

  • Collectively, Putnam employees speak a total of 22 languages


  • 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

  • Putnam has served 17 of the top 20 global biopharmaceutical companies since 2010


  • 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
  • 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

    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

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


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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


  • 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

  • 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

  • Since 2000, more than 1/4 of Putnam Associates who have gone on to MBAs have attended HBS


  • 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
  • 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

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


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Putnam was founded in 1988


  • 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
  • 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

    Senior Associate Consultant
  • 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

    Senior Associate Consultant

Strategy for the Life Sciences