November 13-14, 2018 — New York, NY

Event: NY/NJ CEO

Topic: Partnerships for Innovation: The Next Generation of Therapeutics

Moderator: Monish Rajpal — Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting


  • Maria Luisa Pineda — Co-founder and CEO, Envisagenics
  • Johannes Fruehauf — Founder and President, LabCentral

November 14, 2018
Apella by Alexandria Center
New York, NY

Time:1:30-2:00 p.m.

About Monish Rajpal

Monish Rajpal, is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s New York office. He joined the firm in 2008 and focuses on Biopharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, MedTech/Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, as well as the emerging overlap and convergence among these various sectors. Monish advises clients across the size and value-chains spectrum and on a broad range of issues, including value proposition development and refinement, integrated health (including digital health/mhealth, service solutions), pricing, market access and commercialization, portfolio optimization and advancement, as well as broad strategy, growth and innovation, life-cycle management, and opportunity assessment. Prior to joining L.E.K., Monish worked for Medtronic. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pune (India), a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago.


NY/NJ CEO is the premier conference for the New York metro region’s growing biopharma industry. This invitation-only, off-the-record forum brings together senior-level life sciences executives to network and share insights into the industry's challenges and opportunities.

About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,400 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to