Amit Patel has twenty years of healthcare industry experience with publicly-traded, private equity-backed, and start-up companies in the capacity of executive, board member, advisor, and investor. He is currently Executive Chairman of Azurity Pharmaceuticals (a NovaQuest Capital Management portfolio company) and a board member at BioDuro (Advent International portfolio company), Tergus Pharma (Great Point Partners portfolio company) and Calyptus Pharma. Recently, Amit was SVP & President of Dosage Form Solutions at Capsugel, a KKR portfolio company (purchased from Pfizer in 2011 and sold to Lonza in 2017).
Prior to Capsugel, he worked at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc. as EVP & Head of North America, and SVP & Head of Global Corporate Development & Strategic Planning. Earlier, Amit was VP of Corporate Development at CTIS, Inc., and Co-founder & CEO of MedOnTime, Inc. (acquired by CTIS). He started his career as a strategy consultant with Marakon Associates. Amit holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School, a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A.S. degree in Systems Engineering from the Moore School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania