Dr. Jawadekar is a pharmaceutical executive with over thirty-five years of experience, including 28 years at Pfizer Inc. Dr. Jawadekar brings extensive experience in pharmaceutical research and development, alliance management, contracting, outsourcing, benchmarking, drug delivery, formulations, clinical supply manufacturing and packaging, clinical trial materials, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical sciences, and performance metrics. He also has deep knowledge and global experience working across the United States, Europe, India, and other parts of Asia, including Japan and China.

Dr. Jawadekar serves as a strategic advisor to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies through his independent consultancy, founded in 2010. From 1982 to 2010, Dr. Jawadekar held various technical, management, and business development positions at Pfizer, Inc., including Director, Portfolio Management & Analytics, and Vice President, Asia Colleague Resource Group, for Pfizer Global R&D.

Dr. Jawadekar received his B.Pharm. from Shivaji University in 1972, M.Pharm. from the University of Bombay in 1974, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Minnesota in 1982.