The Nexus Embassy
Ajay Ahuja, MD, MBA, Chief Executive, The Nexus Embassy
Accomplished Dr Ajay Ahuja is an accomplished executive with over 20 years of experience leading global business initiatives across industries, and with a long history in biopharmaceuticals. He is currently the CEO of Nexus, an innovative high-tech company pioneering the most advanced blockchain technology, enabling revolutionary applications across many industries, including Health Care.
Immediately prior to Nexus, Dr Ahuja was the Global Head of Medical Affairs Allergan; and before that, in Vice President roles at Pfizer and Hospira, where he led the medical aspects for approvals and commercial launches of three different biosimilar drugs across multiple countries.
Dr Ahuja has served as a Global Medical Head at Takeda Pharmaceuticals; while earlier in his career, he progressed through critical US and Global positions in Marketing, Strategy, Commercial Operations, and Business Development with the Swiss-based pharma giant Novartis, and Tepha, a biotech start-up, achieving immense success in the markets while developing productive internal and external relationships.
After receiving a Bachelor’s degree from Duke University, Ajay earned his MD degree from WashU and trained in Cardiology at Harvard. He then earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dr Ahuja has dual citizenship in the U.S. and U.K., and he speaks four languages.