The Team

Aspect Ratio is a 'flat-hierarchy' organization. The core team is a bundle of energetic, well-qualified, experienced and highly focused professionals. Keen, intelligent, inqusitive, analytical and result-oriented minds ably support the core team at Aspect Ratio.

Shivram Apte

Shivram Apte - principal

Shivram Apte has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad.


  • Shivram has been in IT consulting industry for more than a decade. He has led client engagements across business verticals including Banking, Pharmaceuticals, Aviation, Automotive, Hospitality and Consumer Goods.
  • He has enabled Aspect Ratio to devise cost effective MIS reporting tools based on spreadsheet utilities.
  • Shivram is also an avid reader, an Excel trainer and teaches at various institutes including
    • Indian Institute of Management - Indore
    • Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow
    • Symbiosis Institute of Business Management
    • Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development
    • Tata Management Training Center

Anjan Pal

Anjan Pal - Principal

MBA, Carnegie Mellon University Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical), University of Pune


  • Anjan has more than a decade of experience in diverse fields.
  • While at Pfizer he worked in Sri Lanka and India. His responsibilities there included financial analysis, portfolio optimization, statistical modeling, forecasting, pricing and new product launches.
  • Anjan then moved to Pharmarc Analytic Solutions, a life science analytics consulting firm, where as Client Manager he led engagements in Rome, Istanbul and Bangalore.
  • He then joined with ECS Ltd (part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), where he worked with clients on projects related to business planning, change management and process development.
  • Prior to his current role he was with Johnson & Johnson where he was the Marketing Manager for cardiovascular implantable devices.
  • He is an endurance athlete and enjoys films.

Saurabh Goel

Saurabh Goel - Senior Project Manager

Saurabh is an MBA - Pharmaceuticals (Marketing) from NIPER, Mohali (Punjab, India) and also has a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Pune University.


  • About 10 years of diverse experience in pharmaceutical consulting, market research and analytics, and product management.
  • Expertise in devising pharmaceutical sales forecasting models, managing large teams, developing team to deliver customer delight, driving excellence in execution, setting up processes for effective utilization of resources.
  • Worked in multiple therapeutic areas including cardiovascular, metabolism, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, etc.
  • Prior to joining GCAF centre, worked with Life Sciences team at Ernst & Young, where he helped various clients in improving operational efficiency, identifying targets for potential acquisitions, out-licensing / in-licensing molecules and developing market entry strategies.
  • Earlier worked with Grail Research (formerly a part of Monitor Group), as an Associate Project Manager with the life-sciences team, and with PharmARC Analytic Solutions (now part of IMS Health) as a Consultant in forecasting team.

Pravin Lipare

Pravin Lipare - Project Manager


  • Pravin has around 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
  • Worked for US government state agencies like NYSOMH, NYSOGS and DOH to automate their software systems.
  • Worked on various domains like Health care, Banking (Credit risk – Basel II), eCommerce.
  • Designed and developed windows / web based applications based on client server architecture using .Net technologies.
  • Hands-on experience in various database technologies like Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Sybase SQL, Access, FoxPro.

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