Hrishikesh Nashikkar

Manager, Blockchain Development, Novartis / PharmaLedger

“Hrishikesh is a Manager- Blockchain development in Novartis, India. He is responsible for driving the blockchain based innovation and digital transformation within Novartis.

Hrishikesh is an innovation leader with expertise in managing strategic innovation, leading teams to build digital solutions from the ground up. Before joining Novartis, Hrishikesh was leading a Capital Market blockchain practice at Broadridge (FinTech ) since 2015 and was responsible for new blockchain-based platforms in the capital market and product-technology roadmap.

Hrishikesh comes with overall 14+ years of experience, and his expertise spans blockchain, enterprise technology, product development & management, market research, and global consulting. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer science from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT), Pune University and Executive MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta.”