Rujul Desai, Vice President, advises clients on market access, reimbursement, strategic contracting and regulatory solutions. He applies his unique combination of experience in specialty pharmacy, biopharma, PBM, legal and regulatory services. Prior to joining Avalere, Rujul has held a number of leadership roles in the specialty industry, including at CVS Caremark, UCB, and Theracom. He was also the founder of a specialty hub services company supporting biopharma products. Rujul has significant health law experience, including practicing at the law firm of K&L Gates. Rujul holds a JD from University of Houston and a BA from Rutgers University. He is a combat veteran of the Global War on Terror, U.S. Army, Medical Service Corps, Captain (Ret.).