Life Sciences & Health Care
Rahul Mehendale is a managing director in the Life Sciences & Health Care practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP.
Rahul helps strengthen Deloitte’s Strategy & Analytics offering through his extensive experience at the intersection of entrepreneurship, disruptive innovation, and health care. His role is nontraditional in the sense that he is focused on shaping where Deloitte should participate in the new, future of health-inspired landscape. He is a Deloitte boomerang, having previously worked as a core member of the Disruptive Innovation team.
Prior to Deloitte, Rahul founded and ran mySkin Inc. for more than 12 years. At mySkin, Rahul achieved global notoriety in creating the $50B global, quantified skin category with a first-of-its-kind skincare analytics and imaging platform. He also founded a consumer play in retail theft detection and market analytics. He is very active in the startup ecosystem, having served as an adviser to startups in health and wellness, image processing, and consumer products.
Rahul is a firm believer in the power of data and analytics and its implications for new and emerging tech-enabled business models that are disrupting to the current participants in health care. The increasing adoption of personal health tracking sensors, genetic testing and editing, wellness, telemedicine, autonomous driving, and analytics are just some of the areas which offer today’s empowered consumer different choices and enable changed behaviors in a fast-moving health care landscape. He is passionate about finding growth opportunities, helping clients navigate this change, and providing thought leadership.
Rahul earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School, earned his MS in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and obtained a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Pune, India.