Durga Ambati is a Practice Director on the Life Sciences Information Technology Services team and leads the focus on the commercial technology and medical devices industry. She advises business and IT leaders of technology vendors, service providers, and life sciences enterprises across various topics, including growth strategy, M&A support, business intelligence, go-to-market strategy, competitive intelligence, and market positioning. She has authored multiple industry reports and vendor assessments in the life sciences, commercial technology, and medical device technology domain and drives the research and thought leadership across these areas. Prior to joining Everest Group, Durga worked as a product development lead and clinical marketing specialist at a US-based medical device start-up. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in biological sciences from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.