Ratan Jalan founded Medium Healthcare Consulting in 2009 driven by an urge to ‘make a difference in healthcare’. Innovation in business models and patient empowerment have been at the core of what he does. Ratan has over three decades of experience across diverse industries and functional responsibilities. He started his professional career in the information technology industry with HCL Technologies and then moved to advertising at Lintas (now Lowe).
Earlier, Ratan was the CEO of Apollo Health and Lifestyle Limited, part of the Apollo Hospitals Group for almost a decade. He created some of the most successful and innovative healthcare formats in the country such as a nationwide network of The Apollo Clinic and The Cradle, South Asia’s first boutique birthing centres. In 1996, as President, Ratan set up India’s first hospital architecture and consulting firm Asian Health Services, a JV with ServiceMaster, a Fortune 500 company. He was awarded the Marketing Impact Award by S P Jain Institute of Management and has been nominated as one of the 50 most influential professionals in retailing. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and Harvard Business School.