Gautam is the Managing Director of McKinsey's India office and is a leader of McKinsey's Pharmaceutical Practice in Asia and also leads McKinsey's Organization Practice in Asia. Gautam also led McKinsey's thinking and research on performance transformation over many years. This expertise is at the core of Gautam's client work e.g he has helped one of India's leading pharmaceutical companies define its ten-year vision, redesign its organization and upgrade its capabilities to execute the vision.
Gautam has a longstanding passion for improving healthcare. He is a co-founder and board member of the Public Health Foundation of India - an innovative public-private initiative to strengthen India's public health system.