Dr. Diarra Lamar
Diarra works as a leading practitioner at PwC as a partner in the Deals Strategy team based in New York. He focuses on commercial strategy, M&A and innovation in the Healthcare space with particular emphasis on health systems/payers/services sectors. Furthermore, he is recognized as an expert for value-based healthcare with key areas of expertise including products/solutions design, organizational transformation, and digital and advanced analytics-based enablement.
Diarra is a physician bringing more than 20 years of healthcare experience across multiple aspects of the healthcare value-chain from large-cap biopharma, biotech, and medical devices to providers, payers (medical, pharmacy, and specialty benefits), and distributors. His healthcare leadership experience includes roles as Principal at The Boston Consulting Group, Director of Innovation and New Products at Novartis, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company.
Diarra earned an A.B., magna cum laude, in Cognitive Neurosciences, an MD, and an MBA from Harvard University.