Venkatesh Subramaniam is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2007-08. Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, he has been working for Reliance Life Sciences in Bangalore (India), most recently as senior Regional Head in charge of sales operations for western and southern parts of India. His job responsibilities include developing business plans, implementing strategies and achieving sales targets. Additionally, he is part of an elite corporate team in developing national and regional marketing strategies. Subramaniam did his post-graduate in physics and worked in sales and marketing at Bayer Pharmaceuticals prior to joining Reliance Life Sciences in August 2003.