Senior Managing Director, Life Science Tools and Diagnostics
Puneet Souda is a Senior Research Analyst at Leerink Partners covering Life Science Tools and Diagnostics. His research focuses on companies and technologies within the Life Science Tools subsector, the Diagnostics subsector, and selected areas of Pharmaceutical Services.
Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Puneet was a Senior Associate at Citigroup covering Medical Devices. Before joining Wall Street, he spent over a decade in core and basic research labs at UCLA and Purdue University. In this work, he was a customer and collaborator of many Life Science Tools and Diagnostic companies. Puneet has direct experience in the acquisition, management, and utilization of many life sciences technologies for molecular analysis and diagnostics. He has co-authored over 45 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has built an extensive network of colleagues and collaborators among academic lab researchers and Life Science Tools suppliers.
He earned an M.B.A. from University of California-San Diego and undertook graduate study in biotechnology and earned a B.A. in Biology from Purdue University.