Asher Hasan

Asher Hasan
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Naya Jeevan

Bachelor's in Neuroscience and Biology, Oberlin College; research, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital; training in General Surgery, Beth Israel Medical Center; MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University. Formerly: Senior Director and Head, US Medical Affairs Obesity team, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company based in San Diego, California; six years as Medical Director, Sanofi, based in US headquarters. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Naya Jeevan, "new life” in Urdu/Hindi, 2009, 2010 and 2014, Member, Clinton Global Initiative. Former: Member, Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation, World Economic Forum; Fellow, TED; Fellow, Ashoka US and Ariane de Rothschild; Senior Fellow, Synergos. Recipient of awards: Asia 21 Young Leader (2010); Asian Social Entrepreneur of the Year, Schwab Foundation (2011). Interests: alpine skiing, reading and cruising the Caribbean.