Ali works in R&D procurement for Pfizer in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA. Prior to joining Pfizer, he worked as a project manager handling end-to-end large residential and commercial real estate developments. He also worked as a consultant to support change management programs within supply chains for multi-national organizations in the pharmaceutical and chemicals sector. He has first-hand experience working as a research chemist for GlaxoSmithKline and worked as a trader on financial markets handling interest-rate future securities. Ali holds a Ph.D. in Computational Chemistry from the University of Cambridge, UK and a MBA in Pharmaceutical Management from Rutgers University.