About Knowvanta

We can tell you what your
audience is really saying.

Knowvanta knows global healthcare and empowers companies with insights through research, cutting edge analytics, and domain specific enterprise software.

Our work includes the structuring of new surveys, as well as insightful analysis for both new and existing research.

We bring a deeper level of analysis and understanding through incorporating Sentiment Analysis. We uncover and better understand patterns to identify the optimal actions you should be taking.

Clients tell us that we make the process easy, that we give deeper insights, and that we give them better confidence in the decisions they make. We tell them “that’s why you partnered with us.

Knowvanta knows how to help you move forward

Value to the healthcare industry

Experience in over 100 clinical and therapeutic areas

More than 20 years of global science, healthcare and research expertise

Pharma market access with deep knowledge of patient, provider and payer markets

Skilled in merging the human craft and AI / machine learning for deeper and more revealing insights

Ability to drive advanced sales analytics that impact drug pricing evaluations

Michael S. Ricker

Managing Partner

Michael brings unique experience and perspective to his role as Managing Partner at knowvanta. His healthcare background spans 20 years in varying practitioner and management roles.

As Managing Partner at knowvanta, Michael has built an extensive background of therapeutic area knowledge, with experience in cardiac care, devices, gastrointestinal, endocrinology, neurology, oncology, respiratory, and infectious diseases/virology. He is a RIVA trained moderator.

Michael practiced emergency medicine serving as a NJ State Certified EMT-B Field Technician with specialization in traumatic, respiratory, cardiac, and pediatric emergency management.

Prior to knowvanta, Michael was a Senior Product Manager at McKesson where he was responsible for working with national and regional payers to deliver specialized provider network management, pricing analytics, and reimbursement consulting in preparation of the ACA rollout.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University and a MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.

Michael S. Ricker

Managing Partner

Michael brings unique experience and perspective to his role as Managing Partner at knowvanta. His healthcare background spans 20 years in varying practitioner and management roles.

As Managing Partner at knowvanta, Michael has built an extensive background of therapeutic area knowledge, with experience in cardiac care, devices, gastrointestinal, endocrinology, neurology, oncology, respiratory, and infectious diseases/virology. He is a RIVA trained moderator.

Michael practiced emergency medicine serving as a NJ State Certified EMT-B Field Technician with specialization in traumatic, respiratory, cardiac, and pediatric emergency management.

Prior to knowvanta, Michael was a Senior Product Manager at McKesson where he was responsible for working with national and regional payers to deliver specialized provider network management, pricing analytics, and reimbursement consulting in preparation of the ACA rollout. 

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University and a MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.

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