Marcus Ranney moves on from Thrive Global

He worked for nearly three years at Thrive Global.

NEW DELHI: Thrive Global India general manager Marcus Ranney has moved on from the organisation. He joined the company is 2018 and spent nearly three years before leaving.

Ranney spearheaded the growth of Thrive Global in India and was responsible for P&L of the brand. He created partnerships with 75 plus organisations and clients and impacted lives across APAC.

Thrive Global, the technology-based media and corporate services company helping individuals, companies and communities improve their well-being and performance, was founded by Arianna Huffington in November 2016. It came to India in 2017 in partnership with Times Bridge, a division of Times Group, that works with global brands having an India ambition. The platform aims to end the global stress and epidemic burnout.

Coming from a medical background, Ranney has 20 years of experience in his career. Trained as a doctor at University College London, he practised clinical medicine in the UK before making the transition to Mumbai in 2011, where he has since worked within the healthcare and life sciences industry as a venture capitalist and strategic advisor. He has been instrumental in creating large portfolios of digital health assets. Ranney is an active member of the World Economic Forum global shapers community and is a writer focused on artificial intelligence, automation and their future impact on our collective well-being. He is an active outdoorsman and long distance runner, and has participated in expeditions to Mt. Everest, the Arctic Circle and the European Alps; he has also served as a medical officer in the Royal Air Force and at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. He is also a global health commentator on Forbes.

Ranney was also VP investments at RoundGlass, and an advisor to multiple start-ups in the health and life sciences sector.

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