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Why The CMO Leadership Awards Are A Big Deal
Why The CMO Leadership Awards Are A Big Deal In case you missed it, March is the month when Life Science Leader magazine hosts its annual CMO Leadership Awards Ceremony and Reception. Held at the “W” Hotel in New York on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, this year’s event was bigger and better than in previous years. But to understand why this gathering has become not only highly embraced by industry but a signature event for biopharmaceutical contract manufacturers and those...  Continue Reading...
John Crowley — A Biopharma Bright Spot
John Crowley — A Biopharma Bright Spot While watching President Trump address Congress on February, 28, 2017, I was struck by an odd sensation. Let me explain. The President was talking about the day being Rare-Disease Day, and that there was a special guest in attendance, Megan Crowley. When the television cameras panned up to show the 20-year old Notre Dame student who suffers from Pompe disease, I noticed a smiling gentleman standing next to Megan, and I thought, “I know...  Continue Reading...
Readying For The R&D Leadership Summit 2017
Readying For The R&D Leadership Summit 2017 I will be attending one of my all-time favorite conferences this week (March 9 – 10), the R&D Leadership Summit put on by The Conference Forums’ Valerie Bowling. While some might find the organization’s employment of the Chatham House Rule to be too restrictive for someone like me to be able to come away with useful insights that could be shared, my experience has been quite to the contrary.  Continue Reading...
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Is Doing More Than Just Creating Buzz At BIO CEO 2017
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Is Doing More Than Just Creating Buzz At BIO CEO 2017 When invited to host the BIO Buzz Center during the 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City on behalf of Life Science Leader magazine, I did not know who I’d be interviewing, just that I’d be doing about five video interviews with a number of industry executives and thought leaders.  Continue Reading...
What Is BIO’s Focus For 2017 And Beyond? More Buzz From BIO CEO
What Is BIO’s Focus For 2017 And Beyond? More Buzz From BIO CEO Hosting the BIO Buzz Center during the 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City on behalf of Life Science Leader magazine provided me the opportunity to conduct five video interviews with a number of industry executives and thought leaders.  Continue Reading...
From Hospital Research Project To Spark Therapeutics – Just One Of The Companies Creating Buzz At BIO CEO 2017
From Hospital Research Project To Spark Therapeutics – Just One Of The Companies Creating Buzz At BIO CEO 2017 As host of the BIO Buzz Center during the 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City, Life Science Leader magazine conducted five video interviews with a number of industry executives and thought leaders.  Continue Reading...
Myovant Sciences CEO Creates Buzz At 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference
Myovant Sciences CEO Creates Buzz At 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference As host of the BIO Buzz Center during the 2017 BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City, Life Science Leader magazine had the opportunity to conduct five video interviews with a number of industry executives and thought leaders.  Continue Reading...
Reader Engagement Helps Us Fulfill Our Mission … And Feel Good, Too
Reader Engagement Helps Us Fulfill Our Mission … And Feel Good, Too A few years ago I met Mark Scharenbroich. Thankfully, the award-winning author of Nice Bike — Making Meaningful Connections on the Road of Life ended up contributing a Leadership Lessons article for Life Science Leader magazine.  Continue Reading...
Leadership Lessons From Chris Ruisi — Author Of "Step Up And Play Big"
Leadership Lessons From Chris Ruisi — Author Of "Step Up And Play Big" We’ve all probably encountered the frustrations related to flight delays and cancellations. I recently experienced the latter while on my way to the 35th Annual J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference (commonly referred to as JPM) in San Francisco. Although, one positive did come out of my unplanned delay — it afforded me the opportunity to get through a leadership book I had been meaning to read, Step Up And Play Big by Chris Ruisi.  Continue Reading...
Despite Delays, JPM 2017 Still Pays Off For Me
Despite Delays, JPM 2017 Still Pays Off For Me For the second year in a row my travel plans to the biopharmaceutical industry’s yearly kickoff event — the 35th Annual J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco —was disrupted by weather. And though I once again arrived a day late, there was still plenty to keep me busy during JPM. For example, I still had the opportunity to sit in breakout Q&A sessions involving Alkermes, BMS, Chimerix, GSK, Mylan NV, and Shire. ...  Continue Reading...