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Are You Ready For BIO 2017 In San Diego?
Are You Ready For BIO 2017 In San Diego? With the BIO International 2017 Convention being just seven weeks away, your preparations as an attendee should be well underway. But until they arrive on-site, many people often overlook deciding what educational sessions to attend. And while BIO attendees can afford to take such an approach, speakers certainly cannot. As the past BIO educational planning co-chair, I can attest that a lot of work goes into pulling off a high-quality educational ...  Continue Reading...
Who Is The Biopharmaceutical Industry CEO Of The Year?
Who Is The Biopharmaceutical Industry CEO Of The Year? I’ve been thinking, if you were going to name someone to be the biopharmaceutical industry CEO of the year, who would it be? But even more important than the who is the why. What criteria would you use? I’ve been looking through a bunch of articles that list top influencers for our industry, and the criterion for inclusion seems pretty subjective. There are media outlets that employ a variety of objective measures (i.e., company...  Continue Reading...
With Repeal And Replace Dead, Biopharma Still Has Plenty On Which To Focus
With Repeal And Replace Dead, Biopharma Still Has Plenty On Which To Focus Not long ago I had the opportunity to go to an invitation-only event attended by some of the biopharmaceutical industry’s biggest thought leaders. At the time, Repeal and Replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a priority for the new administration. But now that it has failed, you might be wondering what else should folks in biopharma be paying attention to?  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...