Novartis Company

Industry: Pharmaceutical company

Description

Novartis International AG is a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market capitalization and sales. CEO: Vasant Narasimhan (Feb 1, 2018–)Headquarters: Basel, SwitzerlandCustomer service: 810 41 61 324 11 11Revenue: 50.14 billion USD (2017)Subsidiaries: Sandoz, Alcon, Endocyte, Hexal AG, AveXis, Inc., Did you know: Novartis is the third-largest Swiss company by revenue (42 455 million Swiss franc). wikipedia.org

Site: http://www.novartis.com/

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Novartis Employees

Employee
Years
Job
Industry
Sarine ShahmirianSarine Shahmirian Greater Los Angeles Area
Novartis Years January 2012 - February 2012
Job Research Associate at PAREXEL
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT   August 2011 - May 2014
Institut Curie   June 2013 - August 2013
Novartis   January 2012 - February 2012
Harvard Medical School   June 2011 - August 2011
National Institutes of Health   May 2010 - August 2010
California State University, Northridge   August 2008 - June 2009
California State University, Northridge   August 2007 - May 2008

Skills
NMR spectroscopy, IR spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, Fluorescence Microscopy, Animal Husbandry, Tissue Culture, Column Chromatography, Organic Synthesis, Immunohistochemistry, Western Blotting, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, Radiation Safety, Molecular Biology, In Vivo, Organic Chemistry, Cell Culture, Cancer, Microscopy, Protein Purification, Cell, Biotechnology

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2010 — 2014
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology

Arthur Talbot-KellyArthur Talbot-Kelly Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years May 2014 - September 2014
Job Document Controller at Groupe Moreau
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Groupe Moreau   August 2015 - Present
McGill Food and Dining   February 2011 - May 2015
Novartis   May 2014 - September 2014
N/A - Good Marketing   January 2014 - May 2014
Rx&D   June 2013 - January 2014
Porter Airlines Inc.   2011 - 2011
Brinkman & Associates Reforestation   2011 - 2011

Skills
Marketing Strategy, Creative Strategy, Sales, Leadership, Teamwork, Nonprofits, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Time Management, Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Insight Generation, Content Strategy, Creative Direction, Marketing Research, Biopharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Industry, Stakeholder Mapping, DTCA, R&D funding, Regulatory Affairs, Strategic Sourcing, Fundraising, Advertising, Health Policy, Business Expansion, Marketing Communications

Education
McGill University   2010 — 2015
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Marketing

Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze   2012 — 2012
Exchange Semester, Marketing and Finance

Canadian Securities Institute   2011 — 2011
Canadian Securities Course, Finance, General

Robert AshcraftRobert Ashcraft Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years January 2005 - March 2005
Job Staff Engineer/Manager Open Innovation Group at Samsung Research America
Industry Research
Experience
Samsung Research America (Cambridge, MA)   May 2012 - Present
Ghent University   July 2010 - April 2012
Exponent Failure Analysis Associates   September 2008 - May 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   September 2003 - August 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   May 2006 - June 2006
General Mills   March 2005 - May 2005
Novartis   January 2005 - March 2005
North Carolina State University   December 2000 - September 2002

Skills
Technology Scouting, R&D, Research, Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemical Kinetics, Modeling and Simulation, Reaction Engineering, Energy Conversion, Alternative Energy, CFD, Matlab, Kinetics, Intellectual Property..., University Relations, New Venture Development, Start-up Ventures, Nanotechnology, Nanoparticles, Materials Science, Reaction Kinetics, Simulations, Chemistry, Engineering, Modeling

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2003 — 2008
Ph. D., Chemical Engineering

North Carolina State University   1999 — 2003
BS, Chemical Engineering

Pedro E. PerezPedro E. Perez Centereach, New York
Novartis Years 2012 - 2014
Job Student
Industry Research
Experience
Novartis   2012 - 2014
Florida International University   January 2009 - June 2012

Skills
Biotechnology, Research, Data Analysis, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, R&D, Public Speaking

Education
Stony Brook University   2014 — 2021
MD/PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

MIT   2012 — 2014
Postbaccalaureate, Biology

FIU   2008 — 2012
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biology

Jovana VeselinovicJovana Veselinovic Davis, California
Novartis Years February 2014 - November 2014
Job PhD Candidate, Chemical Engineering
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   February 2014 - November 2014
Soane Labs - Crop Enhancement   July 2012 - November 2013
Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies   February 2009 - May 2012
Biogen Idec   May 2011 - September 2011
Bayer Technology Services   May 2010 - September 2010

Skills
Research, Matlab, Chemical Engineering, ELISA, HPLC, PCR, Materials Science, Data Analysis, Cell Culture, Characterization, Scanning Electron..., Bacterial Cell Culture, Profilometer, Lifesciences, Lyophilization, Aspen Plus, SuperPro, Python, Agrochemicals, Nanotechnology, Controlled Release, cGMP practices, Aseptic Technique, Spray Drying, AFM, TEM, XRD, XRR, Immunoblotting, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Cloning, Virus Culture, DNA electrophoresis, RNA isolation, Spectroscopy, Ellipsometry, Goniometer, Instron, Rheometry, Optical Microscopy, Plasma Etching

Education
University of California, Davis   2015 — 2021
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2008 — 2012
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological-Chemical Engineering

United World College in Mostar   2006 — 2008
High School, IB Diploma

Kristen WhaleyKristen Whaley Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Novartis Years February 2012 - March 2012
Job Engineering Specialist at Merck
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Merck   August 2014 - Present
Merck   August 2012 - August 2014
General Mills   April 2012 - May 2012
Novartis   February 2012 - March 2012
BIND Biosciences   June 2011 - August 2011
MIT   September 2010 - May 2011
Genzyme   June 2010 - August 2010
Genzyme   June 2009 - August 2009
Electricity and Magnetism   February 2009 - May 2009
MIT   February 2008 - August 2008

Skills
XRD, Validation, Nanoparticles, GMP, Matlab, Crystallization, Python, Cell Culture, Laboratory, PCR, Powder X-ray Diffraction, Aseptic Processing

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2011 — 2012
Master of Science (M.S.), Chemical Engineering Practice

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2011
BS, Chemical Biological Engineering, 4.8/5.0

St. Mark's High School   2004 — 2007

Fay School   1994 — 2004

Christopher HollisianChristopher Hollisian Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years July 2014 - November 2014
Job Searching
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
State Street   December 2014 - January 2015
Novartis   July 2014 - November 2014
Mintz Levin   May 2014 - June 2014
Peak Systems, Inc.   September 2013 - May 2014
PSG Global Solutions   June 2013 - June 2013
Sentient Jet   June 2012 - August 2012

Skills
Zeacom Desktop, Footprints, Windows 7, Desktop Computers, Active Directory, Lync, Windows Vista, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Zendesk, PC building, Virus Removal, A/V Installation, Outlook, Norton Ghost, Ghost Imaging, Customer Service, Dell Computers, Android, Windows Phone, DeskSite, Cisco Unity...

Education
Western Governors University   2014 — 2015
B.S. Information Technology

Massasoit Community College   2011 — 2013
Associate's degree

Dongying ShenDongying Shen Cambridge, Massachusetts
Novartis Years June 2013 - August 2013
Job Graduate Research Assistant at Braatz Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Industry Research
Experience
Novartis   June 2013 - August 2013

Skills
Chemical Engineering, Matlab, LaTeX, C++, C

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2012 — 2016
chemical engineering

California Institute of Technology   2009 — 2012
Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemical Engineering

Alana SullivanAlana Sullivan Greater Philadelphia Area
Novartis Years May 2015 - Present
Job Clinical Studies Specialist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   May 2015 - Present
GSK   July 2014 - April 2015
PRA International   January 2012 - June 2013
ICON plc   October 2010 - June 2011
GlaxoSmithKline   March 2009 - March 2010
Sanofi   August 2008 - December 2008
Omnicare   July 2005 - August 2008

Skills
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Customer Service, PowerPoint, English, Windows, Research, Outlook, Teaching, Photoshop, Public Speaking

Education
University of Maryland College Park   1999 — 2000

McDaniel College   1997 — 1999

Miles BarrMiles Barr San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years February 2008 - March 2008
Job CEO at Ubiquitous Energy, Inc.
Industry Renewables & Environment
Experience
Ubiquitous Energy, Inc.   2011 - Present
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 - 2012
Eni   2009 - 2011
American Journal Experts   2009 - 2010
BP   April 2008 - May 2008
Novartis   February 2008 - March 2008

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2012
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2008
M.S., Chemical Engineering Practice

Vanderbilt University   2002 — 2006
Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, Music

Robert (Hong Chi) ChangRobert (Hong Chi) Chang Mountain View, California
Novartis Years June 2012 - August 2012
Job Product Support Manager for Chrome mobile at Google
Industry Internet
Experience
Google   July 2015 - Present
Google   February 2014 - June 2015
MIT Sloan School of Management   August 2011 - June 2013
ClearSale   September 2012 - January 2013
Novartis   June 2012 - August 2012
Tekspring Enterprise Ltd. (Professional Digital Image Product Design Firm)   April 2009 - July 2011
Aiptek International Inc.   May 2006 - March 2009
AIPTEK International Inc.   August 2004 - April 2006
Army 862nd Special Operations & Airborne Brigade   October 2002 - July 2004

Skills
Product Management, Cross-functional Team..., Business Strategy, Market Analysis, ODM management, OEM negotiations, Marketing Strategy, Product Marketing, Market Research, E-commerce, Product Development, Business Development, Go-to-market Strategy

Education
MIT Sloan School of Management   2011 — 2013
MBA

National Taiwan University   1998 — 2002
BBA, International Business

Nina JreigeNina Jreige Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years August 2013 - Present
Job Scientific Associate at Novartis
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   August 2013 - Present
MIT Prather Laboratory   January 2013 - May 2013
EMD Millipore   May 2012 - July 2012
La Fundación de San Alonso Rodriguez   January 2012 - January 2012
Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry   June 2011 - August 2011
MIT Langer Laboratory   September 2010 - May 2011
EMD Millipore   December 2010 - January 2011
EMD Millipore   May 2010 - August 2010
Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies   January 2010 - May 2010

Skills
Cell, Protein Chemistry, Assay Development, Flow Cytometry, Western Blotting, Mass Spectrometry, DNA, Matlab, Python, Cell Culture

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2013
Bachelor of Science (BS), Biological/Biosystems Engineering

Lee SheltonLee Shelton San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years January 2009 - January 2015
Job Business Operations and Change Management.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   January 2009 - January 2015
Nektar Therapeutics   August 2006 - January 2009
Lee Shelton Associates   June 2000 - August 2006
Lucent Technologies   1996 - 2000
Allied Signal Aerospace   1994 - 1996
Amdahl   1981 - 1994

Skills
Cross-functional Team..., Program Management, Strategy, Management, Change Management, Strategic Planning, Executive Management, Integration, Business Process..., Organizational..., Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Vendor Management, Competitive Analysis, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, Contract Negotiation, Project Management, GMP

Education
MIT Sloan School of Management   1976 — 1977
MBA, Strategic Change, Strategic Planning, Organization Development

U.S. Coast Guard Academy   1968 — 1972
BS, Management, Math, Economics

S-M ShaheenS-M Shaheen Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years January 1998 - December 2000
Job Research Project Manager at The Hospital for Sick Children
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
The Hospital for Sick Children   August 2010 - Present
The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto   August 2008 - Present
Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas   September 2006 - July 2008
Microbiology and Immunology dept. McGill University   June 2005 - July 2006
Novartis   January 1998 - December 2000
Roche Pharmaceuticals   January 1995 - December 1997

Skills
Techniques of Molecular..., Life Sciences, Genetics, Genomics, Lifesciences, Statistics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Project Management, Project Planning, Business Development, Healthcare, Hospitals, Protein Chemistry, Laboratory, Molecular Genetics, Animal Models, Western Blotting, Research, Assay Development, PCR

Education
McGill University   2006 — 2008
Research Trainee, Human Genetics

McGill University   2003 — 2005
M.Sc, Molecular Biology

School of Business,BOU   1998 — 2002
MBA, Markeing Management

University of Chittagong   1991 — 1995
M.Sc, Marine Environmental Pollution

University of Chittagong   1988 — 1991
B.Sc, Marine Biology

Jean-François LaporteJean-François Laporte Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years March 2003 - April 2006
Job Corporate Account Manager at Apotex Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Apotex Inc.   October 2013 - Present
Apotex Inc.   September 2010 - Present
ratiopharm   April 2006 - September 2010
Novartis   March 2003 - April 2006
Pfizer   June 2000 - March 2003
Energie Cardio   May 1998 - June 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutics, Cardiology, Market Access, Generic Programming, Strategic Planning, Sales Effectiveness, Change Management, Marketing Strategy

Education
Université du Québec à Montréal   1995 — 1998
B.Sc, Kinesiologie

McGill University   1994 — 1995
Certificat, Anglais

Université de Montréal / University of Montreal   1993 — 1994
Minor, Biologie, Psychologie

Hee Jeong Allison KimHee Jeong Allison Kim Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
Novartis Years June 2012 - July 2012
Job Student at Wellesley College
Industry
Experience
MIT Sloan School of Management   May 2014 - July 2014
Dodooba.com   December 2013 - January 2014
YEOL Foundation for Korean Cultural Heritage   May 2013 - June 2013
Davis Museum   September 2012 - May 2013
Novartis   June 2012 - July 2012

Skills
Art History, Research, Editing, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Economic Research, User Interface

Education
Wellesley College   2011 — 2016
Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Art History

Seoul National University   2015 — 2015
Visiting Student Program in the College of Social Sciences, Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2014 — 2014

The University of Hong Kong   2013 — 2013
Art History, Criticism and Conservation

Cranbrook Kingswood   2008 — 2011
High School

Alan FrohmanAlan Frohman Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years 2008 - Present
Job Experienced consultant assisting individuals and organizations grow
Industry Management Consulting
Experience
Novartis   2008 - Present
Commonwealth Care Alliance   January 2006 - Present
Sanofi/Genzyme   2005 - Present
Public Consulting Group   August 2004 - Present
Precor   2002 - Present
Draper Labs   2000 - Present
Pfizer   1991 - Present
GSK   September 2008 - December 2010
P&G   2005 - December 2010
Wrightsoft   1990 - June 2009

Skills
Leadership Development, Organizational..., Start-ups, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Strategy, Project Planning, Management, Business Strategy, Coaching, Project Management, Executive Management, Healthcare, Product Management, Business Development, Consulting, Six Sigma, Program Management, Team Building, Team Leadership, Data Analysis, Executive Coaching, Cross-functional Team..., Change Management, Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Management Consulting, Product Development, Fundraising, Business Process..., Mergers & Acquisitions, Integration, Business Planning, New Business Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, R&D, Biotechnology, Process Improvement

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   1967 — 1970
Ph.D., management

University of Rochester   1962 — 1966
BA, economics, psychology

Yuran WangYuran Wang Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years February 2012 - March 2012
Job Graduate Student at MIT
Industry Chemicals
Experience
MIT   September 2010 - Present
MIT– Imperial College London Global Fellows Program   June 2013 - June 2013
MIT Department of Chemical Engineering   February 2013 - June 2013
General Mills   April 2012 - May 2012
Novartis   February 2012 - March 2012
Zhejiang Xinyong Biochemical Production Corporation   June 2009 - July 2009

Skills
Catalysis, Nanoparticles, Nanomaterials, Transmission Electron..., Scanning Electron..., XPS, HPLC, GC-MS, NMR, Powder X-ray Diffraction, TGA, XRF, Reaction Kinetics, Chemical Engineering, Experimentation, Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, COMSOL, Aspen Plus, Microscopy

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2010 — 2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemical Engineering

Tsinghua University   2006 — 2012
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemical Engineering

Shai AssiaShai Assia San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years March 2013 - August 2013
Job Program Manager Client Storage Solutions at SanDisk
Industry Semiconductors
Experience
SanDisk   September 2015 - Present
SanDisk   July 2014 - September 2015
Novartis   March 2013 - August 2013
IOPtima Ltd.   January 2012 - May 2012
IOPtima Ltd.   January 2011 - January 2012
IOPtima Ltd   September 2008 - December 2010
Israel Defense Forces   March 2002 - March 2005

Skills
Product Management, Product Development, Medical Devices, Program Management, Cross-functional Team..., Project Management, Operations Management, Strategy, R&D, Manufacturing, Biomedical Engineering, FDA, Biotechnology, Quality Assurance, Testing, Product Launch, Lifesciences, Supply Chain Management, Labview, Research

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2012 — 2014
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2012 — 2014
Master's Degree, Mechanical Engineering

Tel Aviv University   2006 — 2010
B.Sc., Bio Medical Engineering

Rongcong WuRongcong Wu Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years March 2014 - Present
Job Senior Scientist Molcular Discovery at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   September 2012 - February 2014
Beckman Coulter Inc.   March 2012 - August 2012
Beckman Coulter Inc,   May 2008 - March 2012
Beijing Zhongkepuhui Science & Technology Development Limited Corporation   July 2004 - July 2005

Skills
Molecular Biology, Assay Development, Cell Culture, PCR, ELISA, Lifesciences, Biotechnology, Genomics, DNA, Immunoassays, Molecular Diagnostics, Western Blotting, Protein Purification, Biochemistry, Laboratory Automation

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2005 — 2008
Master of Science (M.S.), Biological Engineering

Tsinghua University   2001 — 2004
Master of Science (MS), Biology

Tsinghua University   1997 — 2001
Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Chemical Engineering and techonology

Sukumar NagendranSukumar Nagendran Deerfield, Illinois
Novartis Years February 2007 - February 2008
Job Sr VP & Chief Medical Officer at AveXis Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
AveXis Inc.   September 2015 - Present
Quest Diagnostics   March 2013 - September 2015
Reata Pharmaceuticals   October 2012 - February 2013
Daiichi Sankyo   January 2010 - October 2012
Daiichi Sankyo   April 2009 - January 2010
Daiichi Sankyo   March 2008 - March 2009
Novartis   February 2007 - February 2008
Pfizer   January 2001 - January 2007
Diabetes and Internal Medicine   June 1997 - December 2000

Skills
Medical Affairs, Clinical Trials, Oncology, Diabetes, Hypertension, Health Policy, CME, Lipid, Clinical Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Research, Cardiology, Drug Development, Infectious Diseases, Therapeutic Areas, Medical Writing, Biotechnology, Leadership, Healthcare, Strategy, Medicine, Pharmacovigilance, CTMS, GCP, Lifesciences, CRO, Pharmaceutical Sales, Regulatory Submissions, Managed Care, Neurology, Regulatory Affairs, Vaccines, Hematology, Immunology, Health Economics, Biopharmaceuticals, Pharmacology, Endocrinology, Market Access, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Clinical Operations, Gastroenterology, Cancer, Urology, Medical Education, Hyperlipidemia, Translational Medicine, Internal Medicine, Biomarkers

Education
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School   2012 — 2012
Mini MBA Program, BioPharma Innovation, N/A

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School   2010 — 2010
Certification, Executive Education For Leaders

Center For Management Research   2008 — 2008
N/A, Strategies for Enhancing Executive Influence

Mayo Graduate School   1994 — 1997
Residency, Internal Medicine

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey -Robert Wood Johnson Medical School   1990 — 1994
MD, Medicine

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick   1988 — 1990
BA, Biochem, Psychology, Religion

North Colombo Medical College   1984 — 1987
2nd MBBS exam completed, Anatomy, Physiology, Biochem, Ranked first in 2nd MBBS exam

Royal College   1971 — 1983
Advanced Level Exam, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics and Pure Math

Jane HungJane Hung Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years June 2013 - July 2013
Job Graduate Student Researcher at Broad Institute
Industry Research
Experience
Broad Institute   September 2015 - Present
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   September 2012 - Present
Inria   May 2015 - July 2015
BP   August 2013 - August 2013
Novartis   June 2013 - July 2013
University of Washington   June 2008 - June 2012
University of Washington   February 2010 - February 2012
inDinero   June 2011 - September 2011
University of Washington   June 2010 - March 2011

Skills
Matlab, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, ImageJ, Java, Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Python, LaTeX, Research

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2012 — 2015
Master's Degree, Chemical Engineering

University of Washington   2008 — 2012
BS, Physics, Mathematics

Ezgi HacisuleymanEzgi Hacisuleyman San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years May 2009 - September 2009
Job Believes in science / Lives by science
Industry Research
Experience
UCSF   September 2015 - Present
UCSF   September 2015 - Present
Harvard University   2010 - 2015
Harvard University   2010 - 2015
Jaenisch Lab - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   January 2008 - June 2010
Novartis   May 2009 - September 2009
Novartis   June 2008 - July 2008

Skills
Molecular Biology, Matlab, Statistics, Data Analysis, Research, Lifesciences, Neuroscience, Cell Culture, Science, R, Genetics, Biochemistry, PCR, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Life Sciences

Education
Molecular and Cellular Biology, PhD, Harvard University   2010 — 2015
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2010
BS and BE, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry / Chemical Engineering

Robert College   2001 — 2006
High School

Nicholas MusolinoNicholas Musolino New York, New York
Novartis Years January 2008 - April 2008
Job Quantitative Developer at Tower Research Capital
Industry Capital Markets
Experience
Tower Research Capital   September 2012 - Present
MIT   September 2006 - October 2012
BP   April 2008 - June 2008
Novartis   January 2008 - April 2008
Cooper Union Center for Writing and Language Arts   September 2005 - May 2006

Skills
Molecular Modeling, Physical Chemistry, Biophysics, Quantum Mechanics, Timeseries analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation, Pattern Recognition, Dimensionality Reduction, Data Visualization, Model fitting, Parameter Estimation, Thermodynamic Modeling, Matlab

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2012
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2008
M.S., Chemical Engineering Practice

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art   2002 — 2006
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Chemical Engineering, Summa cum laude

Peter SommerkornPeter Sommerkorn Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years February 2012 - August 2012
Job Director of Business Development at Lennox International
Industry Machinery
Experience
Lennox International   February 2015 - Present
The Boston Consulting Group   2013 - 2015
MIT Sloan School of Management   June 2011 - June 2013
Novartis   February 2012 - August 2012
Precision Castparts   2011 - 2011
Precision Castparts   2010 - 2011
Precision Castparts   2009 - 2010

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2011 — 2013
MBA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2011 — 2013
SM Engineering Systems

University of Utah

Daniel TrahanDaniel Trahan Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years January 2007 - March 2007
Job Senior Engineer at Dow Chemical
Industry Research
Experience
Dow Chemical   July 2011 - Present
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   January 2006 - August 2010
General Mills   March 2007 - May 2007
Novartis   January 2007 - March 2007

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2005 — 2010
MSCEP, PhD, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Physics

Rice University   2001 — 2005
BSChE, Chemical Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics

Joe FrancoJoe Franco Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years 2009 - 2009
Job Director, Account Management at IMS Brogan , division of IMS Health Canada
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
IMS Brogan   2012 - Present
Novartis Pharma Canada   2010 - 2012
Novartis   2009 - 2009
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada   2007 - 2009
Novartis   2005 - 2007

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Sales Effectiveness, Oncology, Hospital Sales, Market Access, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Neurology, Product Launch, Gastroenterology, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Biotechnology, Cross-functional Team..., Nephrology, Pharmaceutics, Endocrinology, Lifesciences, Urology, Product Management, Teamwork, Marketing Strategy, Open Communication, Key Account Management, Competitive Intelligence, Healthcare, Health Economics, Market Analysis, Commercialization, Managed Care, Strategy

Education
McGill University   2010 — 2010
Integrated Account Management

JohnMolson School of Business - Concordia University   1994 — 1996
MBA

Shamel MerchantShamel Merchant Cambridge, Massachusetts
Novartis Years January 2011 - March 2011
Job Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Industry Oil & Energy
Experience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   MIT School of Chemical Engineering PracticeSGC EnergiaMarch 2011 - May 2011
Novartis   January 2011 - March 2011
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited   May 2008 - July 2008

Skills
Aspen Plus, Molecular Modeling, Python, Reaction Engineering, Reaction Kinetics, Java, Chemical Kinetics, Quantum Chemistry, Fuel Combustion, Multiscale Modeling, JavaScript, Forte, Chemkin, Biofuels, Chemical Engineering, Matlab, Machine Learning, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, Support Vector Machine, Principal Component..., Process Engineering

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2015
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2011
Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering Practice

Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai (Formerly UDCT)   2005 — 2009
Bachelor's degree, Chemical Engineering

MCET

Anne Woods, MA, CFAAnne Woods, MA, CFA Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years February 2010 - July 2012
Job Director at The Pangaea Group
Industry Information Services
Experience
The Pangaea Group   September 2013 - Present
ims brogan   July 2012 - September 2013
Novartis   February 2010 - July 2012
Sandoz   2005 - 2010
Russell Investments   2003 - 2004
Edinburgh Fund Managers plc   1998 - 2003
James P. Marshall (AON Hewitt)   1995 - 1998

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Key Account Management, Pharmacy, Long-term Care, Cross-functional Team..., Market Access, Stakeholder Engagement, Contract Negotiation, Coaching, Investment Management, Hypertension, Osteoporosis, Neurology, Biologics, Ophthalmics

Education
University of Guelph   2005 — 2007
MA

CFA Institute   1997 — 2000
Chartered Financial Analyst

McGill University   1990 — 1994
BSc

Shekelia BaccusShekelia Baccus Hollywood, Florida
Novartis Years July 2010 - 2012
Job Life Science Teacher
Industry Education Management
Experience
Kelly Services   2013 - Present
NYU Langone Medical Center   2012 - 2012
Novartis   July 2010 - 2012
Morris College   August 2006 - May 2010
Merck   2009 - 2009
Duke University   June 2008 - August 2008

Skills
Lifesciences, In Vivo, Molecular & Cellular..., Western Blotting, Mammalian Cell Culture, Animal Surgery, Mouse Handling, Cognitive Neuroscience, PCR, Musculoskeletal, Animal Models, Protein Chemistry, Immunohistochemistry

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2010 — 2012
Postbaccalaureate, Biology- Biotechnology- Bridge

Morris College   2006 — 2010
B.S., Biology

New York University

Kailash SwarnaKailash Swarna Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years 2002 - 2004
Job Principal at Independent Consultant
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   June 2015 - Present
Independent Consultant   January 2015 - Present
Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Boston   July 2012 - January 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   June 2011 - June 2012
Jubilant Biosys   June 2009 - May 2011
Amgen   2004 - 2009
Novartis   2002 - 2004
GlaxoSmithKline   1998 - 2002
Abbott Labs   1994 - 1998

Skills
Biotechnology, Strategy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Lifesciences, Drug Discovery, Technology Transfer, Life Sciences, Drug Development, Oncology, Venture Capital, Business Development, Due Diligence, Clinical Development

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2011 — 2012
MBA, Sloan Fellow

Oklahoma State University
Ph.D.

Rolland PfundRolland Pfund East Hanover, New Jersey
Novartis Years September 2004 - Present
Job Associate Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2004 - Present
Novartis   January 1997 - August 2004
Novartis (Ciba)   May 1995 - December 1996
Novartis (Ciba)   September 1992 - April 1995
Novartis (Ciba)   October 1986 - August 1992
Novartis (Ciba)   February 1982 - September 1986

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Development, GMP, Lead Change, 21 CFR Part 11, Regulatory Submissions, IND, Team Leadership, Cross-functional Team..., Quality Assurance

Education
MIT   1980 — 1981
Post-doctorate, Chemistry

ETH Zurich   1976 — 1980
Ph.D., Chemistry

ETH Zurich   1972 — 1976
B.Sc., Chemistry

Paul FiorePaul Fiore Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years 2004 - 2008
Job Award Winning | Visionary | Strategic | Team Builder | Senior Sales Leadership
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Aurobindo Pharma   April 2014 - Present
Pfizer   2012 - 2014
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals   2011 - 2012
Abbott Labs   2010 - 2011
RENAUDEXEC   2008 - 2010
Novartis   2004 - 2008
Eli Lilly and Company   2002 - 2004
Eli Lilly and Company   2001 - 2002
Eli Lilly and Company   2000 - 2002
Eli Lilly and Company   1997 - 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cross-functional Team..., Sales Effectiveness, Sales, Cardiology, Management, Product Launch, Strategy, Diabetes

Education
McGill University   1992 — 1995
BA

Nick GagnonNick Gagnon Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years May 2009 - August 2009
Job Business Development at Alkermes
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Alkermes   December 2013 - Present
L.E.K. Consulting   September 2010 - December 2013
Novartis   May 2009 - August 2009
Public Health Agency of Canada   October 2006 - August 2008
Health Canada   April 2005 - October 2006
Toxigen Inc.   July 2004 - April 2005
McGill University, Department of Microbiology and Immunology   September 2002 - July 2004

Skills
Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Business Analysis, Research, Due Diligence, Entrepreneurship, Data Analysis, Analysis, Management, Business Development, Program Management, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Management Consulting, Leadership, Competitive Analysis, Financial Modeling, Training

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2008 — 2010
MBA, General management / entrepreneurship and innovation

McGill University   2002 — 2004
M.S., Microbiology and Immunology

McGill University   1999 — 2002
B.S., Microbiology and Immunology

Prakash Rao, Ph.D MBAPrakash Rao, Ph.D MBA Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years August 2009 - December 2011
Job Group Leader Cancer Research
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute   December 2011 - Present
MIT/Sloan School of Management   November 2014 - May 2015
Novartis   August 2009 - December 2011
Whitehead Institute   2003 - 2009
University of Pennsylvania   1997 - 2002
Boston Children's Hospital   1996 - 1997
Whitehead Institute   1994 - 1996

Skills
Epigenetics, Oncology, Cancer, Molecular Biology, Supervisory Skills, RNA Biology, RNA-Seq, ChIP-seq, Next Generation..., Cell Biology, Cell, Genetics, In Vitro, In Vivo, Life Sciences, Laboratory, Biochemistry, Cell Culture, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2013 — 2015
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Pennsylvania   1997 — 2002
Ph.D, Cell and Molecular Biology

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences   1991 — 1994
M.S., Cell Biology

University of California, Santa Barbara   1988 — 1991
B.A, Biochemistry-Molecular Biology

Dan CojocaruDan Cojocaru Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years October 2014 - Present
Job Manager, Business Development & Licensing and Established Medicines at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2014 - Present
Paladin Labs   January 2012 - September 2014
Paladin Labs   January 2012 - December 2012
Davlad Inc.   December 2009 - 2011
Rosemont Maisonneuve Hospital   May 2009 - October 2009
Ursinus College   January 2006 - May 2007

Education
McGill University   2012 — 2012
Français pour communication professionelle

John Molson School of Business - Concordia University   2011 — 2011
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Ursinus College   2004 — 2008
B.Sc.

Marine Biological Laboratory - Massachusetts   2007 — 2007

Edward KovalEdward Koval Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years May 2002 - February 2010
Job Senior Vice President Corporate Development at XChem, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
X-Chem, Inc.   June 2013 - Present
BioLink Consulting   June 2012 - February 2015
Veloxis Pharmaceuticals   March 2010 - June 2012
Novartis   May 2002 - February 2010
Variagenics, Inc.   January 2000 - May 2002
Chiron Corporation   January 1996 - December 1999
Merck   June 1992 - December 1995

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Clinical Development, Commercialization, Biotechnology, Strategic Partnerships, Lifesciences, Corporate Development, Mergers, Oncology, Venture Financing, Strategic Planning, Strategic Financial..., Divestitures, Licensing Negotiations, Contract Negotiation, Financial Analysis, Medical Devices, Clinical Trials, Negotiation, Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Affairs, Portfolio Management, Strategic Alliances, Leadership, Technology Transfer

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   1990 — 1992
MBA, Finance

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute   1988 — 1990
MS, Engineering

Jose A. UrdayJose A. Urday Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years April 2012 - December 2012
Job IT Support Engineer at Blue Cross Blue Shields
Industry Computer Networking
Experience
Blue Cross Blue Shields www.bcbs.com   September 2015 - Present
SBA Communications   March 2014 - April 2015
Allot Communications   December 2012 - December 2013
Novartis   April 2012 - December 2012
Sullivan & Cogliano   November 2011 - April 2012
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.   October 2011 - April 2012
Neat Network   October 2010 - April 2012
geekchoice   February 2011 - December 2011
Hub Technical Services   December 2009 - October 2010
Sophos   June 2008 - July 2009

Skills
Windows Server, Citrix, Active Directory, Windows 7, Technical Support, Microsoft Exchange, Troubleshooting, VPN, Operating Systems, Software Installation, Laptops, Printers, Networking, SharePoint, HP, Cloud Computing, Workstations, VMware, Wireless, DHCP, DNS, VMware ESX, Windows 8

Education
Massasoit Community College   1996 — 1999
Information System, Programming as major

Inmaculada High School   1976 — 1981
GED H.S., GED, 3.5

Judy Strauss-mastJudy Strauss-mast Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years June 2010 - Present
Job Head, US Market Access & Pricing at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   June 2010 - Present
Novartis   July 2009 - March 2011
Novartis   January 2005 - November 2007
Novartis   September 2003 - December 2004
Pharmacia   2002 - 2003
Bristol-Myers Squibb   2000 - 2002

Skills
Pricing, Market Access, Managed Care, Marketing, Rheumatology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Oncology, Sales Effectiveness, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Management, Strategy, Business Strategy, Product Launch, Cross-functional Team..., Healthcare, Cardiology, Diabetes, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Hospital Sales, Neurology, Biotechnology, Sales Operations, Endocrinology, Market Analysis, Dermatology, Global Marketing, Health Economics, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Infectious Diseases, Osteoporosis, Gastroenterology

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management
M.S., Management

University at Albany, SUNY

Kate SokolnickiKate Sokolnicki Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years 2007 - 2007
Job Product Marketing Specialist
Industry Industrial Automation
Experience
Rockwell Automation   August 2015 - Present
iCAD   November 2013 - August 2015
inviCRO, LLC   January 2012 - November 2013
Broad Institute   April 2010 - January 2012
Broad Institute   August 2008 - April 2010
Novartis   2007 - 2007
Altus Pharmaceuticals   2006 - 2006
GE Plastics   2005 - 2005

Skills
Matlab, Python, Mac OS X, Linux, Image Analysis, Image Processing, MySQL, Drug Discovery, Biomedical Engineering, Algorithms, Drug Development

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2004 — 2008
BS, Chemical Engineering

Dimitris PapoutsakisDimitris Papoutsakis Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years February 2013 - Present
Job Director, Global Program Manager Team Leader at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   February 2013 - Present
Novartis   July 2010 - January 2013
Novartis   January 2007 - June 2010
Novartis   April 2006 - December 2006
Novartis   February 2001 - March 2006

Skills
Project Execution, Candidate Selection, Drug Discovery, Clinical Development, Drug Delivery, Clinical, Clinical Research, Chemistry, Formulation, IND, Cross-functional Team..., Toxicology, Drug Development, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceuticals, GMP, Project Management, GLP, High Throughput..., Analytical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Lifesciences, Oncology, Animal Models, Clinical Trials, DMPK, Pharmacokinetics, Translational Medicine, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sop

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1998 — 2001
Post-Doctoral, Chemistry

Michigan State University   1993 — 1998
PhD, Inorganic Chemistry

University of Crete, Greece   1988 — 1992
BS, Chemistry

Ana Isabel Salcedo UrenaAna Isabel Salcedo Urena Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2006
Job Retail Territory Manager at Johnson & Johnson
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Johnson & Johnson   2015 - Present
Pfizer   2006 - 2014
Novartis   2005 - 2006
Private Practice   2000 - 2006
Roche Pharmaceuticals   2004 - 2005
Montreal General Hospital, Jewish General Hospital   January 1991 - January 1994

Skills
Diabetes, Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Force Development, Clinical Nutrition, Healthcare, Cardiology, Key Account Management, Strategic Planning, Product Launch, Trade Marketing, Clinical Research, Hospitals, Marketing, Sales and Marketing..., Product launches, pain management, Counseling, Territory Management, hypertension, customer service, obesity, Medical Sales, Gastroenterology, Pain Management

Education
McGill University
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES; Dietetics Major, Distinction

David LindersDavid Linders Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years June 2012 - December 2012
Job Cofounder and CTO at Podimetrics
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Podimetrics   October 2011 - Present
Novartis   June 2012 - December 2012
Calypso Medical (now part of Varian Medical Systems)   June 2009 - May 2011
LiteTouch   June 2007 - 2011

Skills
Medical Devices, Design of Experiments, Design Control, Labview, Product Development, Manufacturing, Matlab, Cross-functional Team..., Six Sigma, R&D, Product Design, Engineering, Process Simulation, Solidworks, Design for Manufacturing, Product Management, Product Launch, Electronics, Testing, Program Management, FDA, Statistics, V&V, Biomaterials, Biomedical Engineering

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2011 — 2013
SM, Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2011 — 2013
MBA, Leaders for Global Operations

University of Washington   2005 — 2009
BS, Bioengineering

Edwin RomanEdwin Roman Chicago, Illinois
Novartis Years January 2013 - September 2014
Job Manager Manufacturing at Therapeutics Proteins International
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC   September 2014 - Present
Novartis   January 2013 - September 2014
Amgen   December 2009 - July 2012
Amgen   March 2003 - December 2009
Schering Plought   2000 - 2003
US NAVAL STATION ROOSEVELT ROADS   January 1999 - January 2001

Skills
CAPA, Aseptic Processing, Downstream Processing, Protein Purification, Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals, GMP, Formulation, People Development, Analitical, High Organizational..., Regulatory Requirements, FDA GMP, Cell Culture, Pharmaceutical Industry, FDA, Quality Control, GxP, Trackwise, Operational Excellence, Process Simulation, Microbiology, Protein Chemistry, Sop, Quality System, Aseptic Technique, Analytical Chemistry, Process Improvement, UV/Vis, Technology Transfer, Fermentation, Computer System..., Lifesciences, Validation, LIMS, V&V, Manufacturing, Sterilization, ISO 13485, Filtration, R&D, GLP, Change Control, Cleaning Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, ELISA, Regulatory Affairs, Chromatography, Contract Manufacturing, Purification

Education
Universidad de Puerto Rico   1991 — 1996
BS, Industrial Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2006
Downstream Processing Seminar Course, Protein Purification Large Scale

Kevin LeiterKevin Leiter Greater Philadelphia Area
Novartis Years 2010 - 2010
Job Senior Program Manager New Product Introduction, Tesla Motors
Industry Automotive
Experience
Tesla Motors   October 2013 - Present
Deloitte   August 2013 - October 2013
Deloitte   September 2011 - August 2013
Novartis   2010 - 2010
Deloitte   August 2008 - May 2009
Deloitte   July 2006 - August 2008

Skills
Management Consulting, Business Process Design, Business Process..., Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Financial Modeling, Business Strategy, Program Management, Strategy, Analytics, Change Management, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain..., Supply Chain Operations, Supply Chain Consulting, Operations Management, Manufacturing..., Manufacturing Operations, Lean Manufacturing, Value Stream Mapping, Process Improvement, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse Management, Six Sigma, Supplier Development, Complexity Reduction, Product Rationalization, Cost Reduction..., Supply Chain, Cross-functional Team..., Business Transformation, Project Management, Operational Excellence, Acquisition Integration

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2009 — 2011
MBA, Operations and Supply Chain

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2011
MS, Engineering Systems - Supply Chain and Production Systems

University of Pennsylvania   2002 — 2006
Bachelor of Science (BS), Systems Engineering

Fei ChenFei Chen Allentown, Pennsylvania Area
Novartis Years March 2006 - May 2006
Job Senior Principal Engineer at Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
Industry Chemicals
Experience
Air Products   March 2014 - Present
Air Products and Chemicals Inc.   July 2012 - March 2014
Air Products   July 2009 - July 2012
MIT   September 2005 - May 2009
Novartis   March 2006 - May 2006
General Mills   January 2006 - March 2006

Skills
Process Simulation, Reaction Engineering, Aspen Plus, Chemical Engineering, Polymers, UV/Vis, R&D, Spectroscopy, Nanoparticles, AFM, Chemistry, Characterization, Nanotechnology

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2004 — 2009
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

Tsinghua University   2001 — 2004
MS, Chemical Engineering

Tsinghua University   1997 — 2001
BS, Chemical Engineering

Mark MullikinMark Mullikin Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years January 2014 - March 2015
Job Director, Health Economics & Strategic Pricing at GSK
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
GSK   March 2015 - Present
Novartis   January 2014 - March 2015
Novartis   November 2009 - December 2013
Adage Capital Management   October 2008 - February 2009
Piper Jaffray & Company   July 2002 - July 2008
inCode Wireless   January 2002 - June 2002
Deloitte Consulting   September 1999 - December 2001
Salomon Smith Barney   June 1998 - August 1998
Deloitte Consulting   June 1995 - August 1997

Skills
Lifesciences, Financial Modeling, Pharmaceutical Industry, Competitive Analysis, Business Development, Portfolio Management, Marketing Strategy, Valuation, Analytics, Due Diligence, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Equity Research, Investment Management, Strategy

Education
MIT Sloan School of Management
MBA, Finance, GPA 4.9/5.0

University of Chicago
Bachelor’s Degree, Economics, GPA 3.8/4.0

Jose Miguel Belloso LaraJose Miguel Belloso Lara Cambridge, Massachusetts
Novartis Years July 2013 - April 2014
Job MBA Candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management Class of 2017
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Inbefar C.A.   May 2014 - April 2015
Yukasabe   January 2014 - April 2015
Novartis   July 2013 - April 2014
Novartis   August 2012 - June 2013
Novartis   June 2011 - July 2012
Novartis   January 2011 - May 2011
Energizer   February 2010 - December 2010
Telefónica Venezuela   May 2006 - June 2006

Skills
Market Research, Analysis, Pharmaceutical Industry, Trade Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Process Improvement, Management, Leadership, Product Launch, Business Planning, Sales Operations, Marketing, Sales

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2015 — 2017
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Universidad Metropolitana   2006 — 2011
Production Engineer, CUM LAUDE, Third Position in the Career, 17.66/20

Stanford Graduate School of Business   2009 — 2009
Summer Institute For General Management, Summer Program for Undergraduates

Kwan LeungKwan Leung San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2011 - February 2014
Job Director, DMPK at Principia Biopharma
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Principia Biopharma   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   October 2011 - February 2014
Gilead Sciences   2009 - 2011
CV Therapeutics   2000 - 2009
Merck Research Labs   1989 - 2000
Syntex   1986 - 1989
Duke University Medical Center   1983 - 1986

Skills
Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Drug Metabolism, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacokinetics, Toxicology, Bioanalysis, GLP, Market Access, Metabolism, Clinical Trials, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Cardiology, Clinical Development, Oncology, Biotechnology

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Toxicology

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Bachelor's Degree, Chemistry

Natalie HarveyNatalie Harvey Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years March 2008 - March 2015
Job Director, Clinical Operations at JSS Medical Research
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
JSS Medical Research   May 2015 - Present
Novartis   March 2008 - March 2015
Merck   2007 - 2008
Merck   2006 - 2007
Merck   2003 - 2006
Merck   2001 - 2003
LEO Pharma   1998 - 2001
ESBE Scientific   1994 - 1997

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Trials, ICH-GCP, Therapeutic Areas, Sales Effectiveness, GCP, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Development, Cardiology, Clinical Research, Oncology, Neurology

Education
McGill University   1989 — 1991
Masters, Science

Université du Québec à Montréal   1985 — 1988
B.Sc., Biochimie

McGill University
PhD, Surgical Research

Lionel Budry, Ph.D.Lionel Budry, Ph.D. Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years September 2014 - April 2015
Job Medical Affairs Publication Specialist at BristolMyers Squibb
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Bristol-Myers Squibb   May 2015 - Present
Novartis   September 2014 - April 2015
CHUM Research Center   September 2011 - August 2014
McGill University   2003 - 2010

Skills
Molecular Biology, Endocrinology, Genetics, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Diabetes, Metabolism, Obesity, Lifesciences, Biologie moléculaire, Biologie cellulaire, Développement de..., Sciences de la vie

Education
Université de Montréal   2014 — 2015
Master’s Degree, Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmacoeconomy

University of Montreal   2010 — 2014
DESS, Drug development, Specialized graduate diploma

McGill University   2003 — 2010
Ph.D., Departement of Experimental Medicine

University of Montreal   2000 — 2003
B.Sc., Biomedial Sciences

Collège St-Laurent   1998 — 2000
DEC, Sciences de la nature

Jacob BourgeoisJacob Bourgeois Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years April 2009 - September 2011
Job Project Manager at BarryWehmiller Design Group
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Barry-Wehmiller Design Group   October 2011 - Present
Novartis   April 2009 - September 2011
Anika Therapeutics   October 2006 - April 2009
Protein Forest, Inc.   June 2004 - August 2004

Skills
Process Engineering, Technology Transfer, Root Cause Analysis, FDA, GMP, Change Control, Validation, Quality System, Design of Experiments, Lean Manufacturing, Firewood

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2001 — 2005
B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Marc-Eric LaRocqueMarc-Eric LaRocque Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years October 2014 - March 2015
Job Data Management & IT Delivery Executive / Management Consultant
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
LaRocque Consulting Services   June 2015 - Present
Procima Experts inc.   April 2010 - June 2015
Société de transport de Montréal   November 2014 - May 2015
Novartis   October 2014 - March 2015
KPMG   September 2014 - January 2015
Salon Business Intelligence Montréal   November 2012 - December 2013
Réseau ActionTI   November 2012 - December 2013
Société en commandite Stationnement de Montréal   April 2013 - August 2013
PSP Investments   March 2013 - August 2013
Desjardins   October 2012 - December 2012

Skills
Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Analytics, Project Management, Data Governance, Data Strategies, Data Management, SOA, Data Modeling, Consulting, Early-stage Startups, Sales, Data Quality, Business Analysis, Governance, Master Data Management, PMP, Agile Methodologies, Strategy, Information Management, Program Management, Project Planning, Management, Dashboard, Requirements Analysis, Solution Architecture, Data Warehousing, IT Strategy, ETL, Coaching, Project Estimation, Enterprise Architecture, Strategic Consulting, Business, Agile Project Management, Business Process, Scrum, Organizational Design, Quality Assurance, Data Warehouse..., Integration, Non-profit Board..., Go-to-market Strategy

Education
McGill University   1990 — 1994
MBA - Masters in Business Administration, International Business and Finance

McGill University   1985 — 1989
BSc, Mathematics & Computer Science

Jarrod MedeirosJarrod Medeiros Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years July 2003 - June 2004
Job Product Manager at IDBS
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
IDBS   March 2011 - Present
EMD Serono, Inc.   April 2007 - March 2011
McKinley Medical, LLC   November 2005 - October 2006
Northern Business Machines   July 2004 - October 2005
Novartis   July 2003 - June 2004
Millennium Pharmaceuticals   July 2002 - January 2003
University of Massachusetts Medical School   July 2001 - December 2001

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Course, Fermentation Technology

Tufts University
Masters Certificate, Biotechnology Engineering

Middlesex Community College
Course, Technical Writing

Northeastern University
Bachelors of Science, Biology

Kate JervisKate Jervis Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years July 2012 - Present
Job Medical Science Liaison at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2012 - Present
Servier Canada   January 2007 - June 2012
Health Canada   January 2004 - December 2007

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacology, Cardiology, Clinical Development

Education
McGill University   1998 — 2004
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Pharmacology

George Betts, MBA, CPMGeorge Betts, MBA, CPM Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years December 2009 - December 2010
Job Sr. Director, Head of Medical Affairs Operations North America
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Ipsen   September 2014 - Present
Ipsen   November 2011 - August 2014
Ipsen   January 2014 - April 2014
Novartis   December 2009 - December 2010
Novartis   June 2003 - December 2009
Novartis   June 2000 - June 2003
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation   March 1996 - December 2000
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   January 1994 - March 1996
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   July 1994 - December 1995
Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   January 1993 - July 1994

Skills
Clinical Trials, Clinical Trial..., Certified Project..., Financial Analysis, Operations Management, Clinical Operations, Contract Management, Pharmaceuticals, CRO Management, Strategic Sourcing, Medical Affairs..., Strategic Planning, Supervisory Skills, Supplier Management, Performance Management, Performance Metrics, CRO, Outsourcing, Process Improvement, Six Sigma, Clinical Development, Oncology, Biotechnology, Line Management, Operational Excellence, Process Optimization, Pharmaceutical Industry, CTMS, Medical Affairs, Neurology, Biopharmaceuticals, Sop, Supply Management, Cross-functional Team..., Clinical Research, Infectious Diseases, GCP, Leadership, Vaccines, Medical Writing, Pharmaceutics, Drug Development, Regulatory Submissions, FDA, Regulatory Affairs, EDC, ICH-GCP, Endocrinology, Protocol, Data Management

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2009 — 2009
Executive Program, Building, Leading & Sustaining the Innovative Organization

The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth   2008 — 2008
Executive Leadership Program, Advanced Program

The George Washington University - School of Business   2001 — 2005
Masters, Project Management

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus   1996 — 2000
MBA, Marketing

William Paterson University of New Jersey   1986 — 1990
BA, Economics

Dominic LacasseDominic Lacasse Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years January 2010 - January 2012
Job Sales & Business Developpement Allergan Canada
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Allergan   April 2015 - Present
Allergan   January 2012 - April 2015
Novartis   January 2010 - January 2012
Novartis   August 2007 - January 2010
Sanofi   August 2004 - August 2007
Fournier Pharma   September 2002 - August 2004

Skills
Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Urology, Sales Effectiveness, Product Launch, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Hospital Sales, Oncology, Medical Devices, Sales Operations, Sales Force Development, Gastroenterology, Life Sciences

Education
McGill University
Second cycle - marketing, International Business

Université du Québec à Montréal
Bachelor's degree, Biology, General

Kay HsiKay Hsi San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years January 2009 - March 2009
Job Product Manager/Business Analyst
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Vecna Technology   September 2014 - January 2015
Vecna Technology   August 2013 - September 2014
MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering   September 2007 - May 2013
MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering   September 2009 - January 2010
National Renewable Energy Laboratory   March 2009 - May 2009
Novartis   January 2009 - March 2009

Skills
Product Management, Experienced Business..., Software Project..., Data Analysis, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, SQL, R, Wireframe tools..., JIRA, Confluence, Project Management, Chemical Engineering, Matlab, Scanning Electron..., Powder X-ray Diffraction, UV/Vis, TGA, Differential Scanning..., HPLC, Crystallization, Raman, FTIR

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2013
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2010
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering Practice, Chemical Engineering

National Taiwan University   2003 — 2007
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Leslie ChanLeslie Chan San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years January 2014 - March 2014
Job Graduate Student at UC Berkeley
Industry Research
Experience
Novartis   January 2014 - March 2014
Philips   June 2013 - August 2013
South African Breweries   January 2013 - February 2013
MIT   January 2011 - January 2013
MIT   June 2012 - August 2012
Abmart   June 2011 - August 2011
Universität Bonn   June 2010 - August 2010
Union Biometrica   January 2010 - January 2010

Skills
Matlab, Aspen Plus, Simulink, Aspen HYSYS, Python, Cell Culture, Laboratory, Research, Labview, Engineering, LaTeX, LabVIEW

Education
University of California, Berkeley   2014 — 2019
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2013 — 2014
M.S.CEP, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2013
SB, Chemical Engineering; Minor in Music

Prashant SettyPrashant Setty San Francisco, California
Novartis Years 2012 - 2012
Job Operations Manager at Amazon
Industry Construction
Experience
Amazon   March 2015 - Present
URS Corporation   August 2013 - March 2015
Novartis   2012 - 2012
Chevron   January 2011 - June 2011
Chevron   2009 - 2011
Chevron   2006 - 2009

Skills
Professional Engineer,..., Engineering, Operations Management, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Energy, Project Management, Oil/Gas, Process Simulation, Engineering Management, Lean Manufacturing, Project Planning, Process Optimization, Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team...

Education
MIT   2011 — 2013
Master of Science (M.S.), Chemical Engineering

MIT Sloan School of Management   2011 — 2013
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Rice University   2002 — 2006
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Chemical Engineering

Shujauddin ChangiShujauddin Changi Indianapolis, Indiana Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - July 2008
Job Research Engineer at Eli Lilly and Company
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Eli Lilly and Company   June 2012 - Present
University of Michigan   September 2008 - May 2012
BP   August 2008 - August 2008
Novartis   June 2008 - July 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   January 2008 - May 2008

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Renewable Energy, Design of Experiments, Experimentation, Modeling, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Reaction Engineering, Crystallization, Process Engineering, Process Improvement, Research, Aspen Plus, Matlab, Dynochem, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, HPLC, GC-MS, GC-FID, IR Spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Sustainability, Mentoring, Problem Solving

Education
University of Michigan   2009 — 2012
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2008
Master of Science (M.S.), Chemical Engineering

Institute of Chemical Technology (U.D.C.T.)   2003 — 2007
Bachelor's degree, Chemical Engineering

Justin QuonJustin Quon Greater Philadelphia Area
Novartis Years January 2009 - March 2009
Job Investigator at GSK
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
GSK   January 2014 - Present
MIT   February 2013 - January 2014
MIT   August 2007 - October 2012
MIT Chemical Engineering   August 2010 - December 2010
National Renewable Energy Lab   March 2009 - May 2009
Novartis   January 2009 - March 2009
University of Delaware   June 2004 - May 2007
Merck & Company   June 2006 - August 2006

Skills
Crystallization Process..., Crystallization Process..., Heterogeneous..., HPLC, UV-Vis, Scanning Electron..., Experimentation, Powder X-ray Diffraction, Focused Beam..., Differential Scanning..., Crystallization, UV/Vis, Aspen Plus, Chemical Engineering, Spectroscopy, TGA, Process Simulation, Circular Dichroism, Raman, Chemistry

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2012
Ph.D, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2009
MS CEP, Chemical Engineering

University of Delaware   2003 — 2007
B. S., Chemical Engineering

Maureen ProvostMaureen Provost Vancouver, Canada Area
Novartis Years March 2011 - Present
Job Western Stakeholder Manager, Policy and Reimbursement at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2011 - Present
Novartis   March 2009 - February 2011
Novartis   March 2002 - February 2009
Novartis   March 2001 - May 2002
Abbott Laboratories   1999 - March 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Sales Effectiveness, Oncology, Market Access, Pharmaceutical Industry, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Hospital Sales, Neurology, Dermatology, Nephrology, Urology, Therapeutic Areas, Rheumatology, Product Launch, Health Economics, Osteoporosis, Infectious Diseases

Education
McGill University   1988 — 1992
MBA, International Business/Finance

McGill University   1983 — 1987
Bachelor of Arts, French Literature & Translation

Lanxu Clara Zhang, MBA, CFALanxu Clara Zhang, MBA, CFA Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years June 2007 - January 2011
Job Investment Officer at CN Investment Division
Industry Investment Management
Experience
CN Investment Division   February 2015 - Present
CN Investment Division   June 2012 - February 2015
IMS Health   January 2011 - June 2012
Novartis   June 2007 - January 2011
Air Canada   May 2009 - September 2009

Skills
Financial Modeling, Financial Analysis, Business Planning, Business Analysis, Strategic Planning, Forecasting, Change Management, Leadership, Management, Accounting, Finance, Corporate Finance, Portfolio Management, Valuation, Analysis

Education
Queen's University   2011 — 2012
MBA

McGill University   2004 — 2008
BComm, Finance and Accounting

Columbia International College

Xuejun High School

Eric D'Ambrosio-CorrellEric D'Ambrosio-Correll Sea Cliff, New York
Novartis Years September 2009 - May 2011
Job Senior Mechanical Engineer at Crye Precision
Industry Design
Experience
Crye Precision   October 2014 - Present
Basaran Grinder Corporation   May 2011 - October 2014
Novartis   September 2009 - May 2011
MIT Formula SAE   August 2006 - May 2011
Massachusetts Archives   January 2008 - January 2011
QinetiQ North America   June 2009 - August 2009
Sperian Protection   June 2007 - August 2007

Skills
Solidworks, Mastercam, Scheme, Matlab, CNC Machine, Machine Tools

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2011
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Mechanical Engineering

Donovan CollinsDonovan Collins Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years April 2015 - Present
Job Operational Excellence Engineer, Novartis Cell & Gene Therapies
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2015 - Present
Novartis   July 2013 - April 2015
Novartis   June 2011 - June 2013
Novartis   June 2010 - December 2010
Gilead Sciences   2006 - 2009
Genentech   2005 - 2005

Skills
Manufacturing, Engineering, R&D, Operational Excellence, Program Management

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2011
Master’s Degree, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2009 — 2011
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Stanford University   2002 — 2006
BS, Chemical Engineering

Jeffrey (Haozhi) LinJeffrey (Haozhi) Lin Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years December 2011 - March 2012
Job Assistant Trader at Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG)
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Susquehanna International Group, LLP (SIG)   August 2014 - Present
IMC financial markets & asset management   June 2013 - August 2013
Morgan Stanley   January 2013 - February 2013
Amgen   June 2012 - August 2012
Novartis   December 2011 - March 2012
MIT - Thilly Lab   April 2011 - October 2011
University of Maryland   May 2009 - October 2009

Skills
Molecular Biology, Matlab, Bioinformatics, Statistics, R, Python, Microsoft Office, C++, Java, LaTeX, Algorithms, Programming

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2010 — 2014
BS, Mathematics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2010 — 2014
BS, Biological Engineering

Himanshu DhamankarHimanshu Dhamankar Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - July 2008
Job Research Investigator at DuPont
Industry Higher Education
Experience
DuPont   December 2013 - Present
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   September 2007 - October 2013
MIT   September 2009 - December 2009
MIT   February 2008 - August 2009
BP   August 2008 - September 2008
Novartis   June 2008 - July 2008
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited   June 2006 - August 2006

Skills
Molecular Biology, Metabolic Engineering, HPLC, Scanning Electron..., Powder X-ray Diffraction, Synthetic Biology, COMSOL, Polymers, Microbiology, Microbial strain..., qPCR, RT-PCR, LC-MS, Differential Scanning..., Polymer Characterization, Fermentation Process..., Chemical Engineering

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2013
Doctor or Philosophy, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2009
MsCEP, Chemical Engineering

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai   2003 — 2007
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

David SchlicterDavid Schlicter Boston, Massachusetts
Novartis Years September 2011 - Present
Job Regional Scientific Manager/Director Cardiovascular at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2011 - Present
Eli Lilly and Company   February 2006 - June 2011

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1997 — 2001
Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemical Engineering

Eric ShiueEric Shiue Indianapolis, Indiana Area
Novartis Years February 2010 - March 2010
Job Metabolic Engineering Postdoc at Dow AgroSciences
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Dow AgroSciences   May 2014 - Present
MIT   January 2009 - December 2013
Novartis   February 2010 - March 2010

Skills
Chemical Engineering, Cell Culture, Metabolic Engineering, Molecular Biology, Matlab, Synthetic Biology, HPLC, Biotechnology, Aspen Plus, Bioengineering, qPCR, Protein Engineering, Research, Protein Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemistry, PCR, Life Sciences, Science, Protein Purification, Laboratory, Microscopy, Microbiology, R&D, Data Analysis, Genetics, Cell Biology, Enzyme Assays

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2008 — 2013
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2008 — 2011
Master’s Degree, Chemical Engineering Practice

University of California, Berkeley   2005 — 2008
Bachelor’s Degree, Chemical Engineering

Ezgi HacisuleymanEzgi Hacisuleyman Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years June 2009 - Present
Job at
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   June 2009 - Present
Whitehead Institute   January 2009 - Present
Whitehead Institute   August 2008 - January 2009

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2010

Robert College   2001 — 2006

Hemant SahooHemant Sahoo Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years July 2005 - September 2005
Job Engineering Specialist
Industry Oil & Energy
Experience
ExxonMobil   September 2008 - Present
Novartis   July 2005 - September 2005
Novartis   June 2005 - July 2005
Cabot Corporation   May 2005 - June 2005
ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Ltd   May 2002 - July 2002

Skills
Chemical Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Reservoir Simulation, Oil, Process Simulation, Research, Heavy Oil, Pharmaceuticals, Process Development, Petroleum

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2003 — 2008
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2003 — 2005
MS, Chemical Engineering Practice

University of Mumbai   1999 — 2003
BS, Chemical Engineering

Howard E. Davis, Ph.D.Howard E. Davis, Ph.D. Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years May 2011 - September 2012
Job Chief of Staff to the CEO at Biogen
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Biogen   December 2014 - Present
Biogen   October 2012 - November 2014
Novartis   May 2011 - September 2012
Novartis   January 2009 - April 2011
Novartis   July 2007 - December 2008
The Boston Consulting Group   August 2004 - June 2007
Global Prior Art   November 2001 - July 2004

Skills
Biotechnology, Corporate Development, Competitive Intelligence, Competitive Analysis, Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Industry, Strategy, Market Analysis, Cross-functional Team..., Neurology, Commercialization, Product Launch, Medical Devices, Leadership, Biopharmaceuticals, Lifesciences, Global Marketing, Segmentation, Clinical Development, Market Access, Drug Development, Oncology, Technology Transfer, Life Sciences

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1995 — 2002
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering

Yale University   1991 — 1995
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude, Distinction in the Major

Jackie DouglassJackie Douglass Baltimore, Maryland
Novartis Years 2010 - 2010
Job MDPhD candidate at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine   August 2011 - Present
NIH   September 2010 - June 2011
Cabot Corporation   August 2010 - August 2010
Novartis   2010 - 2010
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital   2009 - 2009
Lehman Brothers   January 2008 - August 2008
Weiss Asset Management   February 2008 - June 2008

Skills
High Throughput..., Systems Biology, Proteomics, Research, Molecular Biology, Phage Display, Antibodies

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2009 — 2010
MSCEP, Chemical Engineering Practice

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2005 — 2009
BS, Chemical-Biological Engineering, Economics

Jiamin YuJiamin Yu San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years July 2005 - December 2010
Job
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
diaDexus   December 2010 - Present
Novartis   July 2005 - December 2010
IGEN   August 1997 - August 1999

Skills
Drug Discovery, Protein Chemistry, Lifesciences, Biomarkers, Assay Development, Biochemistry, Drug Development, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, Monoclonal Antibodies, High Throughput..., Clinical Development, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, ELISA, Cell Culture

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1999 — 2005
Ph.D., Biochemistry

University of Virginia
B.S., Echol's Scholar

Judy MasonJudy Mason Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years August 2010 - September 2010
Job Enterprise Architecture Sr. Data Architect at Johnson & Johnson
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Johnson & Johnson   October 2013 - Present
Johnson & Johnson   September 2010 - November 2014
Novartis   August 2010 - September 2010
AMERICAN SYSTEMS   August 2008 - July 2010
American Systems   December 2007 - August 2008
Intel   June 1994 - November 2007

Skills
PMP, Business Process..., ITIL, Project Management, IT Service Management, Process Improvement, Change Management, Strategy, Program Management, Management, Vendor Management, Leadership, Disaster Recovery, Requirements Analysis, Incident Management, Enterprise Software, Problem Management, Data Center, Analysis, Security, SDLC, Project Portfolio..., Human Resources, Project Planning, Risk Management, Business Continuity, Training, Resource Management, MS Project, Technical Leadership, Semiconductor Industry, Software Development, GxP, Pharmaceutical Industry, Validation, SaaS, Capital Budgeting, Portfolio Management, Managing Project Budgets, Big Data, Cloud Computing

Education
Stanford University   1995 — 1996
MS, Mechanical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1990 — 1994
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Juliet WegenerJuliet Wegener San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years June 2008 - January 2009
Job Senior Manager, Corporate Strategy & Business Development at McKesson
Industry Management Consulting
Experience
McKesson   October 2014 - Present
Monitor Deloitte   January 2012 - Present
Deloitte   January 2010 - January 2012
DyPol   June 2009 - January 2010
Novartis   June 2008 - January 2009
Amgen   August 2004 - May 2007
Amgen   November 2002 - August 2004

Skills
Business Strategy, Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team..., Product Development, Biotechnology, Competitive Analysis, Project Management, Management Consulting, Business Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Process Engineering, Intercultural..., Renewable Energy, Operations Management, Go-to-market Strategy, Strategic Planning for..., Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Market Research, Emerging Technologies, Cleantech, Strategy

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2007 — 2009
Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2007 — 2009
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration

University of Colorado at Boulder   1997 — 2002
Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemical Engineering

University of New South Wales   2000 — 2001
Full Year undergraduate exchange program, Chemical Engineering

Rampart High School
High School Diploma

Keith TherrienKeith Therrien Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years May 2011 - Present
Job Associate Director Application Architect at Novartis
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Novartis   May 2011 - Present
BAE Systems   November 2008 - May 2011
PowerAdvocate   June 2008 - November 2008
GlobaLinguist   May 2007 - June 2008
IDC   February 2001 - May 2007
Gomez   April 1999 - January 2001
THT, Inc   May 1997 - April 1999
Individual, Inc   October 1994 - May 1997

Skills
JavaScript, JSP, SQL Server, ExtJS, Agile, Java

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1976 — 1981
Masters, Mechanical Engineering

Morgan MillsMorgan Mills Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years February 2012 - Present
Job Chem Informatics Tech Lead at Novartis
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Novartis   February 2012 - Present
Tessella   April 2007 - February 2012
Accenture   January 2006 - February 2007

Skills
Data Analysis, Java, Business Analysis, SQL, Matlab, Requirements Analysis, Programming, C#, Software Project..., Lifesciences, Software Engineering, Software Development, Chemistry

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2001 — 2005
BS, Chemical Engineering

Nathalie PinkertonNathalie Pinkerton Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years June 2011 - August 2011
Job Postdoctoral Fellow at ITAV Institut des Technologies Avancées en sciences du Vivant
Industry Research
Experience
ITAV - Institut des Technologies Avancées en sciences du Vivant   March 2014 - Present
Dept. of Chemical Engineering at Princeton University   2008 - March 2014
Novartis   June 2011 - August 2011
Procter & Gamble   June 2007 - August 2007
Nestle Research Center   May 2006 - August 2006

Skills
Scanning Electron..., Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Spectroscopy, R&D, Matlab, Nanotechnology, Experimentation, Mathematica, Mathematical Modeling, Characterization, AFM

Education
Princeton University   2008 — 2013
PhD, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2004 — 2008
BS, Chemical Engineering, 5.0/5.0

Ottawa Hills High School

Nick BlasioliNick Blasioli Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years July 2006 - September 2006
Job Experienced Scientist in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Focused on Early Discovery Research
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genzyme Corporation   January 2007 - April 2015
Novartis   July 2006 - September 2006
Cabot Corporation   June 2006 - June 2006
Tufts University Tissue Engineering Resource Center   June 2004 - August 2005

Skills
RT-PCR, Cell Culture, Tissue Culture, RNA isolation, Viral Transduction, ELISA, FRET, Luminex, SDS-PAGE, Cell Based Assays, Biochemical Assays, Assay Development, Cell, Stem Cells, Western Blotting, Biotechnology, In Vitro, In Vivo

Education
Tufts University
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Masters of Science, Chemical Engineering Practice; Fluid Dynamics and Kinetic Pathways

Tufts University
Bachelor of Science, Chemical & Biological Engineering

Patrick TeungPatrick Teung United States
Novartis Years 2010 - Present
Job at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   2010 - Present
Novartis   January 2009 - February 2010
Nektar Therapeutics   July 2006 - December 2008
Nektar Therapeutics   May 2004 - July 2006
Nektar Therapeutics   November 2003 - May 2004
Applied Materials   2002 - 2003

Skills
Technology Transfer, FDA, R&D, GMP, Validation, Cleaning Validation, CAPA, SOP

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1999 — 2001
MS, Technology and Policy Program

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1998 — 2001
MS, Material Science and Engineering

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick   1994 — 1998
Bachelor of Science (BS), Ceramic Engineering

Randy PerezRandy Perez Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years 2000 - Present
Job Director, Information Governance and Management at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
ISPE   November 2005 - Present
Novartis   2000 - Present
GAMP Americas   2002 - 2007
Novartis   1997 - 2000
Ciba-Geigy   1983 - 1997

Skills
Compliance, Risk Management, SOX, GMP, Process Validation, FDA, Process Improvement, Quality Assurance, GxP, GAMP, cGMP, Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, Computer System..., Pharmaceuticals, SOP, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sop, Quality System, V&V, Change Control, Technology Transfer, Biotechnology, Leadership, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, LIMS, Lifesciences, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, HPLC, Regulatory Affairs, Cross-functional Team..., GLP, CSV, Team Leadership, CAPA

Education
University of Michigan   1977 — 1983
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   1973 — 1977
SB, Chemistry

Stephanie TozerStephanie Tozer San Francisco, California
Novartis Years June 2011 - June 2012
Job Operations Manager at Zenefits
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Zenefits   February 2015 - Present
Google   September 2014 - February 2015
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   June 2012 - September 2014
Novartis   June 2011 - June 2012
Novartis   October 2009 - June 2012
McKinsey & Company   September 2008 - September 2009
Novartis   June 2007 - December 2007
Amgen Inc.   2003 - 2006

Skills
Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Financial Analysis, Due Diligence, Contract Negotiation, Global Project..., Pharmaceutical..., Biotechnology, Process Improvement, Quality by Design, Supply Chain Management, Drug Development, Project Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategy, Supply Chain, Technology Transfer, Management, Cross-functional Team...

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2006 — 2008
MBA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2008
MS, Chemical Engineering

University of Colorado Boulder   1999 — 2003
BS, Chemical Engineering

Ying DiaoYing Diao Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area
Novartis Years July 2007 - August 2007
Job Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Industry Research
Experience
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   January 2015 - Present
Bao Research Group   October 2011 - December 2014
Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource   2011 - December 2014
MIT   2006 - September 2011
MIT Chemical Engineering   February 2010 - May 2010
Novartis   July 2007 - August 2007
Cabot Corporation   June 2007 - June 2007

Skills
Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Spectroscopy, AFM, Scanning Electron..., Nanoparticles, COMSOL, Powder X-ray Diffraction, Chemistry, Microfabrication, Nanomaterials, Mathematical Modeling, Matlab, Thin Films, Polymers, Surface Chemistry, TGA, Electrochemistry

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2006 — 2011
PhD, Chemical Engineering

Tsinghua University   2002 — 2006
B.S., Chemical Engineering

Zan LiuZan Liu Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years June 2009 - July 2009
Job Senior Process Development Engineer at CB&I
Industry Oil & Energy
Experience
CB&I   February 2014 - Present
MIT   February 2009 - January 2014
National Renewable Energy Laboratory   July 2009 - August 2009
Novartis   June 2009 - July 2009
Tsinghua University   January 2006 - May 2008
Tsinghua University   October 2004 - August 2005
Cenway Technology   June 2005 - July 2005
Sinopec Beijing Yanshan Company   July 2004 - August 2004

Skills
Aspen Plus, Aspen Adsorption, Process simulation, Pressure swing..., Carbon capture by..., Sorbent preparation and..., Chemical Engineering, Polymers, Carbon Capture, Process Simulation, Chemistry, Aspen HYSYS, Adsorption, CO2 capture, Nanoparticles, Characterization

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology   2008 — 2013
PhD, Chemical Engineering, 4.9/5.0

Tsinghua University   2006 — 2008
Master, Polymer Chemistry and Physics, 89.9/100

Tsinghua University   2002 — 2006
Bachelor, Polymer Materials and Engineering, 89.5/100

Kamran TavangarKamran Tavangar Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years January 2004 - July 2007
Job Founder and COO, Affinivax
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Visterra, Inc.b   March 2011 - November 2013
Kamran Tavangar   April 2010 - March 2011
Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics   April 2009 - March 2010
Novartis Vaccines   August 2007 - March 2009
Novartis   January 2004 - July 2007
Novartis   November 2000 - December 2003
Novartis   July 1998 - December 1999

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   1989 — 1991
MBA

Stanford University School of Medicine   1984 — 1989
PhD

University of California, Berkeley   1980 — 1984
BS

Catherine ThutCatherine Thut Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years November 2009 - Present
Job Director, Strategic Alliances at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   November 2009 - Present
Merck & Co.   March 2009 - November 2009
Merck & Co   June 2007 - March 2009
Merck   June 2005 - May 2007
Merck   September 2001 - June 2005
Stanford University School of Medicine   1997 - 2001
Immunex Corporation   1987 - 1991

Skills
Biotechnology, Drug Development, Clinical Development, R&D, Drug Discovery, Biomarker Discovery, Drug Delivery, Therapeutic Areas, Biomarkers, Pharmaceutical Industry, Lifesciences, Strategy, Neuroscience, Cross-functional Team..., Product Development, Clinical Research, In Vivo, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutics, Program Management, Ophthalmology, Leadership, Drug Metabolism, Strategic Alliances, Biochemistry, Business Development, Project Management, Negotiation, Licensing, Molecular Biology

Education
MIT Sloan School of Management   2012 — 2014
MBA

University of California, Berkeley   1991 — 1997
PhD, Molecular & Cell Biology

University of Washington   1985 — 1990
BS, Chemistry, Microbiology

Maria MetzgerMaria Metzger Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years October 2010 - Present
Job Director, Strategic Sourcing at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2010 - Present
Johnson & Johnson   2004 - October 2010
Cordis, Johnson & Johnson   2006 - 2007
Cordis, Johnson & Johnson   2004 - 2006
United Technologies Corporation   2002 - 2003
Corning Incorporated   1997 - 2000

Skills
Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Sourcing, Contract Management, Outsourcing, Management, Supplier Evaluation, Negotiation, Supplier Development, Supply Management, Cross-functional Team..., Stakeholder Management, Supply Chain, Spend Analysis

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School of Management   2000 — 2002
MBA, General Management

University of Maryland College Park
BSc, Chemical Engineering

Karen VeverkaKaren Veverka Greater Memphis Area
Novartis Years June 2011 - May 2015
Job Director, Medical Strategy and Scientific Affairs at LEO Pharma A/S
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
LEO Pharma A/S   June 2015 - Present
Novartis   June 2011 - May 2015
GTx, Inc.   October 2000 - June 2011
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital   1996 - 2000

Skills
Clinical Development, Drug Development, Pharmacology, Cancer, Cell, Pharmacodynamics, Bioanalysis, Pharmacokinetics, GLP, CRO, Drug Metabolism, IND, Toxicology, Oncology, In Vivo, Biotechnology, Biopharmaceuticals, CTMS, Clinical Trials, In Vitro, Life Sciences, Medical Writing, Medical Affairs, Drug Discovery, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sop

Education
Mayo Graduate School   1991 — 1996
Ph.D., Pharmacology

Sukumar NagendranSukumar Nagendran Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years Interim Head/Med Director-CVMNovartis2007 - Present
Job Medical Director/Lead US CVM Med Affairs at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   Interim Head/Med Director-CVMNovartis2007 - Present
Pfizer   January 2001 - January 2007

Education
Mayo Medical School   1994 — 1997
Residency in IM, Internal Medicine

Rutgers University-New Brunswick   1990 — 1994
MD, Medicine

Rutgers University-New Brunswick   1988 — 1990

Shannon BenedettoShannon Benedetto Baltimore, Maryland Area
Novartis Years November 2013 - Present
Job Expert Medical Writer at Novartis
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   November 2013 - Present
ICON Development Solutions   February 2013 - October 2013
Human Genome Sciences, Inc., aquired by GSK July 2012   December 2005 - January 2013
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Division of Drug Marketing Advertising and Communications   2002 - 2005
Pfizer   2000 - 2002
AdvancePCS   1998 - 2001

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Regulatory Affairs, Biotechnology, FDA, Medical Writing, Scientific Writing, Oncology, Immunology, Autoimmune Diseases, Patient Reported..., Project Management

Education
University of Phoenix
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration and Management, General

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
PharmD, Pharmacy

McDaniel College
BA, Chemistry

Tara EltonTara Elton Baltimore, Maryland Area
Novartis Years October 2004 - April 2008
Job Cosmetic Registered Nurse/Aesthetic Sales
Industry Medical Practice
Experience
The Collagen Pin & Lifeline Stem Cell Skincare   July 2014 - Present
The Dermatology Center   August 2012 - August 2014
SkinMedica   January 2011 - August 2012
Allergan   April 2008 - December 2010
Novartis   October 2004 - April 2008

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Neurology, Urology, Diabetes, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Vaccines, Managed Care, Psychiatry, Allergy, Biotechnology, Hospitals, Immunology, Medical Devices, Territory Management, Healthcare, Endocrinology, Aesthetics

Education
University of Maryland School of Nursing   2001 — 2003
Bachelor's degree, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

McDaniel College   1997 — 2001
Bachelor's degree, Biology, General

Ben BreinerBen Breiner Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years May 2012 - September 2013
Job Senior Biopharmaceutical Representative Inflammation at Amgen
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Amgen   October 2013 - Present
Novartis   May 2012 - September 2013
Novartis   January 2010 - April 2012
Novartis   May 2006 - December 2009
IMS Health Canada   2000 - 2006
American Greetings Corporation   1997 - 1999

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales Effectiveness, Team Leadership, Oncology, Data Analysis, Business Analysis, CRM, Pharmaceutical Sales, Biotechnology, Forecasting, Strategic Planning, Product Launch, Cardiology, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Neurology, Business Intelligence, Competitive Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Hospital Sales, Sales Operations, Market Access, Diabetes

Education
McGill University   2005 — 2008
M.B.A.

Université de Montréal   2002 — 2004
Certificat

University of Pittsburgh   1994 — 1995
B.A.

Al DaSilvaAl DaSilva Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years July 2014 - Present
Job Executive Specialty Sales Consultant at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2014 - Present
Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson   November 2013 - July 2014
Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson   April 2012 - July 2014
Lantheus Medical Imaging formely Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging   October 2010 - February 2012
Lantheus Medical Imaging formely Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging   January 2009 - October 2010
Lantheus Medical Imaging formely Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging   June 2006 - January 2009
Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals   September 2003 - June 2006
Bristol-Myers Squibb   February 2002 - September 2003
Bristol-Myers Squibb   January 2001 - February 2002
Bristol-Myers Squibb   January 2000 - January 2001

Skills
Oncology, Hospitals, Cardiology, Pharmaceuticals, Global Marketing, Sales Management, Pharmaceutical Sales, Infectious Diseases, Psychiatry, HIV, Nuclear Medicine, Echocardiology, PET Imaging, Market Access, Pharmaceutical Industry, Rheumatology, Sales Effectiveness, Hospital Sales, Management, Urology, Neurology, Product Launch, Sales Operations, Diabetes, Immunology, Pharmaceutics

Education
McGill University   1980 — 1984
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Computer Science (minor)

McGill University
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, General

Anne-Claude GendronAnne-Claude Gendron Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years June 2011 - September 2011
Job
Industry Telecommunications
Experience
Bell   July 2014 - Present
Bell   September 2012 - July 2014
K by Design   May 2012 - July 2012
Novartis   June 2011 - September 2011
Novartis   May 2010 - December 2010
Les Entreprises M.L.G. & Fils inc.   May 2008 - August 2009
Pharmacie Jean Coutu Westmount   July 2007 - September 2007

Education
McGill University   2009 — 2012
B.COM

Collège Jean-de-Brebeuf   2007 — 2009
DEC

Collège-de-Montréal   2002 — 2007
D.E.S.

Christine LennonChristine Lennon Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years December 2008 - August 2012
Job Franchise Head, Solid Tumors / Rare Disorders at Novartis Oncology Canada
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis Oncology Canada   April 2014 - Present
Novartis Oncology Canada   February 2013 - March 2014
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   September 2012 - January 2013
Novartis   December 2008 - August 2012
Neurochem Inc.   2004 - 2008
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec   2002 - 2003
Shire Pharmaceuticals   2001 - 2002
BioChem Pharma Inc.   1999 - 2001
BioChem Pharma Inc.   1996 - 1999
former BioChem Pharma Inc. (BCH, BCHXF) now Shire Pharmaceuticals   1994 - 1996

Skills
Fluent in English and..., Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Immunology, Biotechnology, Lifesciences, Vaccines, Market Access, Health Economics, Pharmaceutical Sales, Hospitals, Regulatory Affairs, Management, HTA, Clinical Development, Pharmacoeconomics, Life Sciences, Technology Transfer, Sales Effectiveness, Clinical Trials, Medical Affairs

Education
McGill University   1992 — 1994
MBA, Strategy & Marketing

McGill University   1983 — 1986
B.Sc., Joint Honors - Physiology, Immunology, Biochemistry

Heather Linton (nee Smolkin)Heather Linton (nee Smolkin) Ottawa, Canada Area
Novartis Years 1997 - 2003
Job
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   1997 - 2003

Education
McGill University   1987 — 1991

Janice Murray, CPA, CA, ICD.DJanice Murray, CPA, CA, ICD.D Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years July 2014 - Present
Job CFO Latin America & Canada at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2014 - Present
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   June 2010 - June 2014
Novartis Pharma Canada   April 2006 - June 2010
Canadian National Railway   November 1993 - April 2006
KPMG   May 1987 - November 1993

Skills
Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, Sales & Marketing..., Forecasting, Business Planning, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Pharmaceutical Industry, Managerial Finance, Cross-functional Team..., Internal Controls, Executive Management, Auditing, Accounting, Mergers & Acquisitions, Management, Strategy, Finance, US GAAP, Financial Modeling, SAP, Corporate Finance, Restructuring, Strategic Financial..., Business Process...

Education
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management   2014 — 2015
ICD, Director's Education Program (April, 2015)

McGill University   1987 — 1989
Post-Grad, Accounting

University of Ottawa / Université d'Ottawa   1984 — 1987
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Accounting

Jeremy SivakJeremy Sivak Toronto, Canada Area
Novartis Years 2008 - May 2010
Job Glaucoma Research Chair at Toronto Western Hospital / University of Toronto
Industry Research
Experience
Toronto Western Hospital / University of Toronto   May 2010 - Present
Novartis   2008 - May 2010
Novartis   2005 - 2008
University of Cambridge   2002 - 2005

Skills
Biochemistry, Leadership, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Lifesciences, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Drug Development, Research, Life Sciences, Glaucoma

Education
Tufts University School of Medicine   1997 — 2002
PhD, Cell, Molecular, & Developmental Biology

McGill University   1991 — 1996
B.Sc, Biology

Johanna KayJohanna Kay Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years March 2013 - February 2014
Job Sales Consultant Cardiovascular
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
BI   May 2014 - Present
Novartis   March 2013 - February 2014
Novartis   February 2012 - January 2013
Novartis   November 2010 - April 2012
Novartis   February 2008 - November 2010
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals   January 2004 - February 2007

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Medical Education, Cardiology, Neuroscience, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Vaccines

Education
McGill University
BSc, Physiology & Nutrition

Laura AbecassisLaura Abecassis Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years November 2010 - Present
Job DRA Associate at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   November 2010 - Present
TEVA Canada   October 2008 - October 2010

Skills
FDA, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Trials

Education
Université de Montréal   2005 — 2007
M.Sc., Pharmaceutical development

McGill University   2001 — 2004
B.Sc., Biology

Marie-Lise Dion, Ph.D., MBAMarie-Lise Dion, Ph.D., MBA Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years February 2015 - Present
Job Brand Manager at Novartis Oncology
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   February 2015 - Present
Novartis   January 2013 - January 2015
Sandoz   April 2010 - December 2012
Sandoz   December 2007 - April 2010
National ImmuneMonitoring Lab (now IMMUNECARTA at Caprion)   September 2006 - November 2007
Gestion Univalor   March 2007 - May 2007

Skills
Marketing Strategy, Project Management, Commercialization, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biopharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Vaccines, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Virology, GLP, Clinical Development, Cell, Cell Biology, Market Access, Technology Transfer, Sales Effectiveness, Product Launch, Market Analysis, Pharmaceutical Sales

Education
Université du Québec à Montréal / UQAM   2007 — 2009
MBA, Biotech/Pharma Industry Management

McGill University   2000 — 2006
Ph.D., Immunology

Université Laval   1997 — 2000
B.Sc., Microbiology

Nicol DraytonNicol Drayton Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years June 1998 - January 2000
Job Promotional Operations Lead Canada at PfizerCanada Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Pfizer   November 2012 - Present
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals   July 2010 - November 2012
Pfizer Canada Inc   February 2008 - June 2010
Pfizer Canada Inc.   October 2004 - February 2008
Pfizer Canada Inc.   October 2003 - October 2004
Pfizer Canada Inc.   January 2002 - April 2003
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   September 2000 - December 2001
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   January 2000 - September 2000
Novartis   June 1998 - January 2000

Skills
Oncology, Strategic Planning, Portfolio Management, Pharmaceutical Sales, Segmentation, Product Management, Market Research, Cross-functional Team..., Strategic Thinking, Pharmaceutical Industry, Brand Management, Product Launch, Marketing Strategy, Strategy, Cardiology, Management, Sales Effectiveness, Urology

Education
McGill University   1998 — 2000
MBA, Marketing and Management for Developing Countries

UWI   1989 — 1992
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Tanya FournierTanya Fournier Montreal, Canada Area
Novartis Years December 2014 - Present
Job Brand Manager Oncology, Rare Disease
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   December 2014 - Present
Novartis   October 2010 - December 2014
Novartis   January 2010 - January 2011
Novartis   July 2007 - December 2009
Novartis   July 2004 - July 2007
McGill University   2001 - 2004

Skills
Clinical Trials, Neuroscience, Clinical Development, Clinical Trial..., Oncology, phase I - IV trials, Client Relationship..., Transplant, Medicine, Clinical Research, CRM, Clinical Study Design, GCP, Medical Affairs, Medical Writing, CTMS

Education
McGill University   1993 — 2001
PhD, Biochemistry

Queen's University   1989 — 1993
BsC Honors, Biochemistry