Novartis Company

Industry: Pharmaceutical company

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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
Joseph FriedmanJoseph Friedman Iowa City, Iowa Area
Novartis Years September 2008 - January 2013
Job Clinical Oncology Specialist at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   January 2013 - Present
Novartis   September 2008 - January 2013
Shionogi Pharma (formerly Sciele Pharma)   November 2006 - September 2008
AEGON Americas   August 2005 - December 2005
GE Capital   May 2005 - July 2005
University of Iowa   January 2004 - January 2005

Education
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business   2002 — 2006
BBA, with Honors, Finance & Marketing

Margaret WongMargaret Wong Madison, Wisconsin Area
Novartis Years August 2012 - Present
Job Presidential PostDoctoral Research Fellow at Novartis
Industry Higher Education
Experience
Novartis   August 2012 - Present
University of Wisconsin-Madison   June 2005 - July 2012
Untamed Science   2010 - 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2003 - 2005

Skills
Organic Synthesis, NMR spectroscopy, Organic Chemistry, HPLC, NMR, Chemical Biology, Chemistry, Protein Purification, Biochemistry, Protein Expression, Protein Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Chromatography, Western Blotting

Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison   2005 — 2012
PhD, Chemistry, Chemical Biology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2001 — 2005
BS, Chemistry

Lorrie Wagner, M.Ed.Lorrie Wagner, M.Ed. Houston, Texas
Novartis Years 2008 - 2011
Job Physician Relations Manager
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Park Plaza Hospital   April 2014 - Present
The Junior League of Houston, Inc.   2013 - Present
Aptalis Pharma   2011 - March 2013
Novartis   2008 - 2011
Merck   2005 - 2008
Arrow International   2003 - 2005
Texas Children's Hospital   1999 - 2000
Bo's Place   1998 - 1999

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Product Launch, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Managed Care, Gastroenterology, Medical Devices, Oncology, OB/GYN

Education
University of Houston
Master's, Psychology

University of Houston
Bachelor of Science, Social Sciences

Christine MacallaChristine Macalla Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years October 1987 - September 2010
Job Bring new science to the forefront
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
pharma contract   June 2013 - Present
Novartis   October 1987 - September 2010

Skills
Account Management, Training, Project Management, Negotiation, Key Account Management, Market Planning, Sales Presentations, Team Building, New Business Development, Customer Service, Competitive Analysis, Business Development, Marketing, Budgets

Education
University of Houston   1981 — 1985
Bachelor of Science (BS), Pre-Law Studies, 3.75

John ValentaJohn Valenta Fishers, Indiana
Novartis Years 1991 - 1999
Job Senior Key Account Manager at Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   October 1999 - Present
Novartis   1991 - 1999
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical   1988 - 1991
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical   1985 - 1988

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Sales Effectiveness, Gastroenterology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Endocrinology, Leadership

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1977 — 1982
B.S., Management

Craig HenriksenCraig Henriksen Spokane, Washington Area
Novartis Years June 2000 - August 2008
Job Territory sales manager at Actelion
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Actelion   August 2008 - Present
Novartis   June 2000 - August 2008
Farmers Insurance   November 1996 - May 2000
The Rage Clothing Company   October 1992 - October 1996

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pulmonary Hypertension, Product Launch, Sales Management, Sales Trainings, Sales Operations, Cross-functional Team..., Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Medical Devices, Training, Forecasting, Cardiology, Leadership, Sales, Management

Education
University of Idaho   1983 — 1988
Bachelor of Science (BS), Marketing and Advertising

St Maries High School   1980 — 1983

Iphigenia KoumenisIphigenia Koumenis Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years September 2013 - Present
Job Sr Clinical Trial Head (Associate Director), Oncology, Global Medical Affairs, Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2013 - Present
Novo Nordisk A/S   June 2011 - March 2013
Incyte   July 2007 - June 2011
Targacept, Inc.   May 2003 - June 2007

Skills
global clnical trial..., clnical trial operations, CRO, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, application of ePROs in..., clinical site..., SOP optimization, effective CRO management, expert application of..., Authoring of clinical..., Budget management, Therapeutic Areas, Protocol, Clinical Research, Regulatory Submissions, Oncology, Budgets, FDA, Clinical Operations, Biotechnology, Clinical Study Design, CTMS, ICH-GCP, GCP, Sop, IND, Clinical Data Management, Regulatory Affairs, SOP

Education
Wharton Business School   2010 — 2011
certificate in Marketing

University of Houston   1989 — 1992
Master's degree, Bioanalytical Chemistry

University Thessaloniki Greece   1985 — 1989
Bachelor's degree, Chemistry

Ann Strugala EatwellAnn Strugala Eatwell Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years April 2014 - July 2015
Job Human Resources and Talent Acquisition Business Partner I HR Project Manager I Contingent Workforce Management
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Novartis   April 2014 - July 2015
Cielo Talent   August 2013 - April 2014
Time Warner Cable   November 2011 - February 2013
RadioShack   July 2009 - November 2011
Navistar   August 2008 - February 2009
ACS   September 2007 - May 2008
ACS   June 2006 - September 2007
ACS   August 2005 - June 2006
ACS   February 2005 - August 2005
Texas Instruments   September 2004 - February 2005

Skills
Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Technical Recruiting, Employee Relations, Succession Planning, Applicant Tracking..., Human Resources, Executive Search, Project Management, Onboarding, HRIS, Sourcing, Talent Management, Internet Recruiting, Screening, Benefits Negotiation, College Recruiting, Employee Training, Coaching, Interviews, Leadership, Change Management, Hiring, Temporary Placement, Management, Training, Strategy, PeopleSoft, Workforce Planning, Process Improvement, Payroll, Performance Management, Program Management, Employee Engagement, Outsourcing, Personnel Management, Deferred Compensation, Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Organizational...

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS

Mia ZacharyMia Zachary Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2009
Job Territory Manager at TearLab Corporation
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
TearLab Corporation   March 2013 - Present
Ista Pharmaceuticals/Bausch and Lomb   January 2009 - March 2013
Novartis   2005 - 2009
Principal Financial Group   July 1997 - December 2004

Skills
Sales Operations, Ophthalmology, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Disposables, Buy & Bill, Medical Diagnostics, Dry Eye Disease, LASIK, Cataract Surgery, Rheumatology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, OB/GYN

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1991 — 1995
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Marketing

Starlie VerasteguiStarlie Verastegui Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years April 2002 - June 2012
Job Senior Sales Representative at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2002 - June 2012
INNOVEXX   June 1997 - April 2002

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Respitory, Neurology, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Education
University of Houston-Clear Lake   1990 — 1991
Bachelor of Science (BS), Behavioral Sciences, 3.75

Daniel GrantDaniel Grant Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years July 2015 - Present
Job Director, Early Development Medicine Lead at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2015 - Present
GSK   April 2014 - June 2015
GlaxoSmithKline   April 2013 - April 2014
GlaxoSmithKline   February 2012 - April 2013
GlaxoSmithKline   January 2009 - March 2012
The Burnham Institute   May 2007 - December 2008

Skills
chronobiology, Chemical Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Synthesis, Clinical Development, Biotechnology, Drug Discovery, Synthetic Organic..., Drug Development, Pharmacology, HPLC, Clinical Research, Science, Oncology, Organic Chemistry, Formulation, Pharmaceutical Industry, Life Sciences, Drug Design, R&D, Technology Transfer, Chemistry, Healthcare

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   2002 — 2007
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry

Elizabeth LeaderElizabeth Leader Greater San Diego Area
Novartis Years 2001 - 2008
Job Pharmaceutical Marketing Professional
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Amylin Pharmaceuticals - a wholly owned subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb   2010 - 2013
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   2009 - 2010
Novartis   2001 - 2008
Novartis   1999 - 2001
Novartis   1996 - 1999

Skills
Strategic Thinking, Marketing Strategy, Cross-functional Team..., Business Development, Project Management, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Partnerships, Market Research, New Product Launches, Account Management, Innovative Program..., Managed Care, Negotiation, Key Account Management, Training, Pharmaceutical Industry, Product Development, Pharmaceutical Sales, Innovation, Healthcare, Market Planning, Hospital Sales, Product Launch, Program Management, Osteoporosis, Marketing Communications, Biotechnology, Urology, Sales, Rheumatology, Diabetes, Hospitals, Marketing, Strategy, Sales Effectiveness, Leadership, Neurology, Selling, Hypertension, Medical Devices, Cardiology, Segmentation, Endocrinology, Management, Gastroenterology, Market Analysis, Business Analysis, Marketing Management, Pharmacy Benefit..., Sales Operations

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing/Marketing Management, General

University of Notre Dame
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology

Lucy Xu, PhD, PMPLucy Xu, PhD, PMP Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years September 2012 - Present
Job Senior Investigator at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2012 - Present
Novartis   June 2009 - August 2012
XOMA   October 2008 - May 2009
Schering-Plough   October 2000 - September 2008

Skills
Bioanalysis, Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics, Drug Discovery, DMPK, Drug Development, IND, Clinical Development, GLP, Regulatory Submissions, CRO, Assay Development, Toxicology, GCP, Translational Medicine, Clinical Trials, Biotechnology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1996 — 2000
Ph.D., Pharmacognosy

Dan SchacherDan Schacher Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years September 2005 - April 2012
Job Senior Manager, Global Training and Development at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   July 2015 - Present
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.   May 2014 - July 2015
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   May 2012 - May 2014
Novartis   September 2005 - April 2012
Novartis   February 2002 - October 2005
GlaxoSmithKline   February 1999 - January 2002
Abbott Labs   November 1996 - February 1999

Skills
Sales Operations, Endocrinology, Selling, Leadership, Rheumatology, Selling Skills, Neurology, Sales Management, Pharmaceutical Sales, Coaching, Cross-functional Team..., Training, Management, Sales Effectiveness, Clinical Research, Cardiology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Gastroenterology, Account Management, Nephrology, Osteoporosis, Sales

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1994 — 1997
M.S., Immunophysiology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1990 — 1994
B.S., Cell and Structural Biology

Nancy OttersonNancy Otterson Portland, Oregon Area
Novartis Years June 2004 - Present
Job Oncology Specialist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   June 2004 - Present
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation   June 2004 - Present
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   2004 - Present
Novartis   2004 - 2011
Abbott Laboratories   December 2000 - May 2004
iMark Communications   August 1999 - December 2000
Scott USA   April 1998 - April 1999
Electronic Arts   August 1994 - December 1997

Skills
Territory, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Cold Calling, Selling, Family Medicine, Sales Operations, Pharmaceutical Industry, Neurology, Cardiology, Sales Presentations, Selling Skills, Product Launch, Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales, Market Development, Surgeons, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Sales Effectiveness, Endocrinology, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Osteoporosis, Dermatology, Hospital Sales

Education
University of Idaho   1989 — 1992
Bachelor of Science, Marketing

University of Idaho   1989 — 1992
Bachelor of Science, Business; Marketing

University of Idaho   1988 — 1992
Bachelor of Science, Marketing

Damonique MurrayDamonique Murray East Hanover, New Jersey
Novartis Years January 2014 - Present
Job Product Complaint Specialist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   January 2014 - Present

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1996 — 2000
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences

Pranav ShahPranav Shah Rockville, Maryland
Novartis Years June 2014 - October 2014
Job Postdoctoral Research Fellow at National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Industry Research
Experience
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)   October 2014 - Present
Novartis   June 2014 - October 2014
University of Houston   August 2009 - June 2014
University of Houston   August 2009 - June 2014
AstraZeneca   May 2013 - August 2013
Viridis Biopharma   June 2008 - July 2008

Skills
Primary hepatocyte..., Mammalian Cell Culture, RT-PCR, Genotyping, LCMS, Drug Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics, Western Blotting, Northern Blotting, Agarose Gel..., Isolation of primary..., Molecular Biology, Drug Discovery, PCR, In Vitro, In Vivo, Animal Models, Cell, Assay Development, Cell Culture, SOP

Education
University of Houston   2009 — 2014
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Pharmaceutics and Drug Design

University of Mumbai   2005 — 2009
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm.), Pharmacy

Adetunji (Sunny) Akano, ASQ CQA, PhDAdetunji (Sunny) Akano, ASQ CQA, PhD Greater Atlanta Area
Novartis Years December 2012 - January 2014
Job Manager, Quality Operations at Immucor
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Immucor, Inc.   January 2014 - Present
Novartis   December 2012 - January 2014
Particle Dynamics International (PDI)   August 2011 - November 2012
bioMerieux   September 2010 - August 2012
Virbac Animal Health   February 2009 - June 2010
Covidien / Mallinckrodt   October 2005 - February 2009
Meridian Medical Technologies   January 2003 - May 2004
Danforth Plant Science Center   January 2001 - June 2002
International Center for Tropical Agriculture CIAT, Cali Colombia   January 1999 - January 2001

Skills
Supplier Quality..., Root Cause Analysis, Deviation Management, Internal Audit, External Audit, Stability Programs, Equipment Qualification, Validation, Quality Control, Quality Auditing, Change Control, Quality Assurance, FDA GMP, 21 CFR Part 11, Cross-functional Team..., SOP, CAPA

Education
University of Ibadan
PhD, Molecular Virology

Rebecca MaherRebecca Maher Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Novartis Years January 2015 - Present
Job Sr. Cardiovascular Area Business Leader at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   January 2015 - Present
Novartis   March 2005 - December 2014
Novartis   August 2004 - February 2005
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation   June 2001 - July 2004
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation   February 1999 - May 2001
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation   October 2000 - April 2001
Novartis   May 1995 - February 1999

Skills
Strategic Leadership, Critical Thinking, Coaching, Change Management, Cross-group..., Innovative Problem..., Highly Analytical, Business Strategy, Strong Business Acumen, Performance Excellence, Results Focused, Influential, Innovative Thinking, Team Building, Visionary, Development Of People, ROI Maximization, Mentoring, Cross-functional Team..., People Development, Result Oriented, Strategic Thinking, Pharmaceutical Sales, Rheumatology, Sales Operations, Neurology, Managed Care, Gastroenterology, Urology, Osteoporosis, Dermatology, Buy & Bill, Hypertension, Selling Skills, Sales, Cardiology, Pharmaceutical Industry

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1990 — 1995
BA, Liberal Arts

Greeta Cherayil,BS, RPh, PharmD, PAHMGreeta Cherayil,BS, RPh, PharmD, PAHM Greater Milwaukee Area
Novartis Years September 2006 - Present
Job Regional Scientific Asssociate Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2006 - Present
Pfizer   July 1997 - September 2006
Waukesha Memorial Hospital   August 1995 - July 1997

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1991 — 1994

University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
BA, Biology

Rebecca DrummondRebecca Drummond Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years December 2000 - August 2002
Job Director Statistics, Data Management, and Programming at Baxter International Inc.
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Baxter International Inc.   March 2015 - Present
Lundbeck   September 2011 - March 2015
Lundbeck   August 2007 - September 2011
REGISTRAT, Inc.   January 2007 - August 2007
Abbott   May 2005 - January 2007
Abbott   August 2004 - May 2005
Abbott   September 2002 - August 2004
Novartis   December 2000 - August 2002

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, GCP, Oncology, CRO, CTMS, Sop, Regulatory Submissions, Biotechnology, Neurology, Regulatory Affairs

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Health Policy and Administration

University of Washington
Master's degree, Biostatistics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor's degree, Statistics

Kevin GoffKevin Goff Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years January 2005 - January 2011
Job North Central Regional Sales Manager at WellspectHealthcare
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Wellspect HealthCare   January 2011 - Present
Novartis   January 2005 - January 2011
Watson Pharmaceuticals   1996 - 2005
Superior Medical Supply   1992 - 1996

Skills
Urology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Dermatology, Sales Effectiveness, Gastroenterology, Managed Care, OB/GYN, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Devices

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communications and Advertising, 4

Anne MauzyAnne Mauzy Louisville, Kentucky Area
Novartis Years March 2014 - Present
Job Regional Scientific Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   March 2013 - Present
Novartis   February 2005 - Present
Astra Zeneca   2001 - 2005
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals   2001 - 2005
AstraZeneca   2000 - 2004
Roche Pharmaceuticals   1995 - 2001
Hoffmann-La Roche   1995 - 2001

Education
University of Kentucky   1981 — 1986
B.S. ,Pharm D, Pharmacy

Greeta CherayilGreeta Cherayil Greater Milwaukee Area
Novartis Years April 2013 - Present
Job Regional Scientific Associate Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2013 - Present
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee   September 2011 - May 2013
Novartis   September 2006 - November 2010
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals   July 1997 - September 2006
Pfizer   1997 - 2006
Wauksha Memorial Hospital   September 1995 - July 1997

Skills
Research, Diabetes, Outcomes Research, Cardiology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Teaching, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacology, Clinical Development, Medical Devices, Clinical Research, Clinical Trials, Managed Care, Pharmacy, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Affairs, Neurology, Biotechnology, Oncology, Rheumatology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1991 — 1994
PharmD, Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Madison   1981 — 1984
BS, Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
BA, Zoology

dina gagnedina gagne Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years November 2013 - Present
Job Senior Sales Specialist at Novartis Hematology
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   November 2013 - Present
Novartis   May 2012 - November 2013
Novartis   2008 - 2012
Novartis   2007 - 2008
Stiefel, a GSK company/Connetics/Pediamed   2005 - 2007
Novartis   2001 - 2004

Skills
Hematology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Coaching, Urology, Training, Oncology, Sales, Hospital Sales, Leadership, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cardiology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago

Patsy WhitePatsy White Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years August 2000 - December 2010
Job Training & Client Relations at White & Associates
Industry Accounting
Experience
White & Associates   May 2011 - Present
Novartis   August 2000 - December 2010
Schwarz Pharma   July 1995 - August 2000
Reed & Carnrick Pharmaceuticals   September 1988 - July 1995
Novartis   1981 - 1988

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Pharmaceutical Industry, Managed Care, Cardiology, Sales, Leadership, Training, Management, Direct Sales, Market Access, Diabetes, Rheumatology, Product Launch, Selling Skills, Endocrinology

Education
University of Houston   1987 — 1992
BBA, Marketing

Tammy TunyavongsTammy Tunyavongs Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years August 2008 - December 2012
Job IT Service Manager at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   August 2008 - December 2012
Image Solutions, Inc.   August 2007 - May 2008
Image Solutions, Inc.   March 2007 - August 2007
KPMG   August 2006 - April 2007
Thomson Financial   July 2005 - December 2005
Forest Laboratories   October 2003 - May 2004
Forest Laboratories   May 2003 - October 2003

Skills
SharePoint, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Cross-functional Team..., Software Documentation

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1998 — 2000
MHRIR, Human Resources and Industrial Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1994 — 1998
BS, Psychology

Dennis HallisseyDennis Hallissey Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years January 1992 - January 1997
Job Director of National Accounts & Strategic Alliances
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
bioTheranostics, Inc.   February 2013 - Present
bioTheranostics, Inc.   January 2013 - Present
bioTheranostics, Inc.   March 2010 - February 2013
bioTheranostics, Inc.   February 2008 - March 2010
Biogen Idec. Inc.   September 2001 - January 2007
Biogen Idec, Inc.   July 1997 - September 2001
Biogen Idec, Inc.   January 1997 - January 2001
Novartis   January 1992 - January 1997
Immunology-Oncology   January 1992 - January 1997
NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICAL   January 1988 - January 1997

Skills
Oncology, Diagnostics, Marketing Strategy, Hematology, Cancer, Hospitals, Sales Management, Consultative Selling, Account Management, Direct Sales, Contract Negotiation, Customer Relations, Product Marketing, Negotiation, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, New Business Development, Infectious Diseases, Coaching, Managed Care, Rheumatology, Neurology, Channel Management, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Urology, Contract Negotiations, Healthcare, Pulmonology, Product Launches, Strategic Planning, Sales Process, Nephrology, Salesforce.com, Product Development, Business Planning, P&L Management, Cross-functional Team..., Team Building, Cold Calling, Microsoft Office, Allergy, Pharmaceutical Sales, Hepatology, Forecasting, Key Account Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Product Launch, Hardware Diagnostics

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1992 — 1995
M.B.A, Marketing, Finance

Western Illinois University   1980 — 1983
BBA, Management, Marketing

Amity CutaiaAmity Cutaia Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years January 2003 - May 2008
Job Director, Sales Training at Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.   May 2008 - Present
Novartis   January 2003 - May 2008
Novartis   March 2000 - January 2003

Skills
Urology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Oncology

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1991 — 1994
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology

Gene GauGene Gau Davenport, Iowa Area
Novartis Years October 1998 - August 2004
Job Senior Hematology consultant at Novartis Oncology
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis Oncology   August 2004 - Present
Novartis   October 1998 - August 2004

Education
University of Iowa   1984 — 1988

Varsha DhamankarVarsha Dhamankar Cambridge, Massachusetts
Novartis Years May 2010 - August 2010
Job Scientist I at Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Vertex Pharmaceuticals   March 2013 - Present
University of Iowa   August 2007 - February 2013
Genentech   May 2012 - September 2012
Novartis   May 2010 - August 2010
University of Iowa   August 2007 - May 2010
Sandoz   June 2006 - July 2006

Skills
Spectroscopy, UV/Vis, FTIR, Raman, LC-MS, solid dispersion, Dissolution, DSC-MDSC, Drug Delivery, Formulation, HPLC, Drug Metabolism, Diffusion, Cell Culture, Confocal Microscopy, In Vivo, Laboratory

Education
University of Iowa   2007 — 2013
PhD, Pharmaceutics

Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai   2003 — 2007
B. Pharm., Pharmaceutical Sciences

Carl SchnellCarl Schnell Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years January 2013 - December 2014
Job Procure to Pay Consultant at Sirius Solutions, LLLP
Industry Management Consulting
Experience
Sirius Solutions, LLLP   January 2015 - Present
Novartis   January 2013 - December 2014
independent Contractor   August 2008 - December 2012
IBM Global Services   January 2003 - August 2008
IBM Global Services   January 1999 - December 2002
IBM Global Services   April 1997 - December 1998
Rhone-Poulenc Rorer   August 1986 - April 1997
Rhone-Poulenc Rorer   January 1983 - July 1986
Rhone-Poulenc Rorer   September 1981 - January 1983

Skills
Business Process..., Outsourcing, ERP, Business Transformation, Business Analysis, Program Management, Operations Management, PMP, Enterprise Software, Management Consulting, Project Planning, Business Process, Six Sigma, IT Strategy, Leadership, Project Management, Project Portfolio..., Vendor Management, Supply Chain Management, Change Management, Requirements Analysis, Supply Chain, Requirements Gathering, Inventory Management, Process Engineering, Business Requirements, Test Execution, Capital Projects, Asset Managment, Asset Management, Service Delivery, Forecasting, Business Process..., Consulting, Resource Management, Application Lifecycle..., Financial Management, Application Management, Profit & Loss Management, Continuous Improvement, Shared Services, Project Management Plan, Project Status Reporting, Test Planning, Test Design, IFRS, Cost Accounting, Inventory Control, Manufacturing..., Standard Costs

Education
University of Pennsylvania   1990 — 1992
MS, Dynamics of Organization and Business

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business   1976 — 1981
BS, Accountancy

Saurabh KukretiSaurabh Kukreti Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years June 2010 - August 2010
Job ValueBased Care | Deloitte
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Deloitte   May 2015 - Present
Partners HealthCare   June 2014 - August 2014
Huron Consulting Group   June 2012 - 2012
Division of Intercollegiate Athletics   August 2011 - November 2011
Carle Foundation Hospital   June 2011 - August 2011
Novartis   June 2010 - August 2010
The Bioacoustics Research Laboratory   January 2009 - August 2010
The National Center for Rural Health Professions   June 2009 - July 2009
Doon Government Hospital   May 2008 - August 2008
Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic   June 2007 - August 2007

Education
University of Michigan   2013 — 2015
Master of Healthcare Services Administration, Healthcare Management and Policy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2007 — 2012
Bachelors of Science, Community Health: Health Planning and Administration, Honors Distinction

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy   2004 — 2007
High School Diploma

Phillip AdvinculaPhillip Advincula Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years April 2009 - 2011
Job
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Baxter International Inc.   May 2013 - Present
Slate Pharma Drug Delivery   July 2012 - May 2013
ISTA Pharmaceuticals   2011 - June 2012
Novartis   April 2009 - 2011
Novartis   August 2006 - April 2009

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Diabetes, Buy & Bill, Biotechnology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Sales Operations, Sales Force Development, Urology, Osteoporosis, Hospital Sales, Hypertension, Hospitals, Sales Effectiveness, OB/GYN, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, Allergy, Ophthalmology, Managed Care, Dermatology, Product Launch, Pharmaceutical Industry, Nephrology, Professional Experience, Oncology, Selling Skills, Cross-functional Team..., Professional..., Dependable Team Player, Surgeons, KOL development, Capital Equipment, Medical Sales, Medical Devices, ENT, Infectious Diseases

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
BS

Percy WaltersPercy Walters Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years August 2006 - January 2012
Job Sr. Sales Professional | New Product Launch | New Territory Development | Key Account Relations | Market Penetration
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Genzyme sanofi   December 2014 - August 2015
Amgen   January 2012 - January 2015
Novartis   August 2006 - January 2012
Hertz Local Edition   May 2003 - August 2006

Skills
Sales, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Management, Cold Calling, Fundraising, Account Management, Training, Sales Operations, Pharmaceutical Industry, Public Speaking, Team Building, Pharmaceutical Sales, Healthcare, Sales Management, Product Launch, Marketing, Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Coaching, Event Planning, Marketing Strategy, Budgets, Recruiting, Nonprofits, Managed Care, Cardiology, Medical Devices, Microsoft Excel, Biopharmaceuticals, B2B2C, Territory Management, Territory Development, Territory Penetration, Executive Presentation..., Taking New Products to..., Buy and Bill, Sales Prospecting, Lead Generation, Sales Force Development

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1993 — 1998
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1993 — 1998
Bachelor's Degree, History

Jeff BeaversJeff Beavers Chicago, Illinois
Novartis Years 1994 - 2000
Job HR Director, Global Talent Acquisition at AbbVie
Industry Staffing and Recruiting
Experience
AbbVie   October 2014 - Present
RECSOLU (dba Yello)   October 2011 - October 2014
University of Illinois MBA   November 2011 - August 2013
Whirlpool Corporation   August 2007 - September 2011
General Electric   June 2006 - July 2007
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   June 2000 - June 2006
Novartis   1994 - 2000

Skills
Talent Management, Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, College Recruiting, Employer Branding, Leadership, Career Counseling, Interviews, Human Resources, Employee Engagement, Organizational..., Onboarding, Diversity Recruitment, Technical Recruiting, Process Improvement, Relationship Development, Leadership Development, Career Development, Building Relationships, HR Strategy, Candidate Assessment, Interview Coaching, Organizational..., Thought Leadership, University Relations, Employee Relations, Resume Writing, Candidate Selection, Interviewing, Conducting Interviews, Talent Development, Developing Talent, Process Optimization, Metrics, Partner Relationship..., Client Relationship..., Executive Coaching, Job Coaching, Partner Management, Succession Planning, Applicant Tracking..., Personnel Management, Workforce Planning, Training, Performance Management, Sourcing, CRM, Organizational..., Consulting, Organizational Design

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.Ed.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S.

Andrea MurphyAndrea Murphy West Hartford, Connecticut
Novartis Years July 2014 - Present
Job Oncology Area Sales Manager at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2014 - Present
Teva Pharmaceuticals   August 2012 - July 2014
Teva Oncology (formerly Cephalon)   August 2007 - August 2012
Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceuticals   August 2003 - October 2006
MDC, Inc.   October 2000 - August 2003

Skills
Oncology

Education
University of Kentucky   1989 — 1994
Bachelor of Arts

Sharmin JiwaniSharmin Jiwani Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years July 2013 - Present
Job Senior Accountant at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   July 2013 - Present
McKesson   March 2013 - June 2013
MeadWestvaco   December 2011 - August 2012
Orleans Homebuilders   February 2009 - October 2011
ChemTreat, Inc.   February 2008 - January 2009

Skills
Microsoft Office, SAP, SAP HR, AS-400, Tiny Term (TK), Strategic Planning, Microsoft Excel, IBM AS/400, Accounting, Forecasting, Customer Service, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Financial Analysis, Microsoft Word, Sales, Access, Auditing, Analysis, Budgets, Process Improvement, Financial Accounting, Leadership, Training, Data Analysis, Account Reconciliation, General Ledger

Education
The University of Texas at Arlington   2014 — 2016
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting

University of Houston   2003 — 2008
BBA, Accounting

Julian SalinasJulian Salinas Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years March 2013 - April 2014
Job Virtualization Advocate
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
VCE   April 2015 - Present
VCE   October 2014 - Present
VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company   April 2014 - October 2014
Novartis   March 2013 - April 2014
VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company   July 2010 - March 2013
PlainsCapital Bank   April 2006 - July 2010
Bank of America   April 2004 - April 2006
IBM   January 2000 - January 2004

Skills
vSphere, Active Directory, Powershell, Windows Server 2008, Cisco UCS, Clariion, VNX, MDS, 1000v, VCP, VMAX, Symmetrix, EMC Storage, VMware, VMware ESX, SAN, Virtualization, Windows Server, Cisco Technologies, Storage Area Networks, Servers, ITIL, Microsoft Certified..., Cloud Computing, VMware Infrastructure, Data Center, Server Architecture, VMware View, Cluster, Storage, DNS, Cisco Nexus, Storage Virtualization, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure, IT Operations, Cisco IOS, IT Service Management, System Administration, VDI, NAS, Solution Architecture, Windows 7, SCCM, VMware vSphere, VMware Certified...

Education
University of Houston   1999 — 2002
Electrical Electronics Technology

Nicole O'RourkeNicole O'Rourke Denver, Colorado
Novartis Years April 2015 - Present
Job
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2015 - Present
Merck   March 2007 - Present
Merck   June 2005 - March 2007
The University of Iowa   March 2004 - May 2005

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Marketing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Managed Care, Customer Service, Sales, Product Launch, Account Management, Sales Effectiveness

Education
University of Iowa   2001 — 2005
Bachelor's degree, Communication and Media Studies

David King-HurleyDavid King-Hurley Citrus Heights, California
Novartis Years June 1994 - May 1997
Job President at LifeMed ID
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
LifeMed ID, Inc   June 2015 - Present
Vocera   2012 - June 2015
iChip by LifeNexus   June 2004 - May 2012
GHX   June 2000 - May 2002
Sandoz   June 1997 - May 2000
Novartis   June 1994 - May 1997
Fujisawa Pharmaceuticals   June 1989 - June 1992
Baxter International Inc.   June 1984 - May 1989

Skills
International Business, New Business Development, Executive Management, Cross-functional Team..., Start-ups, Strategy, Management, Healthcare, Strategic Partnerships, Sales, Product Management, Solution Selling, Leadership, Business Development, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning

Education
American Graduate School of International Management   1982 — 1984
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), International Business, GPA: 3.9/4.0

University of Iowa   1978 — 1982
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Marketing and Economics, 3.85/4.0

Deerfield High School

Nyleve DumraufNyleve Dumrauf Phoenix, Arizona Area
Novartis Years February 2006 - April 2011
Job Alternate Site Account Manager at Hospira
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
Hospira   July 2012 - Present
Medicis   June 2011 - June 2012
Novartis   February 2006 - April 2011
Abbott Laboratories   October 2001 - December 2005

Skills
Sales Process, New Business Development, Account Management, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Cold Calling, Direct Sales, Endocrinology, Healthcare, Hospital Sales, Key Account Management, Managed Care, Management, Marketing, Product Launch, Rheumatology, Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Operations, Sales Presentations, Salesforce.com, Selling, Urology

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, General

Amy WilcoxAmy Wilcox Iowa City, Iowa Area
Novartis Years August 2006 - April 2012
Job Certified Diabetes Sales Consultant III
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novo Nordisk A/S   August 2012 - Present
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.   April 2012 - August 2012
Novartis   August 2006 - April 2012
Cardinal Health   2005 - 2006
Erbs   May 2004 - February 2005
CDW   2003 - 2004

Skills
Cardiology, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Managed Care, Neurology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Product Launch, Rheumatology, Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Operations, Urology

Education
University of Iowa   2000 — 2003
BA, Economics

Kathleen WennerKathleen Wenner Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Novartis Years September 2004 - February 2006
Job Sr. Executive Representative I, Hospital at Astellas Pharma
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Astellas Pharma   July 2013 - Present
Wenner Personal Fitness LLC   October 2012 - July 2013
Life Time Fitness   November 2011 - September 2012
Genzyme   March 2006 - September 2011
Novartis   September 2004 - February 2006
Sanofi   September 2000 - September 2004
AstraZeneca   February 1998 - August 2000

Skills
Personal Training, Fitness, Fitness Training, Nutrition, Functional Training, Entrepreneurship, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Nephrology, Communication, Strategic Planning, NASM CPT, CES, PES;..., Hatha Yoga, Weight Loss, Wellness Coaching, Lifestyle, Cardio, Strength Training, Wellness, Exercise Physiology, Neurology, Diabetes, Sales Operations, Urology, Pain Management, Hospitals, Endocrinology, Selling, Rheumatology, Hospital Sales, Gastroenterology, Managed Care, Dermatology, Sales Effectiveness, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, Product Launch, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Healthcare, Sales

Education
LifeTime Academy   2011 — 2011
NASM Cetified Personal Trainer, CES, PES, Health and Physical Education/Fitness

University of Illinois Springfield   1990 — 1995
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication and Media Studies, 3.66/4.0

Brad Van PeltBrad Van Pelt Indianapolis, Indiana
Novartis Years 2000 - 2002
Job Partner & CEO at ARIA Diagnostics
Industry Medical Devices
Experience
ARIA Diagnostics   March 2015 - Present
Arthrex, Inc./OrthoMedica   2009 - March 2015
Arthrex, Inc./Medwest   2007 - 2009
Arthrex, Inc./Medwest   2005 - 2007
Synthes   2003 - 2005
Astellas Pharma   2002 - 2003
Novartis   2000 - 2002

Skills
Sales Operations, Sports Medicine, Capital Equipment, Orthopedic, Operating Room, Medical Devices, Surfing, Hands-on Training, Market Development, Direct Sales, Surgeons, Cold Calling, Sales, Surgical Instruments, Disposables, Urology, Spine, Sales Force Development, Neurology, Cardiology, Product Launch, Hospital Sales, Medical Sales, Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics

Education
University of Iowa
Bachelor's Degree, Psychology

Cathy GermannCathy Germann Westminster, Colorado
Novartis Years January 2002 - November 2002
Job Marketing Representative at Colorado Visiting Nurse Association
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Colorado Visiting Nurse Association   January 2014 - Present
VITAS Healthcare   November 2012 - October 2013
CAP Logistics   January 2012 - October 2012
Par Pharmaceutical   January 2006 - April 2011
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   November 2002 - December 2005
Novartis   January 2002 - November 2002
Novartis   October 2000 - December 2001
Novartis   May 1999 - September 2000
Sandoz   January 1996 - April 1999
Ventana Medical Systems   January 1993 - December 1994

Skills
Consumer Product Sales, Systems Furniture, Key Account Management, Key Account..., SPIN Sales Training, Product Launch, Sales Force Development, CRM, Fundamentals of..., Pharmaceutical Sales, Oncology Sales, Hospital Sales, Sales Management, Sales Management..., Cardiology, Pulmonology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Podiatry, Primary Care Physicians, Selling Skills, Management by Leading, Total Quality, Cultural Diversity, Buying Skills, Hospice & Palliative..., Behavioral Health, Speciality..., Logistics, Immunology, Microsoft Operating..., Salesforce.com, Time Management, Elementary Education, Strategic Selling, Prospecting New Accounts, Territory Growth, Territory Management, Consultative Selling, Persuasive Presentations, Interpersonal Skills, Procter and Gamble Unit..., Biotechnology Industry, Petex Certificate, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Sales

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1990 — 1993
Master's Degree, Elementary Education and Teaching, 3.8

University of San Diego   1980 — 1984
Bachelor's Degree, English Language and Literature, General, 3.5 Overall, 3.6 Major

Casey YuskanichCasey Yuskanich Springfield, Illinois
Novartis Years May 2004 - April 2006
Job Executive Technical Sales Specialist at Prometheus Laboratories Inc., A Nestlé Health Science Company
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Prometheus Laboratories Inc., A Nestlé Health Science Company   March 2008 - Present
Merck   April 2006 - March 2008
Novartis   May 2004 - April 2006

Skills
Medical Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical Sales, Product Launch, Laboratory Skills, Long-term Customer..., Product Marketing, Hypertension, Cardiology, Hospitals, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Diabetes

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1999 — 2003
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Advertising, 3.51 on 4.0 scale. 3.71 on 4.0 scale in major

Bill HenningBill Henning Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Novartis Years 2003 - 2007
Job Area Sales Director
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Sunovion (Formerly Sepracor)   December 2007 - Present
Novartis   2003 - 2007
Merck   1988 - 2002
Merck   1994 - 1996

Skills
Strategic Planning, Hospital Sales, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Sales, Urology, Pulmonology, Sales Effectiveness, Neurology, Management, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Diabetes, OB/GYN, Allergy, Dermatology

Education
University of Iowa
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Marketing and Political Science

Sandra (Mui) GardnerSandra (Mui) Gardner Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years August 2006 - March 2010
Job Consultant, US & Global Medical Information
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
SMG Solutions Inc   August 2011 - Present
Rush University Medical Center   2000 - Present
Novartis   August 2006 - March 2010
TAP Pharmaceuticals   2003 - July 2006
TAP Pharmaceuticals   1999 - 2003

Skills
Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Research, Medical Education, Medical Writing, Medical Affairs, Pharmacists, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Development, Medicine, Urology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
Doctor of Pharmacy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Daniel SchenckDaniel Schenck Iowa City, Iowa
Novartis Years May 2009 - August 2009
Job PhD Candidate at University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
Industry
Experience
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy   August 2008 - Present
Novartis Consumer Health   May 2010 - August 2010
Novartis   May 2009 - August 2009

Skills
Drug Delivery

Education
University of Iowa   2008 — 2015
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Pharmaceutics

University of Iowa   2004 — 2008
Bachelor's Degree, Biomedical Engineering

Daniel KempDaniel Kemp Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years January 2003 - March 2008
Job Takeda Center for External Innovation
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Takeda Pharmaceuticals   June 2015 - Present
Beryllium   August 2014 - June 2015
Merck Research Laboratories   March 2008 - December 2013
Merck & Co., Inc.   March 2008 - November 2011
Novartis   January 2003 - March 2008
Harvard Medical School   January 2000 - January 2003
Pfizer   1996 - 1999

Skills
Lifesciences, Drug Discovery, Biomarkers, Drug Development, Biotechnology, Clinical Development, Assay Development, Cell, Molecular Biology, Clinical Trials, High Throughput..., Genetics, Clinical Research, Diabetes, R&D, Validation

Education
University of Kent   1996 — 1999
PhD, Molecular Pharmacology

Yogita KrishnamachariYogita Krishnamachari Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years February 2011 - January 2012
Job Sr. Scientist, at Merck
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Merck   August 2012 - Present
Innopharma LLC   January 2012 - August 2012
Novartis   February 2011 - January 2012
University of Iowa   August 2006 - December 2010
Novartis   May 2010 - August 2010
Abbott Laboratories   May 2008 - August 2008
Saint John's University   August 2004 - July 2006

Education
University of Iowa   2006 — 2011
PhD, Pharmaceutics

Saint John's University   2004 — 2006
MS, Industrial Pharmacy

University Institute of Chemical technology   2000 — 2004
B.S, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sandy WhitneySandy Whitney Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years December 2007 - Present
Job Content Development & Training Dir. at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   December 2007 - Present
Novartis   June 2001 - December 2007
Roche Pharmaceuticals   December 1996 - June 2001
Caremark Home Healthcare   July 1993 - December 1996
Northwestern Memorial Hospital   September 1990 - July 1993

Skills
Infectious Diseases, Healthcare, Therapeutic Areas, Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacists, Critical Care, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Trials, Pharmacy, Neurology, Medical Affairs, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Osteoporosis, Immunology, Medical Education, Urology, Training, Product Launch, Cardiology, Clinical Development, Clinical Research, Diabetes, Managed Care

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1996 — 2000
PharmD, Pharmacology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1982 — 1985
none, pre-pharmacy

Karen ScottKaren Scott Kansas City, Missouri Area
Novartis Years 1988 - 1991
Job Healthcare Consultant
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
HCP, INC.   2012 - Present
Medline Industries   July 2010 - May 2012
Medline Industries   November 2009 - November 2010
Medline Industries   March 2000 - July 2008
Medline Industries   December 1998 - March 2000
Medline Industries   May 1997 - December 1998
Medline Industries   March 1996 - May 1997
STERIS Corporation   1991 - 1993
Novartis   1988 - 1991
DC Heath   1985 - 1988

Education
University of Iowa   1981 — 1985
BA, Journalism and Mass Communications

Randy KardonRandy Kardon Iowa City, Iowa Area
Novartis Years 2010 - Present
Job Director of Center of Excellence for Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss at Department of Veterans Affairs
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Novartis   2010 - Present
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics   July 1989 - Present
Department of Veterans Affairs   July 1989 - Present

Skills
Clinical Research, Ophthalmology, Treatment, Healthcare, Hospitals, Pharmacology, Teaching, Medicine, Analysis, EMR, Epidemiology, Pain Management, Surgery, Diabetes, Healthcare Management, Public Health, Clinical Trials, Prevention, Biotechnology, Medical Education, Grants, Neuroscience, Program Evaluation, Medical Devices, Grant Writing, Research, Lifesciences, Healthcare Information..., Molecular Biology, FDA, Rehabilitation, Hardware Diagnostics, Medical Imaging, Neurology, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics, Biostatistics, Digital Imaging, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Science, Medical Writing, Drug Discovery, Cell, Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences

Education
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine   1975 — 1982
M.D. Ph.D., Medicine, Pharmacology

Robin LowRobin Low Kailua, Hawaii
Novartis Years May 2007 - Present
Job Neuro/psych specialist at Novartis Consumer Health
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   May 2007 - Present
GSK   June 2000 - May 2007
Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson   April 1997 - June 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales

Education
University of Hawaii at Manoa   1981 — 1985
Bachelor's degree, Business Administration and Management, General

Reena Patel RN, BSN, MSCNReena Patel RN, BSN, MSCN Greater Detroit Area
Novartis Years August 2009 - February 2012
Job Clinical Science Specialist Cardiovascular & Metabolism
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Quintiles/Janssen   March 2015 - Present
Quintiles/Abbott   February 2012 - March 2015
Novartis   August 2009 - February 2012
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   August 2009 - February 2012
Biogen Idec   October 2006 - August 2009
Clinical Business Solutions   October 2006 - August 2009
Clinical Business Solutions   2006 - 2009
William Beaumont Hospital   May 2002 - October 2006
2003 - 2006   September 2003 - January 2006
St Helier Hospital   January 2000 - January 2002

Skills
Neurology, Training, ICU, Gastroenterology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Critical Care, Biotechnology, Immunology, Nursing, Healthcare, Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Sales, Nursing Education, Patient Education, Clinical Development, Patient Advocacy, Physicians, Health Education, Product Launch, Sales Effectiveness, Managed Care, Sales, Cardiology, Medicine, Orthopedics, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Pain Management, Clinical Research, Oncology, Orthopedic

Education
University of Hertfordshire   1993 — 1996
BSN, Registered Nurse

University of Hertfordshire   1993 — 1996
Bachelors degree, nursing - Registered Nurse

Basingstoke college of Technology
National Diploma, Science (Health Studies)

Royal College of Nursing

St. George's Hospital Medical School

Amit Kumar BhuttanAmit Kumar Bhuttan United States
Novartis Years April 2012 - February 2014
Job Business System Analyst Manager
Industry Computer Software
Experience
athenahealth   January 2015 - Present
Fidelity Investments   March 2014 - January 2015
Novartis   April 2012 - February 2014
Harvard Business School   March 2010 - April 2012
Anthony IT   January 2009 - March 2010

Skills
SharePoint, .NET, Agile Methodologies, Microsoft SQL Server, SDLC, SQL, Databases, Business Analysis, Requirements Analysis, XML, Business Intelligence, Software Project..., JavaScript, Management, Requirements Gathering

Education
University of Houston
MS, Electrical and Computer Engg

Alan BucekAlan Bucek Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years 2014 - 2015
Job OSS Engineer at Nokia
Industry Telecommunications
Experience
Nokia   Security ArchitectNovartis2014 - 2015
Novartis   2014 - 2015
Nokia   1998 - 2011

Skills
GSM, LTE, NSN, 3G, Mobile Platforms, NetAct, UMTS, Telecommunications, WCDMA, Mobile Communications, GPRS, Cellular Communications, 3GPP, 2G, Open Source Software, Wireless, Core Network, Mobile Technology, Mobile Devices, IP, BSS, Diameter, VAS, HSPA, SS7, Edge, CDMA, NMS, RNC, 4G, WiMAX, RF, RAN, HLR, HSDPA, Network Optimization, SIGTRAN, UTRAN, Fault Management, SIP, Transmission, SDH, Media Gateways, Microwave, PDH, Network Design, RF Engineering, Computer Network..., WiFi, Rollout

Education
University of Houston
Bachelor's Degree, Mathematics

Brittney BrownBrittney Brown Houston, Texas Area
Novartis Years December 2010 - March 2012
Job Site Manager at Research Pharmaceutical Services PRA Health Services
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services   March 2012 - Present
Novartis   December 2010 - March 2012
West University rec soccer   August 2009 - January 2011
Octagon   2010 - 2010

Skills
EDC, GCP, ICH-GCP, CTMS, Clinical Monitoring, Clinical Operations, Marketing, Event Management, Public Speaking

Education
University of Houston   2005 — 2009
Bachelors, Consumer Science and Merchandising

Henry MolanoHenry Molano Houston, Texas
Novartis Years June 2006 - April 2008
Job Oncology Specialist at Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.   July 2015 - Present
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.   April 2008 - June 2015
Novartis   June 2006 - April 2008
Novartis   June 2000 - June 2006
BASF Knoll Pharmaceuticals   March 1997 - June 2000
PSS   October 1995 - March 1997
Sprung Instant Structures   June 1994 - October 1995

Skills
Hospital Sales, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Product Launch, Hospitals, Sales Management, Cardiovascular Disease, National Sales Training, Gastroenterology, Diabetes, Business Management, Pain Management, Urology, Rheumatology

Education
University of Houston   1992 — 1996
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Marketing

Fengbin JinFengbin Jin Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years August 2003 - February 2012
Job Associate Director, Biostatistics at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.   August 2012 - Present
Celgene   January 2012 - August 2012
Novartis   August 2003 - February 2012
SCIREX Corporation   April 1997 - August 2003

Education
University of Idaho   1991 — 1997

Kimiko BandyKimiko Bandy Portland, Oregon Area
Novartis Years July 2004 - November 2010
Job Specialty Sales Representative at Depomed, Inc.
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Depomed, Inc.   April 2015 - Present
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.   December 2010 - April 2015
Novartis   July 2004 - November 2010
Johnson & Johnson   May 2002 - June 2004
Maxtek Techology CO.,LTD.   October 1999 - May 2001

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Endocrinology, Biotechnology, Neurology, Medical Devices, Managed Care, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Cross-functional Team..., Neuroscience, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Product Launch, Rheumatology, Sales Operations, Sales Presentations, Selling Skills, Sales Effectiveness, Sales, Account Management, Psychiatry, Leadership, Cardiology, Strategic Planning, Healthcare

Education
University of Phoenix   2000 — 2002
MBA, Business

University of Idaho   1993 — 1997
Bachelor of Science (BS), Sociology

Todd MiltonTodd Milton Winnemucca, Nevada
Novartis Years October 2004 - June 2005
Job High School Counselor
Industry Higher Education
Experience
Albert M Lowry High School   December 2013 - Present
Tri-City Herald   October 2013 - Present
COUNTRY Financial®   September 2012 - September 2013
Amylin Pharmaceuticals   July 2005 - September 2012
Novartis   October 2004 - June 2005
Eli Lilly and Company   September 2003 - October 2004
Spanish Springs High School   August 2001 - August 2003
Albert M. Lowery High School   August 1998 - August 2001

Education
University of Idaho   1987 — 2003
Bachelor's degree, Psychology

University of Idaho   1996 — 1998
Master's degree, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

Eric YanEric Yan Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years 2010 - Present
Job Senior Research Associate at Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie Company
Industry Higher Education
Experience
Pharmacyclics, an Abbvie Company   October 2014 - Present
Novartis   2010 - Present
University of Chicago   2008 - 2010

Skills
Cell Biology, Drug Discovery, HPLC, In Vitro, Pharmaceutical Industry

Education
Beijing Medical University
BS, Pharmaceutics

University of Illinois at Chicago
MS, Pharmaceutics

Eva M VasquezEva M Vasquez Chicago, Illinois
Novartis Years April 2015 - Present
Job Regional Medical Lead at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   April 2015 - Present
Novartis   November 2012 - April 2015
Novartis   2012 - November 2012
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   2010 - May 2012
Novartis   2004 - 2010

Skills
Immunology, Transplantation, Nephrology, Infectious Diseases, Medical Education, Clinical Trials, Clinical Research, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Writing, Research, Teaching, Strategic Planning, HCV, Content Development, Education, Medical Affairs, Psoriasis, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Transplant, CTMS, Rheumatology, Therapeutic Areas, Pharmaceutical Industry, Diabetes, Dermatology, Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Drug Development

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
PharmD, pharmacy

Allan GutierrezAllan Gutierrez Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years February 2005 - March 2006
Job Director, Medical Sciences at Gilead Sciences
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Gilead Sciences   March 2014 - Present
Gilead Sciences   July 2007 - February 2014
Aspreva Pharmaceuticals   March 2006 - July 2007
Novartis   February 2005 - March 2006
Novartis   September 2000 - February 2005
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   2000 - 2005
Parke-Davis   1996 - 2000

Skills
Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Industry, Hypertension, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Immunology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago

Benjamin GladdenBenjamin Gladden Raleigh, North Carolina
Novartis Years 1990 - 1997
Job Senior Medical Science Liaison at AbbVie
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
AbbVie (formally known as Abbott Labs)   January 2013 - Present
Abbott   January 2008 - January 2013
Amgen   2006 - 2008
Johnson & Johnson - Ortho Biotech   2005 - 2006
sanofi-aventis   1997 - 2005
Aventis Pharmaceuticals   1997 - 2004
Rhone-Poulenc Rorer   1997 - 2003
Novartis   1990 - 1997
Charles Sweet, DDS, Inc.   June 1988 - September 1989
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.   1978 - 1988

Skills
Oncology, Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Rheumatology, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Medical Affairs, Endocrinology, Biotechnology, Medical Writing, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Diabetes, Therapeutic Areas, Clinical Research, Managed Care, Immunology, Healthcare, Osteoporosis, Drug Development, Nephrology, Hematology, Pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance, Health Economics, Hypertension, Clinical Pharmacology, Hospital Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales, Outcomes Research, Regulatory Affairs, CRO, Pulmonology, Medical Devices, Pain Management, Inflammation, Hospitals, Orthopedic, Clinical Data Management, Internal Medicine, Clinical Monitoring, Biopharmaceuticals, Medical Education, Medicine, Sales Effectiveness, Asthma

Education
University of Illinois - College of Dentistry   1983 — 1988
DDS, Dentistry

University of Illinois - College of Dentistry   1983 — 1986
BS, Medical & Dental Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago   1981 — 1983
BS, Biology & Chemistry

Loyola University of Chicago   1978 — 1980
Biology & Chemistry, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Beth SchimelBeth Schimel Greater Milwaukee Area
Novartis Years January 2009 - July 2009
Job Field DirectorMidwest Diabetes Team at Novo Nordisk
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novo Nordisk   July 2009 - Present
Novartis   January 2009 - July 2009
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   June 2006 - January 2009
Novartis   December 2001 - May 2006
Novartis   September 2000 - December 2001
Parke-Davis   October 1998 - September 2000
Columbia St Mary's   January 1992 - October 1998
MCMC   1985 - 1992

Skills
Cardiology, Diabetes, Urology, Project Management, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Educational Technology, Training & Development, Product Launch, Employee Training, Management, Leadership, Clinical Development, Clinical Trials, Medical Affairs, Pharmaceutical Industry, Endocrinology, Managed Care, Clinical Research, Pharmacy, Therapeutic Areas, Hypertension, Medical Writing, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Nephrology, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmaceutics, Market Access, Infectious Diseases, Drug Development, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Health Economics, CTMS, Medicine, Psychiatry, Pharmacology, Immunology, GCP

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1990 — 1994
PharmD, Pharmacy

University of Wisconsin-Madison   1982 — 1985
BS, Pharmacy

Janet ParkJanet Park Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years September 2010 - Present
Job Director of Field Medical Excellence at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   September 2010 - Present
Novartis   February 2009 - August 2010
Novartis   January 2002 - January 2009
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey   December 1998 - December 2001
University of Illinois at Chicago   1995 - 1998

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Affairs, Field Operations, Project Management, Process Improvement, Clinical Development, Cardiology, Diabetes, Managed Care

Education
University of Chicago   2008 — 2008
Certificate, Project Management

University of Illinois at Chicago
Doctorate of Pharmacy

Jennifer DabrowskiJennifer Dabrowski Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years October 2000 - June 2006
Job Senior Manager, Regional Scientific Services at Allergan
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Allergan   June 2006 - Present
Novartis   October 2000 - June 2006
GlaxoSmithKline   1999 - 2000
Walgreens Health Initiatives   1999 - 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Neurology, Medical Affairs, Urology, Gastroenterology, Therapeutic Areas, Clinical Trials, Managed Care, Neuroscience, Pain Management, Clinical Development, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Diabetes, Dermatology, Selling Skills, Pharmaceutical Sales, Market Access, R&D, Medical Writing, Pharmacovigilance, Sales Operations, Hospitals, Training, Rehabilitation, Movement Disorders

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1989 — 1993
Pharm.D, Pharmacy

Joe ScobeyJoe Scobey Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years October 2011 - June 2013
Job Associate Medical Director at Peloton Advantage
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Peloton Advantage   February 2015 - Present
Novartis   October 2011 - June 2013
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc   May 2005 - June 2011
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc   April 2003 - May 2005
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc   August 2002 - April 2003
Andrology Laboratory Sciences   November 2001 - July 2002
Technomic Bioscience Group   June 2001 - November 2001
University of Pittsburgh   July 1998 - May 2001
University of Illinois   August 1994 - June 1998
Andrology Laboratory Services   August 1992 - June 1998

Skills
Clinical Research, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Medical Affairs, Clinical Trials, Infectious Diseases, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Development, Oncology, Drug Development, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutics, Product Launch, Pharmacovigilance, Managed Care

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1993 — 1998
Ph.D., pharmacodynamics

Indiana University
B.S, Microbiology

John Earle, PhDJohn Earle, PhD Greater Milwaukee Area
Novartis Years 2003 - 2005
Job Medical Science Director at InterMune/Genentech
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
InterMune/Genentech   March 2014 - Present
Santarus, Inc.   July 2013 - March 2014
Novo Nordisk Inc.   May 2012 - July 2013
Actelion   2005 - April 2012
Novartis   2003 - 2005
Merck   1995 - 2002
Merck   1986 - 1995

Skills
Team Leadership, Team Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Clinical Trial..., Project Management, Strategic Thinking, Technical Presentations, Presentation Preparation, Customer Presentations, Account Management, CTMS, Clinical Trials, Clinical Development, Biotechnology, GCP, Diabetes, Pharmaceutical Sales, Medical Affairs, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Oncology, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical Industry, Rheumatology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Cross-functional Team..., Communication Skills, Hospital Sales, Strategic Partnerships, Outcomes Research, Hematology, Product Launch, Therapeutic Areas, Pharmaceutics, Drug Development, Medicine, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Pharmacology, Nephrology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1978 — 1984
PhD, Biological Sciences

Western State College   1971 — 1975
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Biology, General

Neeti AgarwalNeeti Agarwal Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years September 2012 - March 2014
Job Sr. BPC Consultant at Akili Inc.
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Akili Inc.   April 2014 - Present
Novartis   September 2012 - March 2014
Deloitte Consulting   February 2008 - September 2012
HSBC   June 2007 - August 2007
Sybase   May 2007 - June 2007

Skills
Data Analysis, Business Objects, Requirements Gathering, Crystal Reports, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, ETL, SAP BPC (NW 7, 7.5, 10), Spotfire, SAP BW, Business Process..., Cognos Report Studio, Datango, BO Dashboards, Visio, Business Process Design, SDLC, Business Analysis

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   2006 — 2007
Masters, Management Information Systems

University of Mumbai   2002 — 2006
Bachelors in Information Technology, IT

Father Agnel

Father Agnel

Stephanie TallonStephanie Tallon Glen Carbon, Illinois
Novartis Years 2002 - 2005
Job Pharmacist, UBC (An Express Scripts Company)
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Express Scripts   July 2015 - Present
Fritz's Pharmacy   August 2012 - July 2015
Novartis   2002 - 2005

Skills
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacists, Clinical Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacology

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1998 — 2002
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Vic PinedaVic Pineda Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years March 1996 - December 2001
Job IT Manager at Robert Bosch
Industry Automotive
Experience
Robert Bosch   January 2002 - Present
Novartis   March 1996 - December 2001
Schering-Plough (Wesley-Jessen)   August 1984 - August 1996

Skills
Project Management, Process Improvement, Automotive, Change Management, Software Development, Active Directory, Software Project..., Requirements Analysis, Troubleshooting, Networking, Management, IT Management, Integration

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1974 — 1976
Bachelor's degree, Computer Sci

Loop Jr. College in Chicago   1972 — 1974

Yasheen ZhouYasheen Zhou San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years 2005 - 2007
Job scientist at Anacor Pharmaceuticals
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Anacor Pharmaceuticals   2007 - Present
Novartis   2005 - 2007
Chiron / Novartis   2001 - 2007
Chiron Corporation   2001 - 2005

Skills
Drug Discovery, Drug Design

Education
University of Illinois at Chicago   1993 — 1999

Jane FultonJane Fulton Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years 1996 - 2000
Job Owner at SoBo Animal Wellness d/b/a Fenway Bark
Industry Veterinary
Experience
SoBo Animal Wellness d/b/a Fenway Bark   March 2009 - Present
inVentiv Health   2007 - March 2009
Serono   2002 - 2006
Serono   2000 - 2002
Novartis   1996 - 2000
Novartis   1998 - 1998
CIBA-Geigy   1990 - 1996
Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals   1988 - 1990

Skills
Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Biotechnology, Managed Care, Oncology, Product Launch, Medical Devices, Lifesciences, Cardiology, Neurology, Cross-functional Team..., Sales Operations, Dermatology, Strategic Planning, Healthcare

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1981 — 1985
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Tinley Park High School   1978 — 1982
High School Diploma

Seonyoung RyuSeonyoung Ryu Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years April 2011 - August 2012
Job National Managed Care Liaison at Genentech
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   August 2012 - Present
Novartis   April 2011 - August 2012
Amgen   November 2008 - April 2011
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America   February 2008 - November 2008
Amgen   April 2000 - February 2008
WellPoint   1999 - 2000
Zynx Health   1997 - 1999

Skills
Outcomes Research, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Health Economics, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Pharmacoeconomics, Drug Development, Market Access, Managed Care, Clinical Research, Medical Affairs, Lifesciences, Clinical Development, Medicine, Health, Biopharmaceuticals, Hematology, Therapeutic Areas, Medical Writing, Diabetes, Pharmacovigilance, Neurology, Immunology, Gastroenterology

Education
University of Illinois   1993 — 1997
PharmD

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1987 — 1991
Bachelor of Science

Portia LottPortia Lott Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years September 2005 - Present
Job Oncology Sales Specialist at Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   April 2014 - Present
Novartis   September 2005 - Present

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Neurology, Pharmaceutical Industry

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1987 — 1991
Bachelor's Degree, Actuarial Science

Eric StanekEric Stanek Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Novartis Years May 2015 - Present
Job Global Market Access Director, Near Patient Testing at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   May 2015 - Present
Novartis Oncology   September 2013 - May 2015
EJS Health Solutions   January 2013 - December 2014
Medco Health Solutions, Inc (an Express Scripts Company)   April 2012 - August 2012
Medco Health Solutions   March 2011 - April 2012
Medco Health Solutions   January 2011 - March 2011
Medco   May 2008 - January 2011
self-employed   May 2007 - May 2008
Kos Pharmaceuticals   2000 - 2007
University of Pennsylvania   1993 - 2000

Skills
Clinical, Personalized Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Diabetes, Statistics, Clinical Trials, Strategic Planning, Diagnostics, Research, Healthcare, Data Analysis, R&D, Data Mining, Budgeting, Policy, Biotechnology, Epidemiology, Education, Pharmacists, Pharmacoeconomics, Outcomes Research, Health Outcomes, Clinical Research, Clinical Pharmacology, Corporate Communications, Management, Executives, Pharmacogenomics, Pharmacogenetics, Cardiovascular Medicine, Press Releases, Medical Affairs, Scientific Intelligence, Publications, Health Economics, Drug Development, Adherence, Pharmacy Benefits..., Strategic Leadership, Public Speaking, Thought Leadership, Patient Advocacy, Quality Assurance, Translational Research, Consulting, Pharmacy Benefit..., Hospitals, Clinical Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Oncology

Education
University of Illinois College of Pharmacy   1986 — 1990
PharmD, Pharmacy

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1981 — 1985
BS, Biology

Amanda HabelAmanda Habel Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years 2001 - 2004
Job Account Manager at Lundbeck
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Lundbeck   November 2011 - Present
UCB Pharma   February 2004 - November 2011
Novartis   2001 - 2004

Skills
Neurology, Pharmaceutical Sales

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1992 — 1996
B.S., Biology

Shirley LeuShirley Leu Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years March 2015 - Present
Job Associate Director Financial Analysis at Novartis
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Novartis   March 2015 - Present
Novartis   March 2013 - February 2015
Novartis   February 2012 - February 2013
Novartis   July 2007 - January 2012

Skills
Forecasting, Internal Controls, US GAAP, Auditing, SAP, Variance Analysis, Consolidation, SEC filings, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley, General Ledger, Financial Audits, Finance

Education
National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master's degree

Cassandra BlackCassandra Black Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years February 2010 - June 2010
Job North American Talent Lead and Head of Global Inclusion and Diversity
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Groupon   June 2014 - Present
Baxter International Inc.   June 2013 - May 2014
Citi   August 2012 - May 2013
Citi   August 2011 - August 2012
Citi   July 2010 - August 2011
Novartis   February 2010 - June 2010
GE   2009 - August 2009
Novartis   October 2007 - August 2008

Skills
Human Resources, Performance Management, Talent Management, Training and Development, Process Redesign, Assessments, Employment Law, Employee Relations, Onboarding, Succession Planning, Career Counseling, Leadership Development

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2008 — 2009
M.H.R.I.R, Human Resources and Industrial Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2003 — 2007
B.A., Speech Communication

Virginia CasadasVirginia Casadas Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years December 2013 - Present
Job Clinical Trial Head at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   December 2013 - Present
Novartis   March 2012 - December 2013
Novartis   February 2010 - March 2012
Novartis   February 2009 - March 2010
Novartis   May 2005 - February 2009
Pfizer   August 2003 - March 2005
Pharmacia   April 2000 - August 2003
Searle   July 1998 - April 2000

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1992 — 1996
BS, Biology

College of Saint Elizabeth
Master of Science (MS), Health Care Management

Villanova University
Master Certificate in Applied Project Management

Jamie LadwigJamie Ladwig Greater Denver Area
Novartis Years December 2007 - March 2009
Job 1st Grade Teacher/Architect
Industry Architecture & Planning
Experience
St. Vrain Valley School District   August 2011 - Present
University of Northern Colorado   May 2010 - January 2012
APECS, Inc.   September 2008 - August 2011
Novartis   December 2007 - March 2009
LS Planning   April 2006 - November 2007
Burkett Design   January 1997 - April 2006
Walgreens   1990 - 1995

Skills
Team Leadership, Client Relations, Elementary Education, Team Organization, Strategic Planning, Project Management

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1986 — 1990
BSAS, Architecture

Janet TamJanet Tam Greater Seattle Area
Novartis Years 2003 - 2004
Job Scientist at Amgen
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Amgen   August 2004 - Present
Novartis   2003 - 2004
Searle   May 1999 - April 2003

Skills
small and large..., protein purification, Metabolomics, Drug Metabolism, Cell Culture, Fermentation, Immunoassays, Immunoprecipitation, Chromatography, High Throughput..., LC-MS, ELISA, Purification, Characterization, Bioanalysis, HPLC, Analytical Chemistry, GLP, Drug Discovery, Mass Spectrometry, Cell Based Assays, TLC, Validation, Western Blotting, SDS-PAGE, MALDI-TOF, Lead Optimization

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1992 — 1996
BS, Biochemistry

Curtis QuigleyCurtis Quigley Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Novartis Years 1994 - 1996
Job Biopharmaceutical Consultant
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Celgene   2010 - 2014
Celgene Corporation   2003 - 2010
Pfizer Corporation (formerly Pharmacia)   1998 - 2003
Rhone-Poulenc Rorer   1996 - 1998
Novartis   1994 - 1996
Genlyte Group   1992 - 1994
Schneider Electric (Square D Company)   1990 - 1992
General Electric (Lighting Business Group)   1982 - 1990
Hallmark Cards (Ambassador Cards Division)   1980 - 1982
Continental Grain Company   1978 - 1980

Skills
Oncology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cross-functional Team...

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1974 — 1978
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Agricultural Economics

Andrew LucyshynAndrew Lucyshyn Greater Milwaukee Area
Novartis Years August 2006 - Present
Job Technical Services Director at Elanco
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Elanco   January 2015 - Present
NOVARTIS ANIMAL HEALTH U.S.   2007 - Present
Novartis   August 2006 - Present
Novartis Animal Health   2000 - Present

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Leadership, Medical Devices, Oncology, Selling Skills, Vaccines, Dermatology, Urology, Product Launch, Veterinary Medicine, Sales, Sales Effectiveness, Sales Operations, Sales Force Development, Cross-functional Team..., Key Account Management, Market Planning, Sales Management, Management, Account Management, Infectious Diseases, Strategic Planning

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1987 — 1995

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1987 — 1995
DVM, Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Aija PyrtelAija Pyrtel Greater Boston Area
Novartis Years December 2011 - April 2015
Job Head of Human Resources at H3 Biomedicine
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
H3 Biomedicine   April 2015 - Present
H3 Biomedicine   April 2015 - Present
Novartis   December 2011 - April 2015
Merck   January 2009 - December 2011

Skills
Change Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Translational Medicine, Biotechnology, Organizational Design, Oncology, Lifesciences, Talent Management, Succession Planning, Employee Relations, Validation, Cross-functional Team..., Strategic Planning, Program Management, Project Management, Life Sciences, Performance Management, Strategy

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   2001 — 2003
Masters in Industrial Relations and HR Management, ILIR

University of South Carolina-Columbia

Pam RoodPam Rood San Francisco Bay Area
Novartis Years October 2007 - March 2014
Job Quality Product Leader at Genentech
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Genentech   March 2014 - Present
Novartis   October 2007 - March 2014
Mercia Pharma Inc.   January 2006 - September 2007
Aphton Corporation   July 1997 - December 2005

Skills
FDA, CAPA, GMP, Change Control, Pharmaceutical Industry, Validation, Sop, Quality System, 21 CFR Part 11, Biopharmaceuticals, Technology Transfer

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1986 — 1989
Master of Science (MS), Immunology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1981 — 1985
Bachelor of Science (BS), Animal Sciences

Carla HelaszekCarla Helaszek Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years May 2007 - June 2010
Job Executive Director, Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceutical Development
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Daiichi Sankyo   July 2010 - Present
Novartis   May 2007 - June 2010

Skills
Drug Development, Clinical Development, Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Affairs, Oncology, Clinical Trials, Clinical Research, CRO, CTMS, GCP, Therapeutic Areas

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S.

Lori SwansonLori Swanson Columbus, Ohio Area
Novartis Years 1990 - 2012
Job Psychiatry Account Manager at Lundbeck
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Lundbeck   January 2013 - Present
Novartis   1990 - 2012

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Account Management

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Spech Communication/Business, Graduated with Distinction

Carl SchneidingerCarl Schneidinger Dublin, California
Novartis Years May 2007 - September 2007
Job Performance Architect at Sybase
Industry Computer Software
Experience
Sybase   September 2011 - Present
OSIsoft   January 2008 - September 2011
Bayer Corporate & Business Services   September 2007 - December 2007
Novartis   May 2007 - September 2007
THARCO Container - San Lorenzo, CA   October 2002 - May 2007
Chevron Services - San Ramon, CA   August 2001 - October 2002
Chevron   May 2000 - August 2001
Chevron U.S.A. Richmond CA   May 1999 - May 2000
Chevron U.S.A., El Segundo CA and Richmond CA   February 1992 - May 1999
Chevron Research & Technology Company, Richmond CA   May 1989 - February 1992

Skills
ABAP, SAP ERP, SAP R/3, ERP, SAP, Databases, Business Process, Microsoft SQL Server, Integration, Business Process..., Oracle, SAP Implementation, CRM, Program Management, SAPScript, Testing, Enterprise Software

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1987 — 1989
MS, Mechanical Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1982 — 1987
BS, Mechanical Engineering

Debbie OlingerDebbie Olinger Madison, Wisconsin Area
Novartis Years May 2004 - January 2007
Job Senior Territory Sales Manager at Virbac
Industry Veterinary
Experience
Virbac   January 2015 - Present
Novartis Animal Health   January 2007 - December 2014
Novartis   May 2004 - January 2007
Novartis   September 2003 - May 2004
Novartis   July 2000 - September 2003
Novartis   January 1996 - July 2000

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Pharmaceutical Industry, Product Launch, Sales Effectiveness

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science (BS)

Chip HoumesChip Houmes Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area
Novartis Years August 1989 - April 1998
Job District Manager at Precision Laboratories
Industry Chemicals
Experience
Precision Laboratories   April 1998 - Present
Novartis   August 1989 - April 1998
Ciba-Geigy   July 1987 - August 1989
Stauffer Chemical   June 1986 - July 1987
The Dow Chemical Company   June 1983 - June 1986
Eli Lilly   June 1982 - August 1982
Eli Lilly   June 1981 - August 1981

Skills
Agribusiness, Agronomy, Agriculture, Crop Protection, Agrochemicals, Horticulture, Golf, Forecasting, Landscape Maintenance, Sales Management, Budgets, Contract Negotiation, Customer Service, Irrigation, Leadership, Market Development, Marketing, New Business Development, Operations Management, Product Development, Sales, Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Key Account Management, Business Planning, Golf Course Management, Team Building, Account Management, Grain, Soil, Sales Presentations, Water, Biotechnology

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1979 — 1983
BS, Agriculture Economics/Agronomy

Matt MajerMatt Majer New York, New York
Novartis Years 2012 - 2015
Job Life Sciences IT Director
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Merck   2015 - Present
Novartis   2012 - 2015
Ford Foundation   2011 - 2012
Pfizer   2006 - 2011
Solutions Inc   2002 - 2006
Accenture   1997 - 2001

Skills
IT Strategy, Leadership, Strategy, Program Management, Strategic Planning, Vendor Management, Project Portfolio..., Team Leadership, Team Building, Innovation, PMO, Governance, IT Operations, Global Delivery, Budgets, Pharmaceutical Industry, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Architecture, Analytics

Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS

Jonalee CesaroneJonalee Cesarone Greater Chicago Area
Novartis Years 2004 - 2011
Job Sr Clinical Coordinator, Rheumatology at Genentech, clinical sales and marketing
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Genentech   July 2014 - Present
Genentech   July 2013 - Present
ProCure Proton Therapy Center   September 2011 - July 2013
Central DuPage Hospital   July 2011 - April 2012
Novartis   2004 - 2011
Central DuPage Hospital   1997 - 2004
Central DuPage Hospital   1990 - 1997
Loyola University Medical Center   1989 - 1990

Skills
Client Focused..., Account Management and..., New Product Launch, Training and Development, Clinical Marketing, Cardiology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Sales Process, Urology, Endocrinology, Orthopedic, Pharmaceutical Industry, Nursing, Public Speaking, Networking, Healthcare, Managed Care, Sales, Clinical Research, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Spine, Selling, Product Development, Marketing, Therapists, Sales Operations, Marketing Strategy, Hospitals, Business Development, Brand Management, Pulmonology

Education
University of Iowa   1984 — 1989
BSN, Nursing

Julie KuJulie Ku Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Novartis Years October 2005 - Present
Job Regional Scientific Associate Director at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2005 - Present

Education
University of Iowa   1992 — 1996

Barbara HeimBarbara Heim Greater Omaha Area
Novartis Years August 2006 - Present
Job Senior Cardiovascular Sales Specialist Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   August 2006 - Present
Prairie Life Fitness Center   January 2001 - January 2012
AstraZeneca   June 2004 - May 2006
AD Specialties Unlimited   January 2001 - June 2004
BrownHeim Enterprises, Inc.   January 1998 - January 2001
Bates Southwest Advertising   January 1995 - January 1996

Skills
Cardiology, Neurology, Sales, Endocrinology, Pharmaceutical Sales, Public Relations, Hypertension, Product Launch, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing, Diabetes, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Managed Care, Selling Skills, Sales Presentations, Primary Care, Advertising, Pharmaceutical Industry

Education
University of Iowa   1986 — 1990
BA, Theatre Arts and Communications w/ emphasis in Film & Broadcasting

Cory WalkerCory Walker Sioux City, Iowa Area
Novartis Years May 2004 - August 2012
Job Diabetes Care Specialist at Novo Nordisk
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novo Nordisk   August 2012 - Present
Novartis   May 2004 - August 2012
Andrx Laboratories   2001 - 2004

Skills
OB/GYN, Pharmaceutical Sales, Urology, Neurology, Rheumatology, Pediatrics, Nephrology, Cardiology, Pain Management, Psychiatry, Contract Management, Professional Networking, Podiatry, Dermatology, Mentoring, Advisory Boards, Managing Employees, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Product Strategy, Diabetes, Long-term Care, Infusion Centers, Hypertension, Product Launch, Buy & Bill

Education
University of Iowa   1994 — 1999
Bachelor's degree

Dirk RedmondDirk Redmond Bettendorf, Iowa
Novartis Years March 2015 - Present
Job Oncology Sales Specialist at Novartis
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   March 2015 - Present
GlaxoSmithKline   January 2005 - Present
GSK   April 2000 - December 2004
Praxis Solutions   February 1999 - March 2000

Skills
Urology, Pulmonology, Oncology, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmaceutical Sales, Cardiology, Sales Effectiveness, Hospital Sales, Neurology, Product Launch, Managed Care, Diabetes, Healthcare, Market Access, Hematology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Dermatology

Education
University of Iowa   1991 — 1994
Bachelor of Science (BASc), Exercise Science

University of Northern Iowa   1990 — 1991

Jaimin ChungJaimin Chung Greater Los Angeles Area
Novartis Years January 2002 - January 2005
Job Stryker Robotics Sales Specialist
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Stryker   December 2013 - Present
MAKO Surgical Corp.   August 2013 - December 2013
Toshiba America Medical Systems   June 2011 - August 2013
Toshiba America Medical Systems   January 2005 - September 2011
Novartis   January 2002 - January 2005
The Female Health Company   August 1999 - January 2002

Skills
Eagle Scout

Education
University of Iowa
M.S., Epidemiology

Yale University
BA, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry

Paul JaroszPaul Jarosz Greater Denver Area
Novartis Years 1996 - 1999
Job Owner, Jarosz Consulting
Industry Biotechnology
Experience
Jarosz Consulting   1999 - Present
Novartis   1996 - 1999
Geneva Pharmaceuticals   1996 - 1999
Syntex   1991 - 1996
Syntex Research   1991 - 1996
Sandoz   1987 - 1991
Ortho Pharmaceuticals   1981 - 1987
Johnson & Johnson   1981 - 1987

Skills
Biotechnology, Formulation Development, Product Development, Drug Delivery, cGMP, Pharmaceutical..., Process Validation, Process Optimization, Technology Transfer, Pharmaceutics, GMP, Validation, Drug Development, Formulation, Biopharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Industry, 21 CFR Part 11, Drug Discovery, Generic Programming, Sop, CMC, V&V, Regulatory Submissions, Chemistry, Lifesciences, FDA, HPLC, Regulatory Affairs, Analytical Chemistry, GLP, Chromatography, Clinical Development

Education
University of Iowa   1977 — 1981
Ph.D., Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics

University of Nebraska Medical Center   1971 — 1976
B.S., Pharmacy

Shelly SomrockShelly Somrock Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Novartis Years October 2011 - Present
Job Regional Account Manager at Novartis Oncology
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Novartis   October 2011 - Present
Novartis Pharmaceuticals   November 2010 - September 2011
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation - Oncology   September 2006 - October 2010
Novartis Oncology   2010 - 2010

Skills
Pharmaceutical Sales, Managed Care, Oncology, Key Account Management, Pharmaceutical Industry, Sales Effectiveness, Cardiology, Hospital Sales, Urology, Endocrinology, Product Launch, Market Access, Diabetes, Gastroenterology

Education
University of Iowa
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing

Subhashish ChakravartySubhashish Chakravarty Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Novartis Years January 2014 - November 2014
Job Sr. Data Analytics Specialist at Rockwell Collins
Industry Aviation & Aerospace
Experience
Rockwell Collins   December 2014 - Present
Novartis   January 2014 - November 2014
Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur   January 2013 - December 2013
University of Southern California   August 2010 - July 2012
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center   June 2009 - July 2010
University of Iowa   August 2007 - May 2009

Skills
Data Analysis, Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Mining, R, Quantitative Analytics, SPSS, Bayesian statistics, Statistical Modeling, SAS, SAS programming, Time Series Analysis, Minitab, Clinical Trials, Business Analytics, Research, Microsoft Excel

Education
University of Iowa   2001 — 2007
Ph.D, Statistics

Tony TongTony Tong Greater New York City Area
Novartis Years June 2002 - May 2008
Job Vice President
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
Teva Pharmaceuticals   July 2010 - Present
Teva Pharmaceuticals   September 2009 - August 2010
Novartis   June 2002 - May 2008

Education
University of Iowa   1986 — 1991
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Pharmaceutics and Drug Design