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    DOING WORK THAT MATTERS

  • WHAT

    Providing pro-bono (and, selectively, revenue) consulting, advisory, strategic and management support to nonprofit and business ventures.

     

    Mentoring, advising, educating, sharing and giving back.

    Summary

    San Francisco, California

     

    pathForward provides pro-bono and revenue consulting, advisory, strategic and management support. pathForward is active in helping establish, transform and grow new businesses and organizations.

     

    Doing work that matters.

     

    Giving back and helping others by combining deep commercial and business operations knowledge of bio/pharma, healthcare and other sectors, with robust first-hand management and innovation experience. We approach the development of strategies and the design and implementation of operations based on real-world experience, innovation, efficiency, agility, shared values, and high ethics and integrity.

     

    Our partners and friends include: not-for-profit organizations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, world-class consulting and services companies, start-up accelerators and incubators, venture capital firms, communications and education companies, and individual entrepreneurs.

    Areas of Expertise

    Connecting Dots Based On Broad and Deep Hands-On Experience and Success

     

    Business and Commercial Strategy and Operations

    Ethics and Compliance Program Design & Management
    Market & Product Development - Go-To-Market

    Commercial Business Models and Operational Innovation

    Innovation, Change Management and Communications
    Franchise, Marketing & Sales Management

    Integrated and Multi-Channel Marketing Communications
    Digital and Mobile Health

    Medical Education
    Product and Service Launches
    Commercial/Marketing Procurement

    Agency Management

    Marketing-Sales Integration
    Leadership & Diversity

    Start-up Helper
    Geographic Expertise: US, Global, Canada

  • WHO

    David Davidovic

    Founder

    Strategy, marketing, sales and business/commercial operations expert and thought-leader.

     

    Start-up helper, advisor, mentor, investor.  Agent of change and innovation.

     

    David built and led commercial functions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for over 30 years and has been directly involved in bringing to market many bio-pharmaceutical innovations and driving business agility.  His career includes leadership positions in marketing, sales, business development and commercial operations functions in Canada, in the US and globally.  

     

    Most recently, David was Vice President and Global Head of Commercial Services for Roche and Genentech. Prior to joining Genentech in 2005, where he was for almost 8 years, he delivered results for 24 years at Merck & Co. Inc.

     

    He brings broad, deep and hands-on, strategic and functional experience in the design, implementation and management of efficient and effective commercial organizations and solutions.

     

    Conceptual thinker and change manager. Team builder and player with a hands-on approach. Close knowledge of complex external, regulatory and public health environments.

     

    David holds a BSc in Physiology and an MBA , both from McGill University in Montreal Canada.  Born and grew up in Quito, Ecuador.  He lives in San Francisco, CA.

     

  • SELECTED ROLES

    pathForward, LLC

    Multiple Advisory, Consulting and Investment Projects

    Mission: To be a trusted and valuable advisor, sounding board, start-up helper and business partner.

    San Francisco, CA

     

    Our partners and friends include: not-for-profit organizations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, world-class consulting and services companies, start-up accelerators and incubators, venture capital firms, and individual entrepreneurs.

     

    Active projects in:

    - Strategic and tactical business planning

    - Healthcare Compliance and Compliance Operations

    - Product launch planning

    - Digital Health

    - Patient Centricity

    - Start-up strategies

    - Support services for commercial and medical operations

    - Industry best practices

    - Organizational Design and Management

    - Innovation

    - Execution Excellence

    - Change Management

    Taproot Foundation

    Pro Bono Consultant

    Mission: To lead, mobilize and engage professionals in pro bono service that drives social change.

    San Francisco, CA (and other chapters in the US and Internationally)

    www.taprootfoundation.org

     

    MAKE IT MATTER

    Most organizations tackling social problems don’t have access to the marketing, design, technology, management or strategic planning resources they need to succeed. Without this talent, few are able to have their intended impact on critical issues like the environment, health and education.

     

    Pro Bono service makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society. One day, we envision that pro bono service will enable all organizations with promising solutions will be equipped to successfully take on urgent social challenges.

    Mission: Cultivating Life Sciences Innovation 

    South San Francisco, CA

    California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) advances California’s world-leading life sciences innovation ecosystem by advocating for effective national, state and local public policies and supporting entrepreneurs and life sciences businesses.

     

    CLSI offers the Fellows All-Star Team (FAST) Advisory Program, a team-based business advising program that connects qualified startups with the strength and experience of the world’s leading life sciences cluster. The program draws on a high-level team of advisors to provide experience, contacts and counsel to qualified applicants,

    Accountability No Matter What

    New York, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Boston

     

    Polaris is the only company in the world that specializes exclusively in consulting and technology solutions for life sciences healthcare law compliance.

     

    We are at the forefront of the industry in terms of delivering insights and defining technology standards through innovation fueled by our “what’s next” entrepreneurial culture. Through collaboration and dedication, we apply our No Matter What accountability to every customer engagement to increase efficiencies, mitigate risk, and improve patient safety through compliance. We deliver on our customer’s goals and place their successes ahead of our own.

    tealbook

    Member, Advisory Board

    Mission: To deliver the most instant, trusted source of actionable supplier intelligence.

    US and Canada

     

    tealbook is the comprehensive, next generation supplier knowledge platform. tealbook contains up-to-date, credible supplier information so teams can instantly find the best suppliers for each specific need and collaborate with stakeholders on supplier information and searches. tealbook is easy to implement, use, and integrate with your other tools and systems.

    Digital Health Coalition

    Member, Advisory Board

    Mission: To serve as the collective public voice and national public forum on issues relevant to digital and electronic communication of healthcare products and services.

     

    North America

    http://digitalhealthcoalition.org/

     

    The Digital Health Coalition, a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status, was created to serve as the collective public voice and national public forum for the discussion of the current and future issues relevant to digital and electronic communication of healthcare products and services.


    By engaging multiple and diverse stakeholders–including the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, physician and patient groups, advertising agencies, health information providers, internet search companies, medical technology companies, employers, health plans, public health agencies, academic and research institutions, and public sector stakeholders, the Digital Health Coalition’s vision is to identify and then recommend specific actions that will inform digital healthcare communication and engagement for the benefit of the public at large. Further, the Coalition’s projects and position statements aim to educate the public through the distribution of informational materials that will be widely reported in the media and referred to in setting of state and national digital health communication standards.

    PM360

    Member, Editorial Advisory Board and Content Contributor

    Forest Hills, NY

    http://www.pm360online.com/

     

    PM360 is the premier, must-read magazine for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. Published monthly, PM360 is the only journal that focuses on delivering the full spectrum of practical information necessary for product managers and pharma marketing professionals to succeed in the complex and highly regulated healthcare environment.

     

    The journal’s targeted and insightful editorial focuses on issues that directly impact critical decision making, including: planning and implementation of cutting edge strategies, trends, the latest technological advances, branding/marketing, advertising/promotion, patient/professional education, sales, market research, PR, and leadership. Additionally, the “360” in our title signifies the combination of this critical, how-to info with personal and career insights for an enjoyable and thought-provoking read.

     

    By providing the full circle of enriching content, PM360 is truly an indispensable tool for busy and productive marketing professionals to stay at the top of their game.

    Life Science Compliance Update

    Member, Editorial Board

    US and Global

    A monthly compliance resource for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Each issue offers attorneys and compliance professionals a one stop shop for up-to-date, accurate compliance news and analysis. With input from industry experts and featured articles from leaders across the healthcare sphere, Life Science Compliance Update is a must-read for those operating in the increasingly important and ever-evolving compliance field.

     

    Journal of Brand Strategy

    Member, Editorial Advisory Board and Content Contributor

    London, England

    http://www.henrystewartpublications.com/jbs

     

    Journal of Brand Strategy is the major new professional journal publishing in-depth, peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of brands.

     

    Guided by a senior Editorial Board, consisting of leading branding experts, each quarterly 100-page issue – published in print and online – provides detailed, practical articles from leading branding professionals on innovative strategies, techniques and trends, together with the latest applied research in branding and detailed analysis of how leading brands are managed around the world. It does not publish advertising and all content is peer-reviewed to ensure that it is of direct, practical relevance to those working in the field.

     

    Articles address key topics including:

    Brand strategy
    Customer engagement
    Brand positioning
    Brand architecture and portfolio management

    The Cleantech Open

    Member, Advisory Board

    Mission:  To find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.

    Palo Alto, CA (and chapters in the US and Internationally)

    www.cleantechopen.org

     

    The Cleantech Open is a not-for-profit organization that runs the world’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups. Our mission is to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges.


    Since our founding in 2005 by leaders in Silicon Valley and Boston, our organization has established itself as the leading force for accelerating clean technology entrepreneurs. Of the over 700 companies we have worked with in the United States alone, nearly half have gone on to raise external capital now totaling over $800 million.

    CreateHealth.io

    Member, Advisory Board

    Mission: Create solutions that improve health. CreateHealth.io empowers people to create change in healthcare.

    London and New York

     

    Advising in areas of customer and consumer engagement strategy, product direction, market dynamics, and industry insights.

     

    CreateHealth.io provides a platform for healthcare companies to engage and collaborate with patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers, helping discover, develop and commercialize products and solutions that meet important healthcare needs.

    BioPharma Beat Thought Leader

    HealthWorks Collective

     

    Own column, launched September 2013

    National

    Regular column sheding light on a variety of BioPharma-related topics such as as digital and mobile health, social media, value and economics of biopharmaceutical care, new diagnostic and therapeutic trends, and more.

     

    See Publications below for direct links.

    Partners In School Innovation

    Pro Bono Consultant / Account Director (taproot service grant)

    Mission: To transform teaching and learning in the lowest-performing public schools so that every student, regardless of background, thrives.

    San Francisco, CA (and beyond)

    http://www.partnersinschools.org

     

    Founded in 1993, Partners in School Innovation exists to transform teaching and learning in the lowest-­‐ performing public schools so that every student, regardless of background, thrives.

     

    Partners achieves success by focusing on instruction, leadership and teacher professional development to advance educational equity through school-­‐based reform.

     

    Partners is proud to have been awarded distinctions by premier non-­‐profit rating companies like Philanthropedia, Guidestar and GreatNonProfits.org.

    gooru

    Pro Bono Consultant / Account Director (taproot service grant)

    Mission: To honor the human right to education.

    Palo Alto, CA

    http://www.goorulearning.org/

     

    A Free Search Engine for Learning

     

    We envision a world in which the best education content, experts and community come together to provide personalized learning experiences and positive learning outcomes for all students.

     

    Millions of resources on every 5th-12th grade math, science, and social science topic. We aggregate the best of the Web and put it all into our powerful learning platform, giving you high-quality and free multimedia resources within seconds. Now you can spend more time teaching, and less time searching.

     

    Teachers and students can use Gooru to search for rich collections of multimedia resources, digital textbooks, videos, games and quizzes created by educators in the Gooru community.

    HealthWorks Collective

    Member, Advisory Board

    Mission: Bringing together the world's best thinkers on Healthcare

    NY and VA

    www.healthcarecollective.com

     

    Member of the Healthcare Dive Community.

     

    HealthWorks Collective is an editorially independent, moderated community for thought leaders in international healthcare.

     

    Healthworks Collective aggregates content and provides resources about all aspects of modern medicine, providing a community where healthcare professionals can debate the latest issues and advances in their field.

     

    Regular contributor, including monthly column BioPharma Beat

    Social Media Today

    The Social Shake-Up, Moderator and Speaker

    Mission: The world's best thinkers on Social Media

    NY and VA

    http://socialmediatoday.com/social-shake-up-conference

     

    From Social Media Today, the web's best source for social media thought leadership since 2007, in partnership with Blogworld, it's a different kind of new media and communications event.

     

    This isn't Social Media 101: this is a celebration of how social media practitioners are creating exciting new ways to connect people within and outside the enterprise - customers, employees, managers and leaders. It's an exploration of how we're shaking up traditional organizations and communication channels to create a brand new form of business: the Social Enterprise. This is a chance for you to make sure your organization shares in this transformation. Join our community of communications officers, community managers, creatives, C-Suite executives, content marketers and creators to help create the next big trends in social business.

    Back End of Innovation

    Speaker and Session Chair

    Mission:  To Make Innovation Happen Through Action Learning

    Santa Clara, CA

    http://www.iirusa.com/bei/bei-home.xml

     

    Back End of Innovation is an exciting program focused on the execution of innovation strategy. It's where the entire innovation process comes to life- from leadership & organizational structure, to optimizing the idea portfolio, to process and strategy, to commercializing new ideas, ultimately driving bottom line profitability.

    Thought-leadership at Industry Meetings and Conferences

    Mission: To share experience and expertise for the benefit of others and to advance open discourse and innovation

    Across the US and Globally

     

    Chairing, presenting, moderating, contributing to and advising at a variety of meetings and conferences in various industries.

     

    Sharing knowledge and experience, advising on content, chairing meetings, facilitating sessions and workshops and delivering presentations.

    Guest Lecturer, Presenter and Panelist at Major US and Global Business Schools

    Mission: To share experience and expertise for the benefit of others and to advance open discourse and innovation

    Across the US and Globally

     

    Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

    Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

    UCLA Anderson School of Management

    McGill University

    MIT Sloan School of Management

    INSEAD Business School

  • PUBLICATIONS

    A Selection of Articles and Blogs Written by David Davidovic

    Assorted Journals and Publications

    16 Bold Biopharma Predictions for 2016 - Jan 2016

    https://www.pm360online.com/16-bold-biopharma-predictions-for-2016/

     

    5 Healthcare Compliance and Transparency Myths Dispelled - Jan 2016

    https://www.pm360online.com/5-healthcare-compliance-and-transparency-myths-dispelled/

     

    Is There A Secret Sauce In Biotech?

    http://www.pm360online.com/biotech-booms-and-industry-shifts/

     

    History Of BioPharma Industry Consolidation
    PM360

    http://www.pm360online.com/the-history-of-bio-pharma-industry-mas-lessons-learned-and-trends-to-watch/

     

    The Importance of the Front End of Transparency

    LSC: Lifescience Compliance Updated, June 2015


    Developing A Killer Marketing Plan
    PM360

    http://www.pm360online.com/developing-a-killer-marketing-plan/

     

    Silver Linings: 10 Business Benefits of Your Compliance Program
    PM360

    http://www.pm360online.com/silver-linings-10-business-benefits-of-your-compliance-program/

    The Dawn Of The Worried Well
    HealthWorks Collective

    http://healthworkscollective.com/ddavidovic/106706/dawn-worried-well

    Business Benefits of Compliance
    Pharmaceutical Executive

    http://www.pharmexec.com/pharmexec/Current+Issue/For-Compliances-Sake/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/455796

    Been There Done That, What is New Is Sort of Old
    Brainfood

    http://brainfoodtv.com/been-there-done-that-what-is-new-is-sort-of-old/

     

    Going Global: Transferring Your Skills to International and Emerging Markets
    http://www.pm360online.com/going-global-transferring-your-skills-to-international-and-emerging-markets/

    Bridging The Gap Between Sales and Marketing
    PharmaVoice

    http://www.pharmavoice.com/archives/article.esiml?id=576

    Reimagining California: A Sustainable Future for The Golden State
    Fort Baker Leadership Group

    http://www.wellnetwork.org/FBLS_report_020310.pdf

    11 Trends That Are Changing Education Forever
    SlideShare

    http://www.slideshare.net/Davidov1/education-disrupted

    BioPharma Beat Monthly Column on HealthWorks Collective

    Regular Column For 'The World's Best Thinkers On Healthcare'

    San Francisco, CA

     

    Sheding light on a variety of BioPharma-related topics such as as digital and mobile health, social media, value and economics of biopharmaceutical care, new diagnostic and therapeutic trends, and more.


    The Dawn of the Worried Well - July 2013
    http://healthworkscollective.com/ddavidovic/106706/dawn-worried-well

     

    The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same - Sept 2013
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/120951/biopharma-beat-more-things-change-more-they-stay-same

     

    The Price, Cost and Value of Bio-Pharmaceutical Care - Oct 2013
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/128056/bio-pharmaceutical-care-price-cost-and-value

     

    The Promise of Diagnostics and Precision Medicine - Nov 2013
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/135096/biopharma-beat-promise-diagnostics-and-precision-medicine

     

    23andMe - Now What? - Dec 2013
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/140971/biopharma-beat-23andme-now-what


    Innovation: An End-to-End Proposition - Jan 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/144111/biopharma-beat-innovation-end-end-proposition

     

    How Your Doctor Will See 1000 Patients - A Day - Feb 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/146961/biopharma-beat-how-will-your-doctor-will-see-1000-patients-day

     

    History of BioInformatics - Mar 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/150981/biopharma-beat-data-driven-history-bioinformatics-conversation-hallam-stevens

     

    7 Sure Ways To Attract Disruptive Innovation - Apr 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/156416/Drivers-of-Disruptive-Innovation-in-Healthcare

     

    We Want Healthcare At Any Cost - Until We Have It - May 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/162466/healthcare-dilemma-we-want-it-any-price-only-until-we-have-it

     

    Apple And The Dawn Of The Worried Well - The Sequel - Jun 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/167326/biopharma-beat-dawn-worried-well-sequel

     

    No, The Facts Don't Always Speak For Themselves - Jul 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/176461/biopharma-beat-no-facts-don-t-always-speak-themselves

     

    Imagination Is More important Than Innovation - Aug 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/183701/biopharma-beat-imagination-more-important-innovation

     

    Incremental Innovation Is Sometimes What The Doctor Needs - Sept 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/196276/biopharma-beat-incremental-innovation-healthcare

     

    Is Commercial Support of CME A Bad Idea? - Nov 2014
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/279941/commercial-support-cme-bad-thing

     

    Wearables For Health - A Mile Wide And An Inch Deep - Jan 2015
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/286726/biopharma-beat-wearables-health-mile-wide-and-inch-deep

     

    The Uberization of Healthcare, Another Silly Extrapolation - Mar 2015
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/294041/biopharma-beat-uberization-healthcare-another-silly-extrapolation

     

    Patient Engagement Throughout The Drug Development Lifecycle - Apr 2015
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/300521/biopharma-beat-patient-engagement-throughout-drug-development-lifecycle

     

    mHealth Apps - To Regulate or Not To Regulate - May 2015
    http://healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/305741/mhealth-apps-regulate-or-not-regulate

     

    When Healthcare Disruption Can Be Self-Destructive - Nov 2015

    http://www.healthworkscollective.com/david-davidovic/321307/when-disruption-not-really-self-destructive

  • RECENT AND UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

     

    Illustrative selection. Private corporate sessions not listed.

    11th Annual Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conference on Portfolio Management, Panel Moderator and Discussion Group Leader

    Nov 3 - 4, 2016

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s and the BioPharma Strategy Series’ 11th Annual “Portfolio Management: Aligning Portfolio and Productivity with Corporate Strategy to Drive Innovation” attracts over 100 senior R&D executives from the pharma, biotech, device, IT, public and governmental communities who share best practices in project and portfolio management, R&D innovation, decision analysis, forecasting and the improvement of operational models. Effective portfolio management requires the alignment of portfolio and productivity with corporate strategy, supporting agile development and adaptation of data into planning.

    eyeforpharma Patient Summit USA 2016, Moderator and Speaker

    October 10 - 11, 2016

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    This 13th Annual Summit brings together 300+ senior pharma executives, regulatory authorities, providers, payers, advocates and patients to explore many issues and opportunities related to Patient Centricity, outcomes, stakeholder collaboration, and much more.

    Digital Health Coalition Summit

    Panel Moderator

    June 28, 2016

    Chicago, IL

     

    Thought-leaders and disruptors gather at the Digital health Coalition event to discuss digital topics and trends shaping healthcare, from EHR to Big-data to wearables and everything in between.

     

    Panel on Impacting Patient Experience with Non-Wearable Digital Tech 

    eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2016, Speaker and Track Chair

    May 2 - 3, 2016

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    Every spring, eyeforpharma hosts this flagship event in the hub of Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Now in its 14th year, with over 400 attendees expected, this event provides the most comprehensive platform for industry leaders to network and discuss key commercial issues and opportunities.

    BrightTalk Expert Panel: Disrupting and improving customer engagement with predictive insights:

    April 27,2016

    Expert webinar that will discuss why disruption is critical in the technologies, data, proceses and skills for customer engagement and related insights, how it can be achieved.

    eyeforpharma Real World Evidence & Market Access 2015, Program Chair, Keynote Panelist and Moderator

    December 3 - 4, 2015

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    This Real World Evidence & Market Access conference is the premier global forum for leaders in data-driven and evidence-based pharmaceutical management. It deals with many aspects of value medicine, including HEOR, Data and Analytics, Reimbursement, Pricing and more.

    eyeforpharma Patient Summit USA 2015, Moderator and Speaker

    October 19 - 20, 2015

    Philadelphia, PA

     

    This 12th Annual Summit brings together 300+ senior pharma executives, regulatory authorities, providers, payers, advocates and patients to explore many issues and opportunities related to Patient Centricity, outcomes, stakeholder collaboration, and much more.

      Latin American Compliance Congress for Life Sciences

      Session Chair and Moderator

      September 29-30, 2015

      Miami, FL


      The Most Comprehensive and Strategic Event Dedicated

      to Building and Enhancing Compliance Programs

      eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2015, Speaker and Panel Leader

      April 7-8, 2015

      Philadelphia, PA

       

      Every spring, eyeforpharma hosts this flagship event in the hub of Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Now in its 13th year, with over 400 attendees expected, this event provides the most comprehensive platform for industry leaders to network and discuss key commercial issues and opportunities.

      eRx and EHR Conference, Speaker and Panel Moderator

      March 25-26, 2015

      Philadelphia, PA

       

      First conference dedicated entirely to strategies and tactics to leverage the ever-growing utilization of e-prescribing and EHR technology at the point-of-care.

      MultiChannel Engagement USA Conference, Speaker and Panel Leader

      Nov 18 and 19, 2014

      Philadelphia, PA

       

      This Conference dives into how to best design and deliver customer-centric engagement through integrated Multichannel Marketing capabilities. Industry experts will address three key challenges:

      • Designing and Building Multichannel Marketing Capabilities
      • Measuring Channel Effectiveness
      • Creating a Seamless Customer Journey

      My panel will focus on moving from "multi-silo" to integrated "multi-channel"

      The Social Shake-Up, Speaker

      Sept 16 and 17, 2014

      Atlanta, GA

      http://socialmediatoday.com/social-shake-up-conference

       

      From Social Media Today, the web's best source for social media thought leadership since 2007, in partnership with Blogworld, it's a different kind of new media and communications event.

       

      This isn't Social Media 101: this is a celebration of how social media practitioners are creating exciting new ways to connect people within and outside the enterprise - customers, employees, managers and leaders. It's an exploration of how we're shaking up traditional organizations and communication channels to create a brand new form of business: the Social Enterprise. This is a chance for you to make sure your organization shares in this transformation. Join our community of communications officers, community managers, creatives, C-Suite executives, content marketers and creators to help create the next big trends in social business.

      Advisory Board Strategy & Efficiency Summit, Speaker

      April 28-29, 2014

      San Francisco, CA

      http://www.cbinet.com/conference/pc14125#

       

      CBI's Life Sciences Advisory Board Strategy & Efficiency Summit provides a unique examination of how medical and commercial advisory boards are initially designed, formed, maintained, and utilized to achieve optimal goals. How to minimize costs and maximize quality throughout the process as well as discuss future trends and solutions.

      eyeforpharma Philadelphia 2014, Speaker and Panel Leader

      April 16-17, 2014

      Philadelphia, PA

       

      Every spring, eyeforpharma hosts this flagship event in the hub of Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Now in its 12th year, with 400 attendees expected, this event provides the most comprehensive platform for industry leaders to network and discuss key commercial issues and opportunities.

      Customer-Facing Innovation, Panelist

      November 14, 2014

      Global Webinar

       

      Innovation is usually and appropriately associated with products, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. For an organization to be optimally-responsive to customer needs, expectations and trends, there is a need for it to be continually transforming in the way it operates.

       

      Innovation is not a strategy; it is the outcome or result of often-unseen enablers working in concert.

       

      This webinar examines some of the key elements of a continually transforming organization and offers high-level strategies.

      Digital Pharma Sales Conference, Program Chair

      Nov 12-13, 2013

      Princeton, NJ

       

      This innovative program will focus on what it takes to optimize the rapidly-evolving multichannel communication environment in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors.  The number of channels and the level of sophistication of these channels are increasing - and so are the regulatory framework and cost pressures.

      Back End of Innovation, Speaker and Session Leader

      November 18-20, 2013

      Santa Clara, CA

      http://www.iirusa.com/bei/bei-home.xml

       

      Back End of Innovation is an exciting program focused on the execution of innovation strategy. It's where the entire innovation process comes to life- from leadership & organizational structure, to optimizing the idea portfolio, to process and strategy, to commercializing new ideas, ultimately driving bottom line profitability.

      Digital Health Coalition, Fall Summit, Panelist

       October 18, 2013

      Philadelphia, PA

       

      Joining colleagues, thought leaders, and industry experts for an afternoon of thought provoking interviews, panel discussions, and presentations. In addition to presentations, the DHC will release the findings of projects currently underway with DHC member organizations.

       

      Seeking to bridge the gap between legal, regulatory, and marketing ... the DHC is focused on fostering innovation and moving the conversation (and the industry) forward.

      The Social Shake-Up, Speaker and Panel Leader

      September 16-17, 2013

      Atlanta, GA

      http://socialmediatoday.com/social-shake-up-conference

       

      From Social Media Today, the web's best source for social media thought leadership since 2007, in partnership with Blogworld, it's a different kind of new media and communications event.


      This isn't Social Media 101: this is a celebration of how social media practitioners are creating exciting new ways to connect people within and outside the enterprise - customers, employees, managers and leaders. It's an exploration of how we're shaking up traditional organizations and communication channels to create a brand new form of business: the Social Enterprise. This is a chance for you to make sure your organization shares in this transformation. Join our community of communications officers, community managers, creatives, C-Suite executives, content marketers and creators to help create the next big trends in social business.

      Pharma Summit, Program Co-Chair

      May 8-10, 2013

      Palm Beach, FL

       

      The 11th PharmaMarketing Summit is the premium forum bringing pharmaceutical marketing and sales executives together with solution providers. As an invitation-only event, the Summit offers an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key drivers shaping how pharmaceutical companies can help the customers and patients they serve.

      Guest Lecturer

      Mission: To share experience and expertise for the benefit of others - and to advance open discourse and innovation.

      Guest lecturer on a variety of Marketing, Leadership, Ethics, Compliance and other business topics:

      • MIT Sloan School of Management
      • UCLA Anderson School of Management
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