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TRENTON, NJ (September 19, 2023) - BioNJ has released the agenda and speaker roster for its Eleventh Annual C-Suite Summit, taking place Friday, October 6, 2023, at the Bridgewater MarriottThe C-Suite Summit brings together life sciences executives representing a wide breadth of companies from early to late stage, public and private and revenue and pre-revenue to discuss the topics impacting C-Suite decision-making in bringing new innovative treatments to market. 


"As the policy environment churns and investment in biopharma fluctuates, questions are being raised about the future of innovation for our industry," said BioNJ President and CEO, Debbie Hart. "The C-Suite Summit allows stakeholders to come together for an open conversation on where the greatest opportunities lie and how to best prepare for and shape the next paradigm in life sciences and medical discovery."

The speaker roster, featuring world-class leaders, includes:

  • Ronald Bartek, Co-Founder, Founding President, Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)
  • Julie Bensignor, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Research & Development, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Ariel Berger, Executive Director, Integrated Solutions, Real-World Evidence, Evidera/PPD
  • Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Partner, Technology Consulting Partner, PWC
  • Giovanni Caforio, M.D., Chair & CEO, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Tom Cavanaugh, Company Group Chairman, Global Commercial Strategy Organization, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson 
  • Ambrose Delpino, PharmD, Head, Market Access Strategy, Oncology, Novartis
  • Amadou Diarra, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Policy, Advocacy & Government Affairs, Bristol Myers Squibb & Chair, BioNJ
  • Deborah Glasser, Head of Vaccines, NA, Sanofi
  • Angus Grant, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Business Development, Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Debbie Hart, President & CEO, BioNJ
  • Samit Hirawat, M.D., Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Mandeep Kaur, M.D., Senior Vice President, Global Medical Affairs and Health Outcomes Research, Horizon Therapeutics
  • Olivier Leclerc, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Adam Lohr, Partner, Life Sciences Senior Analyst, RSM
  • Michael Margolis, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head, Healthcare Investment Banking, Oppenheimer
  • Lynn Martin, President, NYSE Group
  • Jyoti Mehra, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Gilead
  • Greg Meyers, Executive Vice President & Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Bristol Myers Squibb
  • Mark Michelet, Strategic Client Technology Director, Microsoft
  • Christine Ann Miller, President & CEO, Melinta Therapeutics
  • Kathy Oates, CHRO US Commercial, GSK
  • Anthony Pagano, Chief Financial Officer, Genmab
  • Mark Pellegrino, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Insmed
  • Emilio Ragosa, Managing Partner, DLA Piper
  • Martin Rexroad, Chief Culture & Community Officer, PTC Therapeutics
  • Barbara Ryan, Board Member, Indivior PLC & Senior Advisor, Ernst & Young 
  • Nisha Subramanian, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Eric Tokat, Co-President & Partner, Centerview Partners
  • Arda Ural, Ph.D., Americas Industry Market Leader – Life Sciences & Healthcare, Ernst & Young

Topics to be discussed:

  • State of the Industry
  • Creating Breakthroughs
  • Evolving Capital Markets
  • Navigating the Complex Path Ahead for Life Sciences Financing and M&A
  • The Next Horizon of Therapeutic Innovation and Patient and Industry Impact
  • Talent Management in Biopharma
  • The Transformative Impact of Digital / AI in Biopharma
  • Plus, an intimate Fireside Chat with Giovanni Caforio, M.D., Chair & CEO, Bristol Myers Squibb, on "The Pace of Innovation"

Click here for the full agenda.

"From access, regulation and policy to drug pricing and the implications of new technology, our experts will dive into what the industry should be doing ― and how we can work together ― to foster medical innovation and ensure Patient access," added Hart. "We hope all stakeholders will join us for this very important discussion."

Click here to register. Registration is $695 for BioNJ Members and $895 for future BioNJ Members. The C-Suite Summit is closed to media.



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