Brian is a Global Senior Exec with broad experience in large Pharma and smaller Biopharma start-ups. He has extensive therapeutic knowledge including Oncology, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Immunology. He’s a well-rounded Business Catalyst who excels in developing, producing, and sustaining long term results in Biopharma. Has worked at Schering-Plough, Merck, Orexigen Therapeutics and graduated from UPENN/Wharton School of Business.
Phil has earned a BS in Biology (Cornell) and PhD in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Genetics from UCLA. He helped M. Milken create nationwide research organization scientists/clinicians aiming to eradicate prostate cancer. He is a former Assistant Professor in the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Central Florida as well as a former Member of the Board of Directors of BioFlorida, and faculty member at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Brian is an award-winning leader in large and small bio-pharma companies and military combat operations. He has demonstrated success in building and scaling innovative healthcare businesses to drive rapid growth. Has had previous experience with SVP, Global Commercial Operations at AEterna Zentaris incl. distribution/trade, and market access. Brian also held leadership positions at Amgen, Merck & Co., and has graduated from U.S. Military Academy, West Point.