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Building Biotechs

From the ground floor to the C-Suite, Building Biotechs offers a behind-the-scenes look into the strategy that goes into launching and scaling successful biotech and life science companies. We talk with biotech executives, founders, HR leaders, and culture builders to learn how they think about growing companies with intention, and discuss the valuable lessons they’ve learned along the way.

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Transforming Women's Health Through Innovation with Oriana Papin-Zoghbi, CEO and co-founder of AOA Dx
This week I chatted with Oriana Papin-Zoghbi, CEO and co-founder of AOA Dx. Oriana shares insights on the challenges of fundraising and the importance of building a network for startup success. She highlights her career shift from biochemistry to economics and international relations, finally leading to her involvement in women's health diagnostics. Oriana emphasizes the significance of finding one's passion for excelling in their field and the role of previous startup successes in her current venture. I also loved learning more about AOA Dx's mission to revolutionize women's health diagnostics, focusing on unmet needs such as early ovarian cancer detection through innovative biomarker research. Oriana highlights the impact of leadership, resilience, and the pursuit of innovation in healthcare.Get Oriana's recommended book! Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NikeLink In with Oriana!AOA DX – Early cancer detectionConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
27:10 5/15/24
Unlocking Leadership Potential in Biotech with Tony Martignetti, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Inspired Purpose Partners
This week, I chatted with leadership advisor, speaker, entrepreneur, and podcast host Tony Martignetti, MBA, CPC, Founder, and Chief Inspiration Officer of Inspired Purpose Partners. We both agree there’s a critical need for more comprehensive coaching and support for leaders in the biotech industry. Drawing from his diverse career that spans from art to finance and biotech, Tony shares insights into how leaders can become more grounded. He highlights his three Cs of grounded leadership - Connection, Curiosity, and Compassion - and underscores the significance of mental health, adapting to rapid change, and maintaining authenticity in the workplace. These qualities, he argues, are paramount for building strong companies and navigating the complexities of leadership in fast-evolving sectors like biotech.Tony Martignetti: books, biography, latest updateFollow Tony on Social!Inspired Purpose PartnersLink In with Tony!Ted TalkPodcast - Inspired Purpose PartnersCampfires of Connection - Inspired Purpose CoachingConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
37:58 5/8/24
The Future of Genomic Storage with Heather E. Williams, COO of Cache DNA
In this episode, Heather E. Williams, PhD, MBA, MS, PgD, ErCLG, CG (ASCP) MB, the Chief Operating Officer of Cache DNA, chats about her career journey and the importance of always learning. Heather's passion for medicine and genetics has led her from childhood dreams of being like Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman to training as a clinical laboratory geneticist and eventually becoming a COO. She talks about the value of making connections, grabbing every chance to learn, and how genetic results can really make a difference in patient care. Tune in to hear more about Heather's career story and get a sneak peek into what she does at Cache DNA.Get Heather's favorite book: The Poisonwood Bible: A NovelLink In with HeatherCache DNAConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
33:03 5/1/24
Leaders as Change Agents with Catharine Smith, Executive Director of the Termeer Foundation
This week, we had a conversation with Catharine Smith - the Executive Director at the Termeer Foundation. Catharine is passionate about supporting biotech founders in growing patient-centric companies. We are thrilled about the Termeer Foundation and have been delighted to witness the Termeer Fellows thrive through the support, training, and community that this organization provides. If you're interested in making a difference in human health through biotech, this episode is definitely for you.Get Catharine's favorite book: The Covenant of WaterLink In with CatherineThe Termeer FoundationConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
37:05 4/24/24
From Dinos to Drugs with Isaac Stoner, CEO of Octagon Therapeutics
In this episode, we chatted with Isaac Stoner, M.B.A., the CEO of Octagon Therapeutics. Isaac is known for his expertise in building small companies and embarking on adventurous missions such as recovering airplane black boxes (yes, you read that correctly!). He also hosts a science enthusiast networking group in Cambridge, where attendees drink beer and discuss science. Isaac's favorite book: Children of TimeIsaac's favorite book: A Heart That WorksGet Isaac's favorite book: The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New HumanLinkedinOctagon TherapeuticsConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
35:34 4/17/24
Embracing Change: Lessons from a Career in Biotech with Kyriakos Economides, PhD
This week we sat down with Kyriakos Economides, PhD, VP of Translational  Pharmacology at Werewolf Therapeutics. If there’s one constant in biotech, it’s change. We discussed the evolution of a career, rolling with the punches, and the importance of a solid clinical plan early in the drug development lifecycle. Kyriakos's favorite book: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of CancerGet Kyriakos's favorite book: The Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery RevealedWerewolf Therapeutics Inc.Linked In with KyriakosConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
30:22 4/10/24
Empowering Entrepreneurs with Leen Kawas, PhD, Managing General Partner at Propel Bio Partners
This week, we had an insightful conversation with Leen Kawas, PhD, Managing General Partner at Propel Bio Partners. She shared her journey from studying pharmacy to founding a successful company (with a great exit) and now running a venture fund. She emphasizes the business case for the importance of DEI in the company leadership and in clinical trials. We also touched on tips on managing conflict in teams, fostering healthy communication, and the value of building a strong network and connections in the industry.Get Leen's favorite book: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin OlympicsPropel Bio PartnersLink in with Leen!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
38:41 4/3/24
Bench to Boardroom with Andrew Fraley, PhD, CTO at Judo Bio & Entrepreneur in Residence at Atlas Venture
This week, we had the pleasure of chatting with Andrew Fraley, PhD, Entrepreneur in Residence with Atlas Venture. We chatted about his journey from bench chemist to entrepreneur, and some of the things he learned in the process. He also shared valuable insights on structuring a pitch deck for those on the funding trail. Tune in to learn from Andrew's fascinating experiences and fantastic advice!Get Andrew's favorite book: Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business ProfessionalsAtlas Venture - We build breakthrough biotechnology companies.Link In with Andrew!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
45:59 3/27/24
Navigating the Regulatory Landscape: Insights from Rik Mehta, Pharm.D., J.D., LL.M.
In this episode, Rikin Mehta, Pharm.D., J.D., LL.M. co-founder of Lactiga and co-founder and CEO of Licentiam, discusses the importance of looking at biotech through a regulatory lens. Rik shares insights on the significance of regulatory knowledge across an organization and reflects on how his diverse career journey helped shape his outlook on building solid companies. He shares how regulatory knowledge plays a vital role in every aspect of the organization, and how you can apply that knowledge to your company.Get Rik's favorite book: A Tale of Two CitiesLicentiamLactigaLink In with Rik!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
45:32 3/20/24
Leveraging Partnerships and Scrappiness to Start a Biotech with Sarah Hein, PhD, co-founder and CEO of March Biosciences
This week we sat down with Sarah Hein, PhD, co-founder and CEO of March Biosciences. She shares her journey from academia to entrepreneurship, the story of her first company and successful exit, and how she’s leveraging strategic partnerships to grow her current company. She also gave some actionable frameworks for early-career founders. Tune in to learn about her experience working with a venture fund and launching two exciting startups.Sarah's favorite book: For Blood and Money: Billionaires, Biotech, and the Quest for a Blockbuster DrugGet Sarah's favorite book: We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse Book 1)March BiosciencesLink In with Sarah!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
47:40 3/13/24
Bridging the Gap: How Gloucester Biotechnology Academy is Shaping the Future of Biotech
In this episode, John Doyle, PhD, Education Director at the Gloucester Biotechnology Academy, discusses the valuable opportunities the Academy offers for biotech companies through its internship program. He highlights how the program impacts the science workforce and provides insights into their curriculum, which trains students for professional careers in biotech and life science labs. Tune in to learn more about how the Academy supports and prepares students for success in the biotechnology industry.Gloucester Marine Genomics InstituteLink In with John!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
37:01 3/6/24
The Evolution of a Company with Tania Philipp, Chief People Officer at Vor Bio
This week, we sat down with Tania Philipp, Chief People Officer at Vor Bio. Vor’s mission is to cure blood cancers through cell and genome engineering. Tania shares insights from rapid growth, hiring for culture during a pandemic, and taking a company public while maintaining culture and transparency.Get Tania's favorite book: Lessons in Chemistry: A NovelVor Bio | Cell & Genome Engineering Biotechnology CompanyLink In with TaniaConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
40:13 2/28/24
Navigating the Startup Landscape: Insights from Dan Goddard, Director at Browne Consulting Group
In this episode, we sat down with Dan Goddard of Browne Consulting, which specializes in accounting, finance, and human resources services to venture-backed Life Science start-ups and emerging companies. Dan is passionate about creating mission-driven companies, and he shares great insight into the cyclical nature of biotech and how founding and growing a company has changed over the past 15 years.Get Dan's favorite book: Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't KnowBrown Consulting GroupLink In with Dan!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
46:42 2/21/24
Poop for the Cure with Stephanie Culler, Co-Founder and CEO at Persephone Biosciences
In this episode, we chatted with Stephanie Culler, PhD, Co-Founder and CEO of Persephone Biosciences and part of the Y Combinator 2018 cohort. Persephone is committed to delivering industry-leading technologies for the development of microbiome-targeted therapeutics. We talked about all things poop, as well as strategies to turn a passion for curing human disease into a thriving company.Stephanie's favorite book: Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern PlaguesStephanie's favorite book: Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Good to Great, Book 2)Get Stephanie's favorite book: Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don'tPersephone Clinical StudiesPersephone BiosciencesLink In with Stephanie!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
47:05 2/14/24
From AI to IP with Bruce Wu, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Deep Cell
In this episode, we chatted with Bruce Wu, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Deep Cell, a biotech pioneering new methods in single-cell analysis by combining innovations in microfluidics, optics, and AI. Bruce's diverse background in engineering and law has led him to his current role, where he continues to combine his love for helping others, solving puzzles, and building innovative companies.Bruce's favorite book: Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and LifeGet Bruce's favorite book: The Rabbit ListenedDeepcellLink In With Bruce!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
41:45 2/7/24
Building a Brand: The Importance of PR and Social Media for Biotechs with Alexander Morin, Account Coordinator at Russo Partners
In this episode, we chatted with Alexander Morin, PhD, Account Coordinator at Russo Partners, a Public Relations Agency that collaborates on integrated communications for digital technology, mobile communications, biopharma, medtech, digital health, diagnostics, IT, and healthcare services companies. Alexander is passionate about translating complex scientific concepts into engaging and accessible stories for diverse audiences.Get Alexander's favorite book: The Empress and the English Doctor: How Catherine the Great defied a deadly virusRusso Partners LLCLink In With Alexander!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
39:23 1/31/24
Behind the Scenes of Biotech: How Executive Assistants Drive Efficiency with Ann Albrecht, Founder & CEO of Ann Albrecht Consulting
This week, we chatted with Ann Albrecht, Founder & CEO at Ann Albrecht Consulting, a virtual executive assistant consulting firm supporting C-level executives in diverse industries, including biotech, venture capital, and strategic marketing. Ann and her team help executives build thriving biotechs by allowing them to focus on their zones of genius while they handle the rest.Ann's favorite book: Birds of Massachusetts Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)Get Ann's favorite book: Diana Gabaldon Outlander Series 8 Book Set (1- 8)Ann Albrecht ConsultingLink In with Ann!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
48:03 1/24/24
Networking, Collaboration, and the Dynamics of Business Growth with Padma Kodukula, Chief Business Officer at A-Alpha Bio
In this episode, we chat with Padma Kodukula, Chief Business Officer at A-Alpha Bio,  a company that leverages synthetic biology and machine learning to measure, discover, predict, and engineer protein-protein interactions. Padma has guided life sciences companies to an aggregate $15B+ in capitalization, as well as numerous product launches and strategic acquisitions. Topics we Discuss:Collaborations with diverse entities, from larger pharma companies to academic institutionsThe significance of networking and building connections in career transitionsEffective communication strategies within hybrid work environmentsInsights into the process of seeking funding and essential components required for a compelling pitchApproaches to business growth and cultureGet Padma's favorite book: The Present: The Gift that Makes You Happy and Successful at Work and in LifeGet Padma's recommended book: Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Including 10 More Years of Business UnusualCheck out A-Alpha BioLink In with Padma!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
45:04 1/17/24
Revolutionizing the Seafood Industry with Brandon Chen and Michael Selden of Finless Foods
In this episode of Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting, we're joined by Brandon Chen, Chief Technology Officer at Finless Foods, and Michael Selden, CEO and Co-Founder at Finless Foods. Come with us as we explore how they will revolutionize seafood production with sustainable and ethical cell-cultured tuna. Learn about the challenges they face, their mission, and the exciting future of Finless Foods.Michael's favorite book: The Three-Body ProblemGet Michael's favorite book: Leadership and the One Minute Manager Updated Ed: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership IIBrandon's favorite book: Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional IntelligenceGet Brandon's favorite book: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: The Chronicles of Narnia7 Ways to Build a High-Performing Team | Entrepreneur - This is the article Brandon referenced during our discussion about leading high-performing teams.Finless FoodsConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the
47:28 1/10/24
Challenges and Strategies for Early-Stage Start-ups in the Biotech Industry with Priya Baraniak, Chief Business Officer at OrganaBio
Welcome to Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting! We offer a behind-the-scenes look into the strategy for launching and scaling successful biotech and life science companies. Our guest this week is Priya Baraniak, Chief Business Officer at OrganaBio, a biotechnology company specializing in cell and gene therapies for regenerative medicine. Priya is passionate about advancing cell therapies through clinic and commercialization. She’s been a founding member of two huge businesses in the biotech industry.   Be sure to Link In with Priaya to follow her career!Conincidentally, the OrganaBio website was designed by LadyBugz Interactive Agency, owned by another of our wonderful guests, Lysa Miller.Topics we Discuss:The challenges encountered in biomedical engineering The key to scaling up startups  Priya's journey to breaking into a male-dominated role  The importance of continuously learning as a goal-getter  Networking and its advantages in the biotech Industry Adaptability and problem-solving as key factors for successfully scaling a startupConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at:
51:07 1/3/24
Global Collaboration and Clinical Trials with Dr. Denis Drygin, Pimera Therapeutics, Inc. Co-Founder
Today, we chat with Dr. Denis Drygin, Co-Founder at Pimera Therapeutics, a private clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing breakthrough therapeutics for cancer and other primary unmet medical needs. Topics we Discuss:Pimera Therapeutics' vision to bring new treatment options to patients with high unmet medical need”How therapeutic treatment development has evolved over the years Challenges for scientists in transitioning from academia to  drug developmentOptimizing global collaboration for efficient drug development Get Denis's favorite book: A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1Link In with Denis!Pimera - Developing Breakthrough Medicines. Improving LivesConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub
43:16 12/27/23
The Future of AgTech: Balaji Vasudevan Discusses Innovation and Challenges in the Industry
This week, we chatted with Balaji Vasudevan, Agrobioscience Chief Scientist at UM6P Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on supporting and investing in innovative startups, particularly those in sustainable development, digital transformation, biotechnology, and advanced materials. With over twenty years of experience in the AgTech and Agri-FoodTech industry, Balaji has made significant strides in various sectors, including startups, venture capital firms, consulting, and academic institutions. Topics we Discuss:The current challenges and opportunities in AgTech and Agri-FoodTech The importance of sustainable agricultureThe potential impact of new technologies on global food production And more!Get Balaji's favorite book: The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Ranchers Are Tending the Soil to Reverse Global WarmingUMP6 VenturesLink In with Balaji!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
45:43 12/20/23
Marketing Stealth to Startups with Lysa Miller, Founder and CEO of Ladybugz Interactive Agency
This week, we chatted with Lysa Miller, Founder and CEO of Ladybugz Interactive Agency, an agency helping to grow biotechs using the power of social media marketing, SEO, and content! She is also the Founder and President of MetroWest Women's Network.Topics we Discuss:What it’s like to work on the marketing side of a stealth companyWhat makes a good pitch deck?The agile process for a biotech startupAnd more!Ladybugz Boston MA Web Design + Digital Marketing Agency MassachusettsLink In with Lysa!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
43:56 12/13/23
Feedback is a Gift with Robert Buckley, Chief People Officer at Enveda Biosciences
This week, we chatted with Robert Buckley, Chief People Officer at Enveda Biosciences, a biotech using breakthroughs in machine learning, metabolomics, and robotics to index nature’s untapped chemical space for new drug discovery. Topics we Discuss:Why data isn’t the only answer in biotechsHow to leverage data in the hiring processHow to take feedback as a giftTraining non-science people in biotechsRobert's favorite book: The AdvantageRobert's favorite book: Work Rules!Get Robert's favorite book: The Bezos BlueprintEnveda Biosciences | Plant-Powered Drug DiscoveryLink In with RobertConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
48:54 12/6/23
From Burnout to Buildouts: Managing the Miscellaneous in Biotech Start-ups with Lynn Walder
This week, we chatted with Lynn Walder, Founder & Principal of Executive Management Partners and Director of Partnerships and Programming at LabCentral. LabCentral is Cambridge, MA's premier network of shared laboratory spaces and scientific communities, designed to jumpstart the launch of promising early-stage life-sciences companies. Topics we Discuss:Why you should never give up on your startupLynn’s P5 business framework and how it could revolutionize your startupIs it better to work in a big business or a small startup?How to overcome burnoutIs there such a thing as work-life balance?Get Lynn's favorite book: Man's Search for MeaningExecutive Management PartnersLink In with LynnConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
52:15 11/29/23
Biotech HR: Be the Best Resource with Eva Quinn, Senior HR Business Partner at Higher EQ
This week, we chatted with Eva Quinn, Senior Human Resources Business Partner at Higher EQ, a human resources consultancy with a strategic focus on developing biotech companies and providing innovative solutions with a genuine drive to take great care of people. Eva is often told that she is the heart of the company as she is very passionate about helping employees, leaders, and impactful projects succeed.Topics we Discuss:Mental health in the workplaceHR’s role in biotechBiggest challenges for biotech HRLeaving behind a legacy in HRGet Eva's favorite book: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take ActionHigher EqLink In with EvaConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
36:00 11/22/23
Components of an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with Mike LaRhette, Chief Business Officer at LabCentral
This week, we chatted with Mike LaRhette, Chief Business Officer at LabCentral, a fantastic ecosystem of shared laboratory spaces and scientific communities, designed to jumpstart the launch of promising early-stage life-sciences companies.Topics we Discuss:How biotechs help save the human raceThe biggest obstacles when working with partnersJuggling responsibilities as a BioTech leaderThe key components of an entrepreneurial ecosystemGet Mike's favorite book! Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad OnesLab Central | Premier, Biotech-Capable Shared Lab FacilityLink In with Mike!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
45:48 11/15/23
Grit & Motivation: The Key Components for Startups with Joe Daccache & Carl Schoellhammer of DeciBio
This week, we chatted with Joe Daccache and Carl Schoellhammer or DeciBio, a boutique strategy consulting firm focusing on the life science industry. Decibio's mission is to provide strategic insights that accelerate the development, adoption, and accessibility of personalized medicine. Carl is also the founder of SuonoBio, a startup biotechnology company harnessing our proprietary delivery platform to transform the treatment of intractable diseases.Topics we Discuss:Why building a business isn’t exactly funThe grit and determination it takes to build a startupWhat PhDs don’t teach youWhat it takes to discover potential clients in that early phase of start-upSurprise, Kill, VanishTap CodeGet Joe and Carl's favorite book: Atlas of the HeartSuono BioDeciBio: Precision Medicine Strategy Consulting, Data & AnalyticsLink In with JoeLink In with CarlConnect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
43:36 11/1/23
Biotech Advisory vs Consultancy with David Cao, Founder of Target2Drug BioAdvisory
This week, we chatted with David Cao, Founder of Target2Drug BioAdvisory, an advisory firm dedicated to helping small biotechs make smarter and faster business and commercial strategic decisions. Topics we Discuss:The difference between a biotech advisory and a consulting firmThe joys of working with startupsWhen to bring biotech advisors inHow Target2Drug came to beGet David's favorite book: Living: Inspiration from a Father with CancerTarget2Drug Bio AdvisoryLink In with David!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
37:37 10/25/23
Shaping the Future of Biotech: Trends and Challenges with Paul Miller of Lighthouse Biopharma Consulting
This week we chatted with, Paul Miller founder of Lighthouse Biopharma Consulting. Topics we Discuss:Biotech Consulting Leadership and Communication Styles Decentralization of Biotech Hubs The Role of Continuous Learning in BiotechTechnological Advances in BiotechGet Paul's favorite book! Mornings on HorsebackLink In with Paul!Connect with us!Link In with CarinaLink In with AlisonCheck out our three most downloaded episodes:Applying the Flagship “What If” Approach to Talent Acquisition With Leslie Martin, VP of Talent Acquisition at Flagship PioneeringA Biotech Built on Culture & Community with Adam Thomas, Chief People Officer at SynlogicIngraining Diversity into the Business Bloodline with Tiffany Summerville at Sherlock BiosciencesSubscribe here:AppleSpotifyGoogle PodcastRSS feedLearn more about Recruitomics ConsultingCheck out our reading listDownload our free startup resources guide to grow your biotech efficientlyIf you're on the job market, visit the Collaboratory Career Hub Building Biotechs: A Podcast by Recruitomics Consulting is handcrafted by our friends over at: fame.so
43:22 10/18/23