Tag Archives: Biotech CEO

The Elephant in the Room
December 10, 2020

By Philip Astley-Sparke, CEO of Replimune, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. One of the biggest elephants in the room regarding starting and scaling young companies is the tension, often healthy but sometimes detrimental, that exist

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Life After The Street: Why Biotech Is Winning Over Wall Street Talent
July 5, 2016

This blog was written by Ron Renaud, CEO of RaNA Therapeutics, as part of the From The Trenches feature of LifeSciVC. About three weeks ago, I attended a dinner organized by a good friend and former sell-side competitor, Dr. Yaron

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Biotech CEOs: Observations In Thermodynamics And Kinetics
March 16, 2015

A great CEO makes all the difference, and a poor one destroys a ton of value. But recruiting great CEOs is often hard, especially when picking, as is most often the case, from a list of potential first-time CEOs. How


Public Pool Or Private Beach
February 23, 2015

Three years ago, I was walking across One Kendall Square in pursuit of a late lunch and bumped into a friend – another biotech CEO. I was a year into my role as CEO of Idenix, a publicly traded biotech