Tom’s career in life sciences commercial leadership spans more than 20 years. He has held key roles at Shire, where he was the Vice President and General Manager of Vyvanse and Intuniv, and most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer at Neos Therapeutics. Tom possesses deep commercial experience in sales, marketing, and market access.
Joe has more than 25 years of marketing and consulting experience for companies such as AbbVie, bioStrategies Group, Capgemini, and IQVIA, where he led practices in digital transformation and launch excellence. Joe brings a groundbreaking approach to product launches, using innovative go-to-market omnichannel strategies. Joe began his marketing career launching blockbuster products in oncology, cardiovascular disease, and GI for AbbVie (formerly Abbott PPD). Over the last 15 years, he has focused primarily on launching products in rare diseases. Most recently, Joe was VP of Marketing for precision medicine pioneer QIAGEN.
An entrepreneur and executive with experience in B2B and B2C marketing, brand positioning, and product launch management, Thad has specialized in industries operating in heavily regulated environments and managed hundreds of large-scale marketing initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, with a focus on the pharmaceutical industry. In 2016 he was named one of the ELITE 100 in the Entrepreneur category by PM360 magazine, an honor given to the 100 most influential people in the healthcare industry. An avid sailor and outdoorsman, Thad is a founding member of The National Sailing Hall of Fame.
Janeese’s pharmaceutical career in marketing, sales, and commercial leadership spans more than 17 years. She has worked across an array of therapeutic areas, including acute care/surgical pain, rare disease (immunology & neurology), oncology, neuroscience, gastroenterology, and women’s health. Janeese has vast experience in new product planning, product commercialization, and brand management, and has worked at organizations including Wyeth, Pfizer, and CSL Behring. Most recently, she was Vice President of Commercial at Baudax Bio, a start-up in the acute care space, where she helped to build the company’s commercial organization and launch its first product into the hospital space.
Jess Podgajny is a seasoned leader passionate about partnering with established and emerging pharma and biotech organizations to catalyze growth and maximize product launch potential. In her 20+ years as a management consultant partnering with pharmaceutical companies, Jess has led transformational initiatives for global teams in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Strategy, C-Suite, Supply Chain, and HR.