Evolving External Collaboration Models

  • Reviewing how our industry’s business partnerships have changed over time. How will this trend continue into the future?
  • Dividing the work and sharing the burden: How should biopharmaceutical companies align their objectives of cost management, risk management, productivity, and growth?
  • Maturing business relationships over time through common culture through two-way communication, collaboration, and cooperation
  • Walking through examples of external collaboration: What works, what does not, and why?

Joanne Beck
EVP, Global Pharmaceutical Development & Operations
Celgene Corporation

Dr. Joanne Beck is EVP Global Pharmaceutical Development and Operations at Celgene where she oversees the company’s Pharmaceutical Development, Global Manufacturing Operations, Engineering and Quality. Prior to Celgene, she was SVP of Pharmaceutical Development at Shire. Prior to Shire she held roles of increasing responsibility in Process Development at Genentech and Amgen and in Operations at Abbott’s Pharmaceutical and Vascular Divisions. Beck holds a BA in Chemistry from Lewis and Clark College, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of Oregon Medical School, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco.