BioBoss

BioBoss

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BioBoss is a podcast about leadership in the biopharma community. Hear directly from the founders and CEOs of today’s most innovative companies. Listen each month as Wya…


#26 - Eran Eden: Co-Founder and CEO of MeMed
Sep 15 • 44 min
Eran Eden, co-founder and CEO of MeMed, shares his thoughts on leadership and how MeMed is working to translate signals from the immune system into diagnostic insights to treat infectious disease and inflammatory disorders.
#25 - Nikolaj Sørensen: CEO of Orexo
Aug 29 • 37 min
Nikolaj Sørensen, CEO of Orexo Therapeutics, shares his thoughts with BioBoss host John Simboli about leadership and, digital and bio-therapeutics, how the coronavirus is changing the landscape around mental health, depression, substance abuse and…
#24 - Per Hellsund: Co-Founder and CEO of Cybrexa
Jul 25 • 35 min
Per Hellsund, co-founder and CEO of Cybrexa Therapeutics, shares his thoughts with BioBoss host John Simboli about leadership, building a culture of transparency, and Cybrexa’s advances in treating the cancer tumor microenvironment.
#23 - Clive Morris: CEO of Inivata
Jul 11 • 40 min
CEO Clive Morris of Inivata, headquartered in Cambridge U.K., shares his thoughts with BioBoss host John Simboli about leadership in biotech and advances in non-invasive liquid biopsy to unlock genomic information and guide personalized cancer treatment.
#22 - Samuel Murphy: Co-Founder, Salubris Biotherapeutics
Jun 27 • 33 min
Salubris Biotherapeutics Co-founder Samuel Murphy shares his thoughts about leadership in biopharma with BioBoss host John Simboli. Samuel also discusses Salubris Biotherapeutics advances in therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, and…
#21 - Jason Meyenburg: CEO, Gemini Therapeutics
Jun 13 • 33 min
Gemini Therapeutics CEO Jason Meyenburg share his thoughts about leadership in biopharma with BioBoss host John Simboli. Jason also discusses Gemini Therapeutics pioneering approach to developing precision medicines by leveraging genetics to work in…
#20 - Constantine Theodoropulos: Founder and CEO of Go Therapeutics
May 16 • 40 min
Constantine Theodoropolous, founder and CEO of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Go Therapeutics in conversation with BioBoss host John Simboli about leadership in biopharma and Constantine’s work to develop tumor-specific cancer drug candidates.
#19 - Ankit Mahadevia: CEO of Spero Therapeutics
Apr 25 • 43 min
Hear founder and CEO of Spero Therapeutics, Ankit Mahadevia, speak with John Simboli about leadership in biopharma and how Spero is developing novel treatments for multi-drug resistant (MDR) bacterial infections. Ankit also shares his perspective on…
#18 - Lewis Bender: Founder and CEO of Intensity Therapeutics
Mar 21 • 27 min
Hear Founder and CEO Lewis Bender speak with John Simboli about leadership in biopharma and how Intensity Therapeutics is pioneering a new approach to treat solid tumor cancers by addressing both the regional and systemic aspects of cancer.
#17 - Michel Detheux: CEO of iTeos Therapeutics
Feb 17 • 35 min
“I will always ask myself, what can I do with my knowledge in science to be able to bridge that to patients?” - Michel Detheux, co-founder and CEO of iTeos Therapeutics
#16 - Nessan Bermingham: CEO of Triplet Therapeutics
Jan 26 • 51 min
Hear Founder and CEO Nessan Bermingham speak with John Simboli about leadership in biopharma and how Triplet is developing transformative therapies that treat repeat expansion disorders at their source.
#15 - Antony Mattessich: CEO of Ocular Therapeutix
Jan 5 • 42 min
“If you’re a CEO, and you’re doing things that are repetitive, then you’re probably not doing your job.” - Antony Mattessich, CEO of Ocular Therapeutix
Welcome to Season 2 of BioBoss
Dec 31, 2019 • 0 min
Welcome to BioBoss Season 2
#14 - George Goldsmith: Co-Founder, CEO of Compass Pathways
Dec 15, 2019 • 38 min
“The most creative thing in the world for me is just how does an idea get transformed by the people who collect around it.” - George Goldsmith, Co-Founder and CEO of Compass Pathways
#13 - Yuval Cohen: CEO of Corbus Pharmaceuticals
Dec 1, 2019 • 48 min
“It’s Biology that I love the most. It has a beauty in it that’s actually quite hard to capture in numbers.” - Yuval Cohen, CEO of Corbus Pharmaceuticals
#12 - Sven Karlsson: Co-Founder of Platelet BioGenesis
Oct 31, 2019 • 30 min
“Originally, I really thought about hiring people to do a list of activities and now I try to really think about hiring people to develop that list of activities to solve a problem” - Sven Karlsson, Co-Founder of Platelet BioGenesis
#11 - Liang Schweizer: Co-founder; President and CEO of HiFiBiO
Sep 29, 2019 • 48 min
“You just be yourself. That’s the most effective way to lead. And on top of it, as a leader, you have to have vision.” - Liang Schweizer, Co-founder, President, and CEO of HiFiBiO
#10 - Florian Wegener: CEO of Zageno
Aug 22, 2019 • 28 min
“Very often, it’s not about giving the right answer but asking the right question.” - Florian Wegener, CEO of Zageno.
#09 - John Dawson: CEO of Oxford Biomedica
Jul 29, 2019 • 18 min
“My job is to decide. If we can’t get consensus, I decide, I call it. That’s what I get paid for. That’s how I do that, but l also say when you’ve got something wrong, fix it as quick as you can.” – John Dawson, CEO of Oxford Biomedica
#08 - Martin Mackay: Co-founder of Rallybio
Jun 28, 2019 • 33 min
“We want to hear everybody’s voice. It’s all well saying that you believe in diversity and then only listen to yourself.” - Martin Mackay, Co-founder of Rallybio
#07 - Ashley Kalinauskas: Founder and CEO of Torigen Pharma
May 29, 2019 • 30 min
“I’m helping build a technology and I’m helping lead an organization and I actually prefer putting founder on things than chief executive officer.” - Ashley Kalinauskas, Founder and CEO of Torigen Pharma
#06 - Doug Manion: CEO of Kleo Pharmaceuticals
Apr 9, 2019 • 36 min
“What we do in small pharma is very much like movie making, in a way, because you have the story that you want to flesh out and you bring together the team that you need for the movie.” - Doug Manion, CEO of Kleo Pharmaceuticals
#05 - Bijan Almassian: President and CEO of CaroGen Corporation
Mar 31, 2019 • 24 min
“In any venture, you need to have courage. Courage is the thing that I think is most characteristic of any leader.” - Bijan Almassian, President and CEO of CaroGen Corporation
#04 - Mark Day: President and CEO of Bioasis Technologies
Mar 4, 2019 • 26 min
“My thing was never to be in one box for seven years; right? It was—What’s the goals; How do I get them accomplished; How do we drive the science forward?” – Mark Day, President and CEO of Bioasis Technologies
#03 - Jennifer Good: Co-founder, President, and CEO of Trevi Therapeutics
Feb 28, 2019 • 28 min
“You have to be an eternal optimist because it’s a tough business and, by nature, I’m somebody who always thinks we can get through this.” – Jennifer Good, CEO of Trevi Therapeutics.
#02 - Erika Smith: CEO of ReNetX Bio
Jan 31, 2019 • 31 min
“It’s like an orchestra … I feel very much like a conductor.” — Erika Smith, Chief Executive Officer of ReNetX Bio.
#01 - John Houston: President and CEO of Arvinas
Jan 7, 2019 • 25 min
“I really wanted to be in a place where I could see if I could build something” —John Houston, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arvinas. John is the 2018 BioCT Entrepreneur of the Year. Welcome to BioBoss.
#00 - Introducing BioBoss
Jan 3, 2019 • 1 min
Introducing BioBoss. As a member of the biopharma community you know there aren’t many places to hear first-hand from the corner office. BioBoss changes that. BioBoss is a window into the thinking of founders, CEOs, and those who lead today’s biopharma…