Among the People Leaders Who Shared Their Stories of HR Innovation at the Most Recent Conference:

Bo Rode Hansen

Former President & Chief Executive Officer

Genevant Sciences

Debbie Durso-Bumpus

Chief People Officer

Blueprint Medicines

Eric Fink

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Global Blood Therapeutics

Kim Hazen

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Fulcrum Therapeutics

Paula Cloghessy

Chief People Officer

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Discover How Pre-Commercial Biopharma HR Leaders are Designing Scalable People, Culture & Organization Strategies to Accelerate Their Businesses from Discovery to Development & Beyond

As the life sciences market continues to grow and with more funding for start-ups than ever before, for those working in HR in these smaller life sciences organizations, there is a need to rethink processes, work in more agile ways and balance time acting as a strategic leader as well as delivering on practical HR priorities.

At the LEAP HR: Emerging Biopharma conference you will uncover how to best scale HR in line with the business and discover innovative talent acquisition strategies fit for emerging biopharma to accelerate growth and compete against life sciences giants.

Built exclusively for the HR leader at the heart of an emerging biopharma organization, this meeting will cover:

Rethinking HR in a Pre-Commercial Biotech to Give you a Competitive Advantage in a Booming Life Sciences Industry: Exploring why HR in a start-up environment needs to be nimble and adaptable and how to leverage the HR function to be strategic and operational
Leveraging Internal Relationships to Become a Strategic Leader Within Your Business: Ensuring HR is seen as a strategic function within your small biotech business by developing partnerships with the leadership team and building your own HR team effectively
Building an HR Function from Scratch and the Reality of Leading it in a Small Biotech: How to set up core processes and systems in order to consolidate key HR functions and delving into the scope of the role of HR leader in a biopharma start-up
Reimagining the HR Function and Talent Acquisition in Order to Develop a Scalable Framework: How HR can have an impact and enhance the experience of each employee by designing an HR function that can support huge growth in start-up businesses


Experiences from attendees to our LEAP HR: Life Sciences conferences:

“The place for strategic HR leaders to meet and get new ideas.“  Mary Weger, Former Head of HR, Celgene, Aegerion & Synergy Pharmaceuticals

“The best biotech HR conference there is.”
Nicole Schaeffer, Senior VP Human Resources & Corporate Services, Insmed

“I felt challenged and inspired throughout.”
Jennifer Troia, Senior VP Human Resources & Organizational Development, Assembly Biosciences

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