Preparing and Aligning Your Biotech Organization for Commercial Success

Life Sciences, Clinical Trials, Commercialization & HEOR,
  • Friday, August 26, 2022 | 10am EDT (N. America) / 3pm BST (UK) / 4pm CEST (EU-Central)
  • 60 min

An emerging biotech company clearly relies on its scientific prowess to develop an asset that can be efficacious. Throughout development, this scientific “weight” is valuable but too often, promising science is unable to overcome underfunded and under-planned commercial strategy. As emerging biotech companies find the right path to commercialization for their organization, there are key questions to consider when determining if your organization is aligned for commercial success.

Applying a commercial lens from the outset can help companies stay on course and enhance commercial viability.

Register for this webinar to learn more about preparing and aligning your company for commercial success.



Lee Taurman, Executive Vice President, Full-Service Commercial, Syneos Health

Lee Taurman is an experienced life sciences industry Executive and Management Consultant. He specializes in working with clients to develop innovative solutions as they evolve to meet the needs of a changing healthcare and business landscape. This includes developing new integrated services and solutions, reorganizing and restructuring the front and back office to better manage costs and improve services and creating new approaches to strategic planning and execution that unlock shareholder value.

Prior to Syneos Health, Lee led Grant Thornton’s advisory practice for life sciences. His work with clients focused on creating internal and external innovation platforms to deliver business value. He also developed strategies and execution models to harness the power of the “gig economy” and help manage an increasingly externalized non-employee workforce.


Prior to Grant Thornton, Lee was Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategic Development for Mylan. In this role he served as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and was responsible globally for corporate strategy, the company’s business transformation efforts, business analytics and health innovation solutions.

Prior to Mylan, Lee spent over a decade as a Management Consultant and Executive at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM Global Business Services where he led the Life Sciences Strategy and Transformation practice in the United States.

Lee holds a Master of Business Administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor of Sciences in Supply Chain Management from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

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Who Should Attend?

Chief Commerical Officers and senior professionals involved in strategic planning and business development within the first 3 years of product launch for pharmaceutical, biotechnology  and medical device companies.

What You Will Learn

Commercial alignment requires asking some critical questions about an organization early in the process:

  • Are company goals achievable when transitioning to a commercial organization?
  • Is the organization making the right decisions regarding commercial investment?
  • Is the organization able to lead their Board and C-suite to a commercial mindset?

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Syneos Health

Syneos Health (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. Our company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address modern market realities. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies – INC Research and inVentiv Health – we bring together approximately 24,000 clinical and commercial minds with the ability to support customers in more than 110 countries. Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients.

To learn more about how we are shortening the distance from lab to life®, visit

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