The Research Triangle Park

Life Sciences LIVE

THE FRONTIER | 800 PARK OFFICES DRIVE, RTP Jun 22 8:30 am - Jun 22 10:00 am

Join Triangle Business Journal for the first part of a 4-part panel discussion dedicated to issues that impact the life sciences field. We will discuss topics ranging from logistics and funding to recruitment and business climate as well as what is happening today.

Expert panelists and moderator, Jennifer Henderson, TBJ Reporter, will lead the panel discussion to include Q&A from the audience.

The event runs from 8:30 am to 10:00 am and includes breakfast and networking.

Be sure to register for part two being held on October 26, 2017 - same place and time!


Doug Edgeton President and CEO, NC Biotech

Doug Edgeton became NCBiotechs president and CEO in September 2014. He brings extensive executive-level experience in health care from major academic medical centers, research park development and business administration, including an emphasis on community service. Throughout his career, Edgeton has managed both human resources (talent) and facilities, helping them work in concert to create the right ecosystem for organizational growth. This approach led to more efficient organizations, faster technology transfer and better patient care. Edgeton continues this approach at the Biotech Center, targeting state investment and staff expertise to help North Carolinas life science companies grow, create jobs, and bring life-changing technologies to market.

Mike Leary Managing Partner, Clarkston Consulting

Mike Leary serves as the managing partner of Clarkston Consultings Operations Consulting practice. In this role, he is responsible for helping to drive the firms vision for future growth in areas of operational strategy, process excellence, and improved organizational performance. Since joining the firm in 1998, Mike has focused on assisting his life sciences and consumer products clients in the areas of strategy, business transformation, program management, and improvement of business process and technology capabilities. His passion for aligning behaviors and capabilities to a firms vision, mission, and critical business objectives also extends to his internal work where he directs Clarkston's leadership development and skill-building programs.

Jennifer Henderson Reporter, Triangle Business Journal