Getting Life Sciences Back to Better

Recorded Live: July 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has and will have far reaching impact across the life sciences industry that present numerous opportunities and challenges. How organizations adapt to the changing environment impacts both the shape of the current industry and the future of medicine and drug development. This panel discussion will share a variety of perspectives and strategies on how the biopharmaceutical industry can emerge from this period stronger than ever and how drug development is transforming based on trends, technology, processes and resources.

Topics Covered

  • What trends have developed during the pandemic that have long-lasting impact on the industry? And are there any “fads” that are not as likely to have lasting impact?
  • With the focus on therapies for COVID-19, how can other types of therapies come back into focus for companies developing new methods of treating disease?
  • How does the industry need to change to adapt to this new environment across people, process, technology and mindsets?
  • How does organization size impact strategy and how can emerging organizations thrive in this environment?
  • What opportunities have been created by the pandemic and how can companies take advantage of them?

Who Should Attend

Leaders from across the biopharmaceutical industry in clinical operations, business operations, medical and safety, data management and biostatistics.


Panel Participants

Raj Indupuri

Raj Indupuri, MBA

CEO & Co-Founder, eClinical Solutions

Raj has spent the majority of his career supporting clinical data management and programming objectives by introducing and implementing solutions and technologies to accelerate clinical research development.

Joseph Panetta

Joseph Panetta

President & CEO, Biocom Board of Directors

Biocom is the California association that advocates for 1300 companies, service sector firms, universities and research institutes working in the biotechnology and biomedical device arena. 

Joe guides Biocom by setting strategic direction, guiding policy priorities, and championing the biopharmaceutical industry at the local, state, national, and international level.

John Reites

John Reites

President & CEO, Thread Research

Thread enables virtual visits +eCOA to conduct decentralized trials.

John’s career includes 17+ years leading global drug development and healthcare innovation. He was named one of the Top 100 Influencers in Digital Health.

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