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Speakers | Pharma Forum 2020

2019 Advisory Committee

A sincere thank you to the 2019 Advisory Committee for their support and guidance in developing the program agenda which continually incorporates fresh ideas, an expert speaking faculty and robust educational sessions aimed at addressing industry’s most pressing challenges.

Danielle Baruch headshot

Danielle Baruch
Key Account Director, Northeast,
Global Sales Americas
IHG

Monica Dickenson headshot

Monica Dickenson, CMP, SMMC
Head,
Global Meetings & Events
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Marlize Eckert headshot

Marlize Eckert, HMCC, HCCP
Head,
Compliance Solutions
GCO Global

Mozelle Goodwin headshot

Mozelle Goodwin, CMP, HMCC
Meeting Planner,
Global Clinical Meeting Planning
Eisai Inc.

Isabelle Gordon headshot

Isabelle Gordon
Head, U.S. Meeting &
Convention Management
Bayer

Sonal Humane headshot

Sonal Humane
Director,
Meeting Management
Merck & Co.

Eric Kreins headshot

Eric Kreins, HMCC
Managing Director,
Strategic Accounts
Hilton Worldwide Sales

Michael Mahoney headshot

Michael Mahoney
Director,
Meeting & Convention Services
Genentech

Stephanie Russo headshot

Stephanie Russo
Global Account Executive
Marriott International

James Vachon headshot

James Vachon, CMM
Associate Director, Events,
Meetings & Conventions
(Former) Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Bonnie Weiss headshot

Bonnie Weiss, HMCC
Global Pharmaceutical
Sales Director
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

2019 Distinguished Faculty

Alain Barathe
Account Director
GCO Global

Danielle Baruch
Key Account Director, Northeast, Global Sales Americas
IHG

Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE
President
Bondurant Consulting

Jody Brandes
Group Manager, Meetings & Convention Services
Genentech

Jeffrey A. Cesari, CMP, HMCC
External Operations Lead, Enterprise Strategy & Business Development
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Valli Ferrara Chapjian
Manager,
Event Strategy & Operations
GSK

Jocelyne Côté
Managing Director
American Express
Meetings & Events

Monica Dickenson, CMP, SMMC
Head,
Global Meetings and Events
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Jennifer Romo Dowd
Manager,
Meetings & Conventions
BioMarin

Munish Duvedi
Consultant
GCO Consultancy

Marlize Eckert, HMCC, HCCP
Head,
Compliance Solutions
GCO Global

Gail Frazer
Vice President, Global Sales,
Corporate Accounts
Marriott International

Mozelle Goodwin, CMP, HMCC
Meeting Planner,
Global Clinical Meeting Planning
Eisai, Inc.

Isabelle Gordon
Head, U.S. Meeting &
Convention Management
Bayer

Kimberly Guida
Global Compliance Lead
Strategic Sourcing &
Enterprise Services (SSES)

Charlotte Hammerbeck
Director,
Meetings Technology
GSK

Michelle Harty, CMP, CMP-HC
Chief Executive Officer
Meeting Sites Pro, Inc. /
SM Squared

Sonal Humane
Director,
Meeting Management
Merck & Co.

Eric Kreins, HMCC
Managing Director,
Strategic Accounts
Hilton Worldwide Sales

Tracey Lane
Owner,
Meeting & Event Planning
The Lane Group, LLC

Susan Lejeune
Vice President, Operations
Maritz Global Events

Shannon Lindgren, CMP, HMCC
Senior Manager,
Meeting Planning
Allergan

Christy Love
Global Process Owner,
Meetings
Eli Lilly and Company

Brian McArdle
Senior Manager,
Strategic Meetings Management
Celgene

Ben Moorsom
CEO & Founder of Neuroscaping
Debut Group

Linda McNairy
VP, Global Operations
& Shared Services
American Express
Meetings & Events

Marnie Oswald, CMP, CSEP, HMCC
Manager, Global
Congresses & Meetings
CSL Behring

Louise Padilla
Offsite Meetings Manager
BCD Meetings & Events/Genentech

Taya Paige, CMM, HMCC
Business Development Manager
ITA Group

Lauren Pasqualone
Co-Founder
LP2 Boutique Agency

Amy Perrone, SMMC, CMM
Manager, Strategic Meetings Management Program
Genentech

Daniel Pradelles
Director EU, Canada, Latin America, Global Privacy Office
Merck Sharp & Dohme

Amy D. Quigley
Senior Director,
Strategic Meeting Planning
Sodexo

Kathleen Radicioni
Group Manager, Meetings
Globus Medical, Inc.

Jill Rankin, CPM
Global Sourcing Associate Director, Category Management
Boehringer Ingelheim

Jim Robinson
President and COO
Alkermes

Claudia Rudkins, CMP, HMCC
Director of Sales,
Corporate Accounts
Hilton Worldwide

Stephanie Russo
HMCC, Global Account Executive
Marriott International

Pat Schaumann,
CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC
President
MEDmeetings IQ

Heather R. Schmidt, CMP, HMCC
Head of Events & Conventions
Philips Image Guided
Therapy Devices

Mark Shrayber
CEO
Muv

Simon St-Germain
Communication and
Marketing Director
Klik

Brian Stewart
Vice President, Sales
innoVia

Andrew Taffin
CEO
Tallen Technology Rentals

James Vachon, CMM
former Associate Director,
Events, Meetings & Conventions
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Felicia Vargas
Manager,
Customer Experience & Marketing,
Worldwide Congress & Meetings
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Bonnie Weiss, HMCC
Global Pharmaceutical
Sales Director
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Stacy Wright, CMP, HMCC
Event Manager,
Congresses & Events
Galderma Laboratories