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Speakers | Pharma Forum 2018

Distinguished Speaking Faculty

Michelle Bartolone, CMP-HC
Chief Executive Officer
Meeting Sites Pro, Inc.

Jacqueline Beaulieu, HMCC
Director, Strategic Marketing & Client Engagement
Poretta & Orr, Inc.

Rolf Benirschke
Founder, Grateful Patient Project;
Former Placekicker,
San Diego Chargers

Betsy Bondurant, CMM, CTE, HMCC
President
Bondurant Consulting

Jeffrey A. Cesari, CMP, HMCC
Worldwide Congress Manager,
Global HCP, Congress &
Meetings Management,
Worldwide Commercial Operations
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Valli Chapjian
Manager, Conventions
& Meeting Operations
GlaxoSmithKline

Angus Clark
General Manager and Partner
SongDivision

Laurie Cooke, PGDip, RPh, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA)

Jocelyne Côté, SMMC
Global Managing Director
American Express Meetings & Events

Monica Dickenson, CMP, SMMC
Head,
Global Meetings and Events
Shire

Kenneth Dixon
Vice President,
Security & Safety Solutions
Javits Center

Michael Dominguez
Chief Sales Officer
MGM International

Marlize Eckert, HMCC, HCCP
Head Compliance Solutions
GCO
(Global Conference Organisers)

Traci Feliu, HMCC
Manager,
Meetings Management
Novo Nordisk

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

Katie Gallagher
Director, Purchasing
River West Meeting Associates

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

Joshua Gray
President & COO
Eved

Cat Greenleaf
Creator and Host, NBC and
USA Network Show
Talk Stoop

Hara Hawthorne, HMCC
Senior Manager,
Global Clinical Meeting Planning
Eisai Inc.

Julie Hills
Managing Director,
Corporate Group Sales
Hilton

Sonal Humane
Director,
Meeting Management
Merck

Heiner Koppermann
Chief Executive Officer
SwarmWorks, Inc.

Katie Koziol, CMP, HMCC
Director, Client Services
Ashfield Meetings & Events

Jill Kueser, CMP-HC, HMCC
Senior Manager,
Scientific Meetings
Celgene

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

Missy Lawson
Operations Manager
The Lane Group, LLC

Chris Lee
Chief Executive Officer
ACCESS Destination Services

Robin Macario
Senior Manager, Meeting and Convention Services
Genentech

Michael Mahoney
Director, Meeting and
Convention Services
Genentech

Brian McArdle
Senior Manager, Global Procurement, Meeting & Conference Sourcing
Allergan, Inc.

John McCormack
Detective,
Joint Terrorism Task Force
FBI and NYPD

Nicole McCoy, HMCC
Director, Global Sourcing
Bishop McCann

Tina McLaughlin, CMP
Director, Global Operations
American Express
Meetings & Events

Linda McNairy
Vice President, Global Operations and Shared Services
American Express
Meetings & Events

Julie Morey
Global Meetings and
Program Manager
Cogentix Medical

Carmen-Alyce Murray
Owner
CM Meeting & Event
Consultants, LLC

Heather Hansen O’Neill
President
Find Your Fire

Alan Orlob
Vice President,
Global Safety and Security
Marriott International

Taya Paige, CMM, HMCC
Business Development Manager
ITA Group

Meghan Palm, CMP, HMCC
Meeting & Event Planner
Independent Consultant

Jovana Paredes, JD, LLM
Compliance Expert
GCO
(Global Conference Organisers)

Amy Perrone, SMMC, CMM
SMMP and Travel Manager
Genentech

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

Stephanie Russo
Global Account Executive
Marriott International

Kristi Casey Sanders,
CMP, CMM, DES, HMCC
Director, Thought Leadership
Meeting Professionals International

Pat Schaumann,
CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC
Senior Director,
Healthcare Compliance
Maritz Travel — A Maritz Global Events Company

LoriAnn Schreiber
Senior Events Manager
Siemens Healthineers

Mark Shrayber
CEO
Muv

Jonathan Spero, MD
Chief Executive Officer
InHouse Physicians

Janet Sperstad, CMP
Program Director,
Meeting & Event Management
Madison College

Jesse Suglia
Head of Groups and Meetings
IHG

Thomas Sullivan
Editor, Policy and Medicine;
Publisher, Life Science
Compliance Update

Brent Turner
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Strategy and Technology
Cramer

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

Michael Varlotta
Senior Director,
Medical Education
Janssen Biotech, Inc

Julie Walker
Partner, Healthcare
Cramer

Bonnie Weiss, HMCC
Global Pharmaceutical
Sales Director
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

2018 Advisory Committee

A sincere thank you to the 2018 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
Market Meeting Director
IHG

Monica Dickenson headshot

Monica Dickenson, CMP, SMMC
Head,
Global Meetings & Events
Shire

Mozelle Goodwin headshot

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

Isabelle Gordon headshot

Isabelle Gordon
Deputy Director, Meeting &
Convention Management
Bayer U.S.

Julie Hills headshot

Julie Hills
Managing Director,
Corporate Group Sales
Hilton Worldwide

Sonal Humane headshot

Sonal Humane
Director,
Meeting Management
Merck

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
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Bonnie Weiss headshot

Bonnie Weiss, HMCC
Global Pharmaceutical
Sales Director
Hyatt Hotels Corporation