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Robert J. Beckman

Corporate and Commercial Development Expert

Career Highlights

  • Served in executive management leadership in various large and emerging healthcare companies, including those in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, clinical diagnostics, medical technology, manufacturing, and research products

  • Formed The Channel Group, a strategic advisory business focused on transactional activities in healthcare sectors

  • Founder and CEO of Intergen Company

  • Formed Intergen through a management buyout of a division of Armour Pharmaceutical Company and led the company through a series of mergers and acquisitions globally as it became a leading GMP manufacturer of biologics to the biopharmaceutical and clinical diagnostic industries and a developer of research reagents and assays

  • Founder of BIO, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, where he served as a member of the executive committee and Chair of the Emerging Companies Section. He was an active member of BIO's leadership during the period when the industry was in development

  • Participated in negotiations on FDA reform, health care reform, and appeared at the House Ways and Means committee several times

  • Served on public, private, and not for profit boards of directors, including service as Executive Chairman of a medtech company and a member of the executive committee of a public imaging company.

  • Served as a trustee of the New York Medical College

Education

  • BS Pharm, clinical pharmacy: Columbia University