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How to create alliances to accelerate growth with DR Sharon Ayd

Natalie Benamou March 16, 2021

Speaker Saturday: How to Create Alliances to Accelerate Growth with Dr. Sharon Ayd

Watch this video and learn how to use strategies that will help both executives and entrepreneurs scale their business opportunities.

Dr. Sharon Ayd’s Bio

Life Sciences industry veteran with 30+ years-experience in the development and successful commercialization of bio/pharmaceuticals as well as combination products. A person whose experience includes clinical development, regulatory affairs, go-to-market strategy/operations and product lifecycle management.

I consider myself to be an ethical and highly respected leader. Having a track record in multiple organizations of leading scientific teams to collaborate in development and eventual regulatory approval of nearing 100 applications worldwide, e.g., A/NDAs, 505(b)2, PAS, IND, etc.

After so many successes, the entrepreneur spirit within me led me to become the CEO of Ayd BioPharma Consulting Group LLC “Ayd Group” which I founded in 2015. Ayd Group is an entrepreneurial-minded consulting firm that provides technical support and expert advice to Life Sciences companies regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) as well as international regulatory bodies. Ayd Group focuses in the following core areas:

• CMC Strategy &Technical Support
• Preclinical & Regulatory Science
• Clinical and Regulatory Affairs Support
• Quality Systems & Compliance
• Product Lifecycle Management
• Due Diligence

In my prior life I was Chief Scientific Officer and EVP of Pharmaceuticals at Regulatory Compliance Associates LLC (RCA), a consulting firm to life science companies. Prior to joining RCA, I held several senior executive positions including Global VP, Innovation & Development, Fresenius Kabi, where I had direct responsibility for a $2.5B Generic Drug pipeline and was a part of the M&A deal team. Prior to this I was Global VP, One2One, Hospira (now Pfizer) 3rd Party CDMO, where I led an R&D organization of >100 scientists on four continents and had direct P/L responsibility. I have held C-level positions in startup biotech companies while they went through the IPO process and have also held executive positions in mid-sized, to Fortune 100 to multinational corporations.

I have a BS degree in Chemistry and Biology from Northeastern Illinois University, an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Lewis University Graduate School of Management, and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from the University of Illinois. I am an Adjunct Professor, published author, invited speaker, and board member.