Janet joined Defined Health in 2008, bringing over 17 years of large pharma experience to the company. Since joining, Janet has assumed a leadership role for Defined Health’s product search and evaluation business, working collaboratively with the therapeutic area heads. She has led development of a proprietary internal database management software tool to facilitate compound and company assessments.
Janet previously spent 6 years at Hoffmann-La Roche as a Manager of Market Intelligence in the Pharma Partnering division, focusing on information management and analysis for Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances. There she was involved in and led a number of competitive landscape, company profile and pipeline analysis projects. Prior to Roche, Janet spent 11 years at Eli Lilly & Company, first as an electrophysiologist in the Neuroscience division, and subsequently assuming senior associate positions with increasing responsibility in Research Acquisition and Corporate Strategic Analysis supporting in-licensing activities and senior management strategic decisions. Janet spent 6 years in academia working on electrophysiological and behavioral studies in the area of drug withdrawal.
Janet has Bachelor degrees in Biological Sciences and Psychology from Southern Illinois University. She is a member of the Licensing Executives Society, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, and Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals.