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The World’s Largest and Highest Acclaimed Life Sciences Event for CFOs, Controllers and Finance Executives

March 20-22, 2019
  • Philadelphia, PA

Joseph Bakutes
Audit and Assurance Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Subin Baral
Life Sciences Transactions Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Silvia Bassily
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Sabrina Basu
External Reporting, Technical Accounting and Internal Controls
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Todd Berry
Assurance Partner and National Co-Leader, Life Sciences
BDO USA LLP

Eric Benson
Audit & Assurance Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

William E. Berry Jr.
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
Stryker

Melissa Bird
Senior Manager, Financial Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Erik Bradbury
Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Larry Breen
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis / Revenue Analytics
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Heather Bresch
CEO
Mylan

Michael L. Briganti
Director, International Business Controls Function Lead
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jeremy C. Brinkerhoff
Managing Director
CFGI

Randy Brown
Principal
PwC Advisory

Matt Busch
Executive Director, Corporate Accounting
Amgen

James C. Canterbury
Principal, EY Risk Advisory
Ernst & Young LLP

Rick Capasso
Executive Director, Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Rhonda Chicko
Chief Financial Officer
Scholar Rock

Andreas Chrysostomou
Managing Director, Global Leader – Healthcare Life Sciences Industry
Duff & Phelps

Blaise Coleman
Chief Financial Officer
Endo

Patrick Coyle
former Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis
Insmed

Toni Lockett Cromwell
Partner
PwC

Meghan Crossman
Director of Technical Accounting
Zoetis

Tom Cunningham
Assistant Controller
Merck & Co

Christine Davine
Deputy Managing Partner – Quality & Professional Practice
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Angela DeVito
Head of Global Business Controls
Bristol-Myers Squibb

James D’Arreca
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Allergan plc

Paul DeBartolo
VP Lead Controller
Pfizer Inc

Gisele Dion
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Takeda

Ryan Dolan
Partner
CFGI

Mark Drozdowski
Partner, National Audit Leader, Life Sciences
KPMG

Jeff Ellis
Partner, Life Sciences Professional Practice Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Cathy Engelbert
CEO
Deloitte

Brian Fields
Partner
KPMG

Aarika Friend, CPA, MBA
Project Manager
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Peter Foster
Manager, Industry Tax Practice
PwC US

Stephen Garbacz
Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations
Spero Therapeutics

Brian Garcia
Chief Technology Officer, EngagedIN;
former CTO, Aetna

Tom Garry
Manager, Core Operations
Pfizer Inc

Tony Gibney
Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Peter Gilmore
Principal, Life Sciences
KPMG

Jenny Gilmore
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tim Gordon
Global Health Sciences and Wellness Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Marla Graeber
Principal, Health Industries People and Change Practice Leader
PwC

Dan Gusz
Head of Product and Strategy
AdhereTech

Mark W. Hahn
Chief Financial Officer
Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jason Helgerson
Fellow
United States of Care

Thomas P. Hess
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Genomind

Rich Holtz
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Dennis Howell
Partner, Life Sciences Professional Practice Deputy Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Joshua Jenkins
Manager, Global Financial Solutions, Record to Report
Pfizer Inc

Brian Jobe
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

James G. Kaiser
Board Member
PCAOB

Dina Katabi
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
Director, MIT Center for Wireless Networks & Mobile Computing
MIT

Steven Katz
President
Steven Katz & Associates, Inc.

Murray Kay
Trainer; former SVP and CFO, Solvay Pharmaceuticals;
former Commercial Controller, AbbVie & Abbott Laboratories

Tim Kocses
Director, Corporate Technical Accounting
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Michael Kostelansky
Director, Global Business Development
Daiichi Sankyo

Arvind Kush
Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jeff Jaramillo
Partner, National SEC Services Practice
BDO USA LLP

Nitin Lalwani
Deals Partner
PwC

Robert W. Liptak
Senior Managing Director
Blackstone Lifesciences

Mike Lombardo
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Daniel Lujan
Senior Manager, Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Kevin MacKay
Vice President,
Global Technical Accounting Advisory Services and Policy
Pfizer Inc

Mitesh Maheshwari
Executive Director, Americas Financial Accounting Advisory
Ernst & Young LLP

Michele Mahon
Senior Director,
Technical Accounting – Accounting Advisory Services
Pfizer Inc

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Janice Mays
Managing Director – Tax Policy Services
PwC US

Kathleen Michael
US Health Industries Tax Leader
PwC

Jill McConnell
Chief Financial Officer
Covance

Candice Cantelli Meklis
Vice President
Archetype

Jeffrey R. Miller
Vice President, Revenue Management
Recro Pharma, Inc.

Alasdair Milton
Vice President, Life Sciences at Parthenon
Ernst & Young LLP

Melanie Morel-Ferris
Controller
Akcea Therapeutics

Fred Munsch
Vice President, Assistant Controller
Bausch Health

Ted Myles
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Christopher Nyers
Partner
CFGI

Robert Owens
Vice President, Chief Accountant
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP
Fellow, Hematology and Oncology
University of Pennsylvania

Dominic Piscitelli
Chief Financial Officer
AnaptysBio

Graham Poles
Partner
PwC

Chris Prentiss
Chief Accounting Officer
Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ravi Raghunathan
Partner
CohnReznick LLP

Joseph J. Reilly
Executive Director & Controller, US Pharmaceuticals
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sasha Richardson
Executive Director – Advisory Lifesciences, Commercial Strategy
Ernst & Young LLP

Stephen Rivera
Vice President,
Global Technical Accounting Advisory Services & Policy
Johnson & Johnson

William Roberts
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Laura Robinette
US Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Assurance Leader
PwC

Amy Rojik
National Assurance Partner
BDO USA LLP

James Rosenberg
Senior Assistant Chief Accountant,
Office of Health Care and Insurance
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Tara Ruggeri
Head, North America Technical Accounting
Sanofi US

Karen Santiago
Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Cynthia Schwalm
retired CEO, Ipsen;
current Biotech Board Member

Jeffrey Schwartz
Managing Director, Life Sciences
Bain Capital

Shurjo K. Sen
Deals Partner
PwC

Jennifer Sharpe
Executive Advisor, Revenue Analytics Collaborative
daVIZta, Inc.

John Sichak
Partner
PwC

Leigh Anne Siino
Director of Sales
daVIZta, Inc.

Alex Smith
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Manmeet S. Soni
Chief Financial Officer
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Joseph Soviero
Executive Director, Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Thomas Spoerel
Vice President of Finance and Controller
BD

Carl Stanzione
Senior Director of Finance, A&D
Johnson & Johnson

Jon Swope
Global Healthcare Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sagar Teotia
Deputy Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Paolo Tombesi
Chief Financial Officer
Insmed Incorporated

Prem Tumkosit
Managing Director, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, LLC
Merck Global Health Innovation Group

Arda Ural, PhD
Partner, Life Sciences, Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Erica Vandell-DeMarco
Director
The Siegfried Group, LLP

Michael Walker
Senior Finance Director
Janssen Research & Development

Zachary Weisbly
Director
PwC

Brian Whisnant
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mary Wilcox
Chief Accounting Officer
Medtronic

Pamela Yanakopulos
Partner, Capital Market and Accounting Advisory
PwC

Jennifer Ziolkowski
Chief Financial Officer
Solid Biosciences

Chen Zur
Principal, US CGP Blockchain practive Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Joseph Bakutes
Audit and Assurance Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Subin Baral
Life Sciences Transactions Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Silvia Bassily
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Sabrina Basu
External Reporting, Technical Accounting and Internal Controls
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Todd Berry
Assurance Partner and National Co-Leader, Life Sciences
BDO USA LLP

Eric Benson
Audit & Assurance Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

William E. Berry Jr.
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
Stryker

Melissa Bird
Senior Manager, Financial Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Erik Bradbury
Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Larry Breen
Director, Financial Planning & Analysis / Revenue Analytics
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals

Heather Bresch
CEO
Mylan

Michael L. Briganti
Director, International Business Controls Function Lead
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jeremy C. Brinkerhoff
Managing Director
CFGI

Randy Brown
Principal
PwC Advisory

Matt Busch
Executive Director, Corporate Accounting
Amgen

James C. Canterbury
Principal, EY Risk Advisory
Ernst & Young LLP

Rick Capasso
Executive Director, Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Rhonda Chicko
Chief Financial Officer
Scholar Rock

Andreas Chrysostomou
Managing Director, Global Leader – Healthcare Life Sciences Industry
Duff & Phelps

Blaise Coleman
Chief Financial Officer
Endo

Patrick Coyle
former Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis
Insmed

Toni Lockett Cromwell
Partner
PwC

Meghan Crossman
Director of Technical Accounting
Zoetis

Tom Cunningham
Assistant Controller
Merck & Co

Christine Davine
Deputy Managing Partner – Quality & Professional Practice
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Angela DeVito
Head of Global Business Controls
Bristol-Myers Squibb

James D’Arreca
Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Allergan plc

Paul DeBartolo
VP Lead Controller
Pfizer Inc

Gisele Dion
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Takeda

Ryan Dolan
Partner
CFGI

Mark Drozdowski
Partner, National Audit Leader, Life Sciences
KPMG

Jeff Ellis
Partner, Life Sciences Professional Practice Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Cathy Engelbert
CEO
Deloitte

Brian Fields
Partner
KPMG

Aarika Friend, CPA, MBA
Project Manager
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Peter Foster
Manager, Industry Tax Practice
PwC US

Stephen Garbacz
Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations
Spero Therapeutics

Brian Garcia
Chief Technology Officer, EngagedIN;
former CTO, Aetna

Tom Garry
Manager, Core Operations
Pfizer Inc

Tony Gibney
Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Peter Gilmore
Principal, Life Sciences
KPMG

Jenny Gilmore
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tim Gordon
Global Health Sciences and Wellness Leader
Ernst & Young LLP

Marla Graeber
Principal, Health Industries People and Change Practice Leader
PwC

Dan Gusz
Head of Product and Strategy
AdhereTech

Mark W. Hahn
Chief Financial Officer
Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jason Helgerson
Fellow
United States of Care

Thomas P. Hess
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Genomind

Rich Holtz
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Dennis Howell
Partner, Life Sciences Professional Practice Deputy Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Joshua Jenkins
Manager, Global Financial Solutions, Record to Report
Pfizer Inc

Brian Jobe
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

James G. Kaiser
Board Member
PCAOB

Dina Katabi
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science;
Director, MIT Center for Wireless Networks & Mobile Computing
MIT

Steven Katz
President
Steven Katz & Associates, Inc.

Murray Kay
Trainer; former SVP and CFO, Solvay Pharmaceuticals;
former Commercial Controller, AbbVie & Abbott Laboratories

Tim Kocses
Director, Corporate Technical Accounting
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Michael Kostelansky
Director, Global Business Development
Daiichi Sankyo

Arvind Kush
Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jeff Jaramillo
Partner, National SEC Services Practice
BDO USA LLP

Nitin Lalwani
Deals Partner
PwC

Robert W. Liptak
Senior Managing Director
Blackstone Lifesciences

Mike Lombardo
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Daniel Lujan
Senior Manager, Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Kevin MacKay
Vice President,
Global Technical Accounting Advisory Services and Policy
Pfizer Inc

Mitesh Maheshwari
Executive Director, Americas Financial Accounting Advisory
Ernst & Young LLP

Michele Mahon
Senior Director,
Technical Accounting – Accounting Advisory Services
Pfizer Inc

Mike Makovec
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Janice Mays
Managing Director – Tax Policy Services
PwC US

Kathleen Michael
US Health Industries Tax Leader
PwC

Jill McConnell
Chief Financial Officer
Covance

Candice Cantelli Meklis
Vice President
Archetype

Jeffrey R. Miller
Vice President, Revenue Management
Recro Pharma, Inc.

Alasdair Milton
Vice President, Life Sciences at Parthenon
Ernst & Young LLP

Melanie Morel-Ferris
Controller
Akcea Therapeutics

Fred Munsch
Vice President, Assistant Controller
Bausch Health

Ted Myles
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Christopher Nyers
Partner
CFGI

Robert Owens
Vice President, Chief Accountant
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP
Fellow, Hematology and Oncology
University of Pennsylvania

Dominic Piscitelli
Chief Financial Officer
AnaptysBio

Graham Poles
Partner
PwC

Chris Prentiss
Chief Accounting Officer
Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ravi Raghunathan
Partner
CohnReznick LLP

Joseph J. Reilly
Executive Director & Controller, US Pharmaceuticals
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Sasha Richardson
Executive Director – Advisory Lifesciences, Commercial Strategy
Ernst & Young LLP

Stephen Rivera
Vice President,
Global Technical Accounting Advisory Services & Policy
Johnson & Johnson

William Roberts
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Laura Robinette
US Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Assurance Leader
PwC

Amy Rojik
National Assurance Partner
BDO USA LLP

James Rosenberg
Senior Assistant Chief Accountant,
Office of Health Care and Insurance
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Tara Ruggeri
Head, North America Technical Accounting
Sanofi US

Karen Santiago
Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Cynthia Schwalm
retired CEO, Ipsen;
current Biotech Board Member

Jeffrey Schwartz
Managing Director, Life Sciences
Bain Capital

Shurjo K. Sen
Deals Partner
PwC

Jennifer Sharpe
Executive Advisor, Revenue Analytics Collaborative
daVIZta, Inc.

John Sichak
Partner
PwC

Leigh Anne Siino
Director of Sales
daVIZta, Inc.

Alex Smith
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Manmeet S. Soni
Chief Financial Officer
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Joseph Soviero
Executive Director, Financial Accounting Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Thomas Spoerel
Vice President of Finance and Controller
BD

Carl Stanzione
Senior Director of Finance, A&D
Johnson & Johnson

Jon Swope
Global Healthcare Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Sagar Teotia
Deputy Chief Accountant
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission

Paolo Tombesi
Chief Financial Officer
Insmed Incorporated

Prem Tumkosit
Managing Director, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, LLC
Merck Global Health Innovation Group

Arda Ural, PhD
Partner, Life Sciences, Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Erica Vandell-DeMarco
Director
The Siegfried Group, LLP

Michael Walker
Senior Finance Director
Janssen Research & Development

Zachary Weisbly
Director
PwC

Brian Whisnant
Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Mary Wilcox
Chief Accounting Officer
Medtronic

Pamela Yanakopulos
Partner, Capital Market and Accounting Advisory
PwC

Jennifer Ziolkowski
Chief Financial Officer
Solid Biosciences

Chen Zur
Principal, US CGP Blockchain practive Leader
Ernst & Young LLP