PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that Barry Greene, president at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, and Andy Schmeltz, global president and general manager of oncology at Pfizer Inc., will be featured keynote speakers at the 2020 Veeva Commercial & Medical Summit Online. Alnylam and Pfizer are at the forefront of scientific discovery that is transforming life sciences and society with breakthroughs in oncology and specialty medicines.
Alnylam has developed a new class of medicines called RNAi therapeutics. In 2018, the company received the first-ever approval of an RNAi therapeutic by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Over the past decade, Pfizer’s oncology division has significantly grown its portfolio and taken bold new approaches to translate scientific research into effective medicines for people living with cancer.
Greene and Schmeltz will participate in fireside chats to share insights on the evolving commercial model and healthcare system driven by acceleration in science and the industry’s push toward patient-centric care.
2020 Veeva Summit Online will feature more than 60 live and on-demand sessions, June 9-10. Speakers from the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and biotechs will discuss the rapid shift to new digital engagement models that are enabling organizations to better connect with doctors and their healthcare organizations delivering care to patients. And for the first time, Veeva Summit will feature a track for brand marketers to learn and share best practices for digital marketing, privacy, and patient analytics.
Commercial leaders from more than 25 companies are presenting, including Alnylam, Antares Pharma, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Biogen, Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, EMD Serono, Flexion Therapeutics, Galderma, GSK, Immunomedics, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies (U.S.), Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Strongbridge Biopharma, Taiho Oncology, Inc., and Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC.
This year’s event is sponsored by 40 leading services, technology, and content partners. Platinum sponsors are Aktana, Deloitte, Qlik, Salesforce, and ZS Associates. Gold sponsors are Conexus Solutions, Inc., Framework Solutions, HealthSTAR Strategic Engagements, Knipper, LPW Training Services, Mavens, NAVOMI, OwnBackup, and Viseven.
Veeva Summit Online is only open to life sciences industry professionals. Register for the virtual event at veeva.com/Summit.
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