BioPharma Strategies Group
Leisa combines executive-level marketing savvy with creativity and a strategic mind to help biotech/pharmaceutical organizations shape brands, strategies, and operations. Her 30 years on the commercial side of major multinational organizations such as Procter & Gamble, Glaxo, and Glaxo Wellcome and biotech startups include analytic, tactical, and strategic roles in domestic and international positions. She holds undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Medical Technology (concentration microbiology), an M.B.A. from The Fuqua School of Business (Duke University), and a certificate in Organizational Development from the University of North Carolina.
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Leisa Dennehy is a power house of strategic and competitive thinking. She quickly synthesizes science and business knowledge into focused actions that drive corporate success in shaping or reshaping brands and operations.
Leisa’s experience ranges from biophysics research in academia to ground-floor startup companies to international commercial strategy in big pharma. With 30 years experience on the commercial side in the pharmaceutical industry in small and large organization, Leisa’s roles has grown from analytic, tactical,strategic to corporate development in both domestic and international positions. After five years in international mid-level executive positions, Leisa comfortably spans countries and levels in organizations to garner buy-in at the top and galvanize action within multi-functional or multi-cultural teams. Leisa is well balanced with academic credentials that include undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Medical Technology from Miami University, an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and a certificate in Organizational Development from the University of North Carolina.
Leisa is best known for her intense focus in meeting objectives and moving the needle on performance expectations such as time-to-market readiness, speed of response to market actions, and her creative — sometimes heretical — approaches to managing brands and assets.
Leisa is founder of BioPharma Strategies Group Inc, which does business under the name BioPharma Consultants. Her recent assignments focus on commercial start up and product launch, private funding and IPO preparations, and on-going C Suite corporate support for startups. In her spare time, Leisa nurtures her gardens and two volunteer organizations in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.