25 Oct 2018 by AXXELIS
Stephane has 25 years of experience in data and system management and strategic innovation in drug development. At Roche, Stephane led the Strategic Innovation Hub. Key deliverables included agreeing the digital healthcare strategy, structure and network to support innovative activities and projects. He also, introduced a patient-centric approach in Clinical Trial design, including digital health capabilities. As Head of the Global Data and System Management Services, he successfully outsourced capabilities to India, led the development of the Roche Pharma Information Landscape and the integration of systems and teams after merger.
What were the key factors that drew you to become a partner in Axxelis?
The main driver was certainly the vision of the very enthusiastic founder in building a company and network which:
– brings together experts from Drug Research and Development
– is able to provide their many years of Pharma/Biotech insights and experience to companies which are willing to innovate and make a difference in their business to bring drugs to patients more quickly and safely.
How do you see the relationship between yourself and Axxelis developing over the short to medium term?
Axxelis is a young and growing company. Experts joined from across the drug discover-development-commercial value chain to share their expertise, know-how and vision. It is a concentration of talented and well-recognised individuals within Pharma and Biotech. Being part of it is an honour and a privilege. A way to further develop ourselves, enhance Axxelis strength, expertise and network. Through the established network, there is also this additional opportunity to meet and discuss with external Medical and Thought leaders.
How do you envisage Axxelis making an impact within the life-science industry?
Axxelis is unique in a way that it brings recognised experts from different fields together to provide the best support and services to Life-Science industry. Axxelis being also a “connector”, it allows us to ensure the best talent are brought in to provide the best-in-class support, expertise and information.