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Partners & Principals

Consulting Team


Partners & Principals

Phillip E. Benson, Partner
  • Education: MBA, Marketing, Western Michigan University
  • Previous Experience: President, RxAcumen Consulting LLC; Product Director, Genentech; Exec. Director, Market Analytics & Business Strategy, Roche; National Account Manager, Trade & Prof. Relations, Roche; Director of Client Service, Ziment Associates
  • Practice Areas: Commercial Strategy Development, Forecasting, New Product Planning, Pricing & Reimbursement, Primary Market Research
  • Therapeutic Areas: Dermatology, Diabetes / Metabolic Disorders, Diagnostics, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology / Renal Disease, Neuroscience, Obesity, Respiratory, Rheumatology, Urology,
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Mike Kaestle, Partner
  • Education: MBA, University of Chicago
  • Previous Experience: Crabtree Capital, National Economic Research Associates
  • Practice Areas: Pricing, Quantitative methods, Launch Planning
  • Therapeutic Areas: CNS / Psych, Devices, Infectious Disease, Inflammatory Disease, Musculoskeletal Disease, Oncology, Pain / Analgesia, Respiratory, Specialty Pharmaceuticals,
  • Email Mike
Chris Schneider, Partner
  • Education: MBA, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business; BS, United States Naval Academy
  • Previous Experience: Senior VP, Group Leader, Ipsos Healthcare; Executive VP, Client Strategies, Roger Green and Associates; Global Business Development Director, Roche; Economic Analysis Manager, Strategic Pricing and Customer Development, Roche; Finance Manager, Pfizer
  • Practice Areas: Commercial Strategy Development, Forecasting, Asset/Pipeline Valuation, Clinical Development and Indication Prioritization, Market Access and Pricing, Primary Market Research
  • Therapeutic Areas: Diabetes / Metabolic Disorders, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology / Renal Disease, Neuroscience, Obesity, Oncology, Respiratory, Rheumatology,
  • Email Chris

Consulting Team

Matthew Birnbaum , Senior Analyst
  • Education: BS, Chemistry, Emory University
  • Previous Experience: Research Specialist, Regeneron Pharma
  • Practice Areas: Secondary Research and Analysis
  • Therapeutic Areas: Antibodies, CNS / Psych, Diagnostics, Infectious Disease, Molecular Diagnostics,
Victor Bourget, Analyst
  • Education: BS, Financial Mathematics, Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Previous Experience:
  • Practice Areas: Secondary Analysis, Primary Market Research
  • Therapeutic Areas: Autoimmune Diseases, Nephrology / Renal Disease, Oncology,
Alissa D. Clear, Analyst
  • Education: PhD, Biology, Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences at City of Hope; BS, Biology, Purdue
  • Previous Experience: Postdoctoral Research
  • Practice Areas: Secondary Research and Analysis
  • Therapeutic Areas: Infectious Disease, Nutraceuticals, Oncology,
Devon Healy, Consultant
  • Education: MSc, International Development, University of Bath; BA, History, Colgate University
  • Previous Experience: Account Manager, Ipsos
  • Practice Areas: Commercial Strategy, Forecasting, Quantitative Methods, Primary Market Research, Investment Due Diligence
  • Therapeutic Areas: Autoimmune Diseases, Dyslipidemia, Hematology, Hemophilia / Blood Disorders, Immuno-oncology, Oncology, Rheumatology,
Adam M. Metts, Analyst
  • Education: MS, Chemistry, Vanderbilt University; BA, Chemistry, Washington University
  • Previous Experience: Graduate Research Assistant
  • Practice Areas:
  • Therapeutic Areas: CNS / Psych, Pharmacology / Pharmacokinetics,
Ethan N. Trana, Senior Analyst
  • Education: PhD, Chemistry, Northwestern University; BS, Chemistry and Mathematics, University of Arkansas at Monticello
  • Previous Experience: Associate Medical Writer
  • Practice Areas: Quantitative Methods; Primary Market Research
  • Therapeutic Areas: Neurology / Movement Disorders, Oncology, Opioid / Substance Use Disorders, Pharmacology / Pharmacokinetics,