“Sean has played a critical role in the growth of our firm and the success of our west coast office,” said Scott Gilbert, Partner & San Francisco Office Head. “Sean’s expertise across multiple commercial disciplines and industry experience at Genentech are great strengths that will continue to drive our growth.”
Sean brings more than a decade of experience in life sciences strategy, with expertise in global and US pricing & contracting strategy, competitive landscape assessment, revenue forecasting, M&A/licensing transactions, and portfolio strategy. He has a wealth of experience in specialty pharma and biotech markets including oncology, immunology, endocrinology, neuroscience, and anti-infectives. Prior to joining Putnam, Sean was a research scientist in oncology and a consultant at L.E.K. Consulting. He re-joined Putnam in 2015 to help start our office in San Francisco, after several years at Genentech in Market Planning. Sean holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Molecular Biology and a B.A. in History from the University of Texas at Austin.