The Pharmaceutical Industry, the Business and Passion and Focus; JeanMarie Guenot


JeanMarie Guenot works in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She has acquired over 20 years of experience in the field. Her work varies from business advisory, business negotiations, restructuring companies and restoring companies about to collapse. She started her career at Atlas Venture where she was in charge of handling venture capital investments and built life science companies.


Jeanmarie’s invaluable experience enabled her to have a sixth sense in investments. She later trained in physical and medical chemistry where her focus was quantum mechanical and semi-empirical methods for molecular dynamics. Dr. Guenot earned her Ph.D. from the University of California and later her MBA from The Wharton School a branch under the University of Pennsylvania.


Amphivena Therapeutics, Inc. is a preclinical stage company based in California it began operations in 2013. The company’s mission is to eradicate blood cancers with a form of therapy that harnesses patients’ immune systems to destroy tumor cells. As their mission statement suggests, the company is driven to restoring the flow of life.


The company has gathered the most innovative and passionate team to work on the development of these therapies. With her immense experience in this field, Dr. Guenot offers her expertise as the Chief Executive Officer and President.


Among her many accomplishments, the one that stands out the most is the negotiation of a business merger between PD’L and Biogen Idec. She negotiated a 50:50 deal where the companies agreed on co-development and co-commercialization collaboration transactions.


The net worth of the joint venture was $100 million. JeanMarie Guenot says that her drive was for the advancing of medical practices and drugs, which can cure terminal diseases. With this merger, she said that her dreams grew closer to fulfillment.


On her social media, Dr. Guenot is a voice for the medical and pharmaceutical profession. She seeks to find business connections through her professional account on LinkedIn and continually offers advice and mentorship on Twitter. JeanMarie Guenot advises people to identify areas in which they are passionate about and then venture into them. This way they can offer solutions and become successful.

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