Co–founder & Managing Member
Ken Smith is co–founder and Managing Member of Life Science Strategy Group, LLC with over 20 years of life science consulting experience specializing in strategy development, opportunity assessments, new product planning, licensing and partnering and market analytics. Life Science Strategy clients served include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, drug discovery, medical device companies and government and non-profit organizations. He has consulted in numerous therapeutic areas including CNS and neurodegenerative disease, pain management, urology and women’s health, ophthalmology and metabolic disease.
Mr. Smith has worked in the life science industry for over 30 years as a scientist, an industry executive and an experienced consultant. Prior to LSSG, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director at Navigant Consulting and was a Partner at Front Line Strategic Consulting. Prior to Front Line Strategic Consulting, Mr. Smith consulted for Emergent Consulting and was Vice President of Marketing and Sales and General Manager at GSI Lumonics. Life Sciences Division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Smith was Marketing Manager and Product Manager for Bio–Rad Laboratories, Research Associate at Collagen Biomedical and Research Manager at U.C. Davis Medical Sciences Laboratories. He holds a masters degree in business administration.