Jim Siti

Senior Consultant

Jim initially joined the BDF team in 2000 after working with BDF professionals in the launch of a cardiovascular device portfolio and division at Johnson & Johnson.  He has worked exclusively in healthcare and consulting over the course of his professional career since 1992 and brings fourteen years of post-MBA experience in life sciences consulting, management and business development to the firm.  Jim has worked with a wide range of major pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare provider clients including Pfizer, Merck, Novartis, Sanofi Aventis, Medtronic, and Boston Scientific as well as many small to mid-size organizations and healthcare startups.  His most recent efforts have been focused on market assessments, product evaluation and commercialization, and transaction analysis and support including closing of four recent financings.

Background

  • Established track record as engagement leader in the areas of strategic planning, product evaluation and commercialization, and opportunity assessment
  • Led and executed engagements across therapeutic categories including oncology, cardiovascular, metabolic and infectious disease, critical care and pediatric medicine
  • Business development, funding and transaction execution experience with biotech, medical device, pharmaceutical and healthcare information technology start-ups and commercial stage organizations
  • Led projects in the development of programs to generate clinical data and proof of concepts for early stage life sciences products and technologies

Prior affiliations

  • Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Infusion Pharmaceutical Consulting
  • Healthology iVillage / NBC Universal
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Operation Smile Inc.

Education and Certifications

  • MBA, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • MBA Exchange, ESADE University, Barcelona, Spain
  • B.S., Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
  • Certified Project Management Professional (Project Management Institute)