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  • Darshan Shah
  • Senior Director, Project and Portfolio Management
  • Incyte Corporation, United States

Pharma industry professional with 18 years in global drug development project management experiences across all Phases of drug development including creation of unified short, medium, and long term product strategies, leading and driving development plan, aligning product strategies with TPPs, leadership of cross-functional teams across multiple therapeutic areas, developing and managing multi-million dollar budgets with timelines ranging from months to multi-years.

Key Competencies: Hands-on drug development project management from Pre-clinical to Submission (NDA, MAA) to global launches in different Therapeutic Areas (Autoimmune, CV, GI, NS, Oncology). Leadership of cross-functional teams made up of Clinical, Commercial, Regulatory, Process R&D, Intellectual Property, Legal, Toxicology, Payer Evidence professionals Expertise in designing, planning, organizing, and leading 1 to 2-day cross-functional team workshops and creating multi-year road maps culminating in strong baseline understanding across the team of strategic and tactical deliverables through major milestones such as Phase 3 investment and Commercial Launch investment. Strong analytical skills with the ability to simplify for broader communication, Lean Sigma oriented, customer-centric, externally focused, unrelenting focus on implementation.

Specialties: Life Cycle Management, Product Strategies, Primary and Secondary Competitive Intelligence.