The Top 10 Product Development Mistakes - -Jaye Thompson-06/30/2009 - 8:30am

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The Top 10 Product Development Mistakes -
Event Date: 
06/30/2009 - 8:30am
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Jaye Thompson
Event Speaker Title: 
Senior Vice President - Regulatory Affairs
Event Speaker Company: 
inVentiv Clinical Solutions, LLC
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So you’ve landed in an emerging biotechnology/device company and you work hard 20 hours a day and can’t sleep because of the stress and anxiety of your waking hours. In this industry, every day can be like walking in a minefield. What mistakes can you avoid? What pitfalls are lurking around the corner? Jaye Thompson, an entrepreneur who has spent her career watching early stage companies for over two decades, will summarize the top 10 mistakes that emerging life science companies make.

Dr. Jaye Thompson has more than 20 years of experience in the clinical research industry. At inVentiv Clinical Solutions, she is responsible for regulatory affairs and assisting emerging technology companies. In addition, she is the senior executive in the office located in The Woodlands, Texas.
Prior to its acquisition by inVentiv, Dr. Thompson was President and Founder of SYNERGOS, Inc, a leading clinical research organization based in Houston, Texas. Under her leadership, SYNERGOS grew consistently year after year, gaining a reputation as one of the foremost clinical research organizations in the region. She started her career as a Biostatistician and Project Leader for Applied Logic Associates.
Dr. Thompson has advised a number of leading life science companies on strategic planning and clinical product development. She has directed and managed statistical analysis, data management, report writing, and conduct of clinical trials for a wide variety of indications. In addition, she has been actively involved in over 200 clinical trials for drugs, biologics, and devices. She has directed and managed the data management, statistical analysis and report writing for multiple FDA submissions, including 6 NDAs and 3 PMAs. Moreover, she frequently represents Sponsor companies at FDA meetings and advisory committee meetings and teleconferences.
Dr. Thompson holds a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from Texas A&M University and an MS and a PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She serves on the Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization Executive Board, the MD Anderson Technology Review Committee and the BioHouston Associate Advisory Board, the Houston Community College Biotech Advisory Committee, the Lone Star College Biotechnology Advisory Board, and the BioHouston Associate Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Society for Clinical Trials, the Drug Information Association, and the American Statistical Association.