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Headland Strategy Group is a consultancy based in the San Francisco Bay Area that serves healthcare executives in the C-suite, Commercial, Corporate Development (BD/M&A), and R&D functions.  Our clients lead some of the most innovative firms in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices.  We uniquely offer a hybrid growth strategy model (spanning Commercial, BD/M&A, and R&D/Portfolio) combined with deep expertise and flexible, empathic, results-oriented service.

 
 

Performance

17

clients served in the past year

33

projects completed in the past year

75%

of projects based on repeat business

100%

satisfied customers

Quality and integrity

We aspire to do what’s right and ethical to help our clients with thoughtful, bespoke analysis and strategic advice. We have more expertise and quality staff than big firms. We have more growth strategy capabilities and flexibility than typical life sciences consultancies.

 
 

Services

We offer three core services:

  • Commercial Strategy

  • Corporate Development

  • Portfolio, R&D Strategy

Clients

We serve some of the most innovative firms on the planet

Examples of our clients include: 

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Disease Areas

Our expertise covers a wide range of disease areas:

  • Oncology: solid, liquid

  • Hematology

  • Respiratory

  • Rheumatology and dermatology

  • Ophthalmology

  • Neurology

  • Gastroenterology and liver

  • Infectious disease

  • Nephrology

  • Cardiovascular

  • Ultra rate diseases

  • Others

Leadership

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Andrew McKee

Andrew has over 15 years’ experience in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and other healthcare sectors. His team specializes in growth strategy projects pertaining to cutting-edge medical technologies and spanning nearly every therapeutic area undergoing innovation.  He loves to build relationships, lead teams, teach, and work on difficult projects. 

His background includes having worked for McKinsey and Company, Google, and Genentech.  He holds B.S.E. and M.D. degrees from Duke University.  He is a husband, father, mindfulness meditator, professional saxophonist, published writer, former scientist, and licensed patent holder.

Andrew is available for public speaking engagements regarding commercial strategy, BD/M&A strategy, pipeline and R&D growth strategy, management consulting, work-life balance, mentoring, and personal development.

Founder, CEO, and President

andrew@headlandstrategy.com

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OUR TEAM

We hire quality staff with deep expertise and strong educational backgrounds in science, engineering, and medicine. We are equipped  to tackle any client needs in a  broad range of therapeutic areas and technologies.  

Ken Shimokawa, PhD
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Sr. Engagement Manager

ks@headlandstrategy.com

Rob Shafer, MD
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Engagement Manager

rob@headlandstrategy.com

Heather Rogan, PhD
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Ariel Kantor, BS
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Courtney Gegg, PhD
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Colin Waycott, BS
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Takahira Yamaguchi

Executive Representative, Japan

yamaguchi.tak@headlandstrategy.com

Diana Starr, PhD
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Strategic Partner

diana@headlandstrategy.com

 

CONTACT US

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