BRAD E. FACKLER has over 30 years of commercial and corporate experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He is currently the Founder and Principal of Kinect Point, LLC which provides business consulting services to early-stage companies in the biotechnology and medical device sectors. Prior to starting Kinect Point, he served as Senior Director of the Office of BioHealth and Life Science for the Maryland Department of Commerce where he supported the biotech industry in Maryland. He worked as Executive Vice President, Commercial Operations at Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In that role he was responsible for creating and operating the marketing and sales functions for the company. In addition, he shared responsibility for completing an IPO in 2007 and building the operations to support the newly public company. Previously, he has also held executive management positions for 25 years at Novartis Pharmaceuticals. While at Novartis he held a series of positions of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing and corporate leadership, both in the US and globally. His experience includes leading the launch of seven brands in four therapeutic categories.
Brad holds a BA degree in Life Science from Otterbein University and an MBA in Management from the Leonard Stern School of Business at New York University.