After our summer break we are starting with a super interesting guest who is the Co-Founder and Global Head of the the BIOME, which is the innovation lab of biotech and Pharma giant Novartis.
Jacob LaPorte started his career with a PhD in Biochemistry at Harvard University working on the optimization of drug discovery.
In this episode we are talking about Jacob's journey and the story behind Novartis approach on building and pushing innovation capabilities. We cover the challenges of accelerating digital within the pharmaceutical industry as well as the strategy of scaling the impact of an innovation lab globally. Beyond that we also cover interesting start-ups and the approach the BIOME is taking towards creating collaboration initiative quickly and efficient.
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