Prescient Intelligence & Insight
Developing and commercializing a drug is not a static process.
An asset or brand requires ongoing decision support from early Phase II through to the end of its life cycle. Biopharmaceutical companies are continuously required to make decisions based on current conditions and an uncertain future; we provide clarity on both. We focus not only on those events clients can plan for, but also predict and respond to those they cannot.
Eliminating blind spots, embracing best practice and maximizing foresight.
Competitive intelligence and insight leads partner with us to ensure they can offer enhanced decision support to their portfolio and product teams, resulting in their assets and brands being optimally positioned versus the competition.
Members of our specialist teams serve as experts who support your decision making by providing timely and in-depth insight into how changes in competitor activities, market dynamics and stakeholder behavior may affect the strategy or performance of your asset, brand or portfolio. We deliver this highly valued partnership through the following customized solutions:
Competitive Landscape Assessments
Profiling how the therapeutic landscape will evolve over a set period of time and analyzing the resulting opportunities and threats
Enabling you to learn from and respond to your competitors’ clinical development and commercialization strategies
Intelligence Monitoring Programs
Providing ongoing competitor and market insight so you can effectively prepare for internal decisions and external catalysts
Competitor Threat Assessments
Maintaining an evidence-based threat assessment of all products that currently or will compete with your asset, brand or portfolio and analyzing how the threat can be minimized
Current Situation Analysis
Analyzing changes to your competitive and market situation and assessing the potential impact on your strategy
Product and Portfolio Benchmarking
Offering insight into specific areas of competitors’ therapy area strategy, ensuring you optimize your investments
Catalyst and Disruptor Planning
Preparing you to respond effectively to any catalysts or disruptors that may affect your product’s strategy or performance
The Value We Deliver
You need an expert intelligence-gathering partner who has the disease area, functional and market expertise required to develop impactful insight. You want to work with a team that knows your product, your strategy and the kinds of decisions you support. A true partner who is proactive and invests time and thought in understanding you and your specific needs.
You expect intelligence that delivers confidence in the insight. An exceptional network of key external experts and respondents. A robustness of analysis and clarity of presentation. Global coverage and the capacity and stability to scale your relationship.
You know your brand. We know the market. Our shared insights generate powerful results.
Maksim Zorich – Associate Intelligence & Insight, New YorkWhat did you do before joining Prescient?
Full-time grad student while being a full-time quality control technician at a diagnostics laboratoryWhat appealed to you about Prescient?
As a project manager with a passion for being on the forefront of science, who was looking for a dynamic yet challenging work environment, I found the perfect fit with Prescient. The opportunity to be exposed to new and exciting developments in pharmaceuticalsWhat do you do on a day-to-day basis?
Manage several projects, both internally and externally, across major therapeutic areas such as immunology, dermatology and respiratory diseasesWhat is the best part of your work day?
Seeing my teams work through difficult situations collaboratively in order to arrive to a solution that is insightfulWhat do you value about your job?
The opportunity to learn from individuals with a diverse set of backgrounds and experiencesWhat do you like about working with clients?
Knowing I helped them work through a key business need, and having the team’s efforts be recognized by the client (formally or informally)How do you develop your team?
By giving everyone an equal say in all project processes and taking the time to address their needs one-on-oneWhat surprised you about Prescient?
Prescient is a close-knit community that supports each other in all situations
Sonia Rebollo – Senior AssociateIntelligence & Insight, LondonWhat are you passionate about?
I am passionate about life sciences, music and dancing.What did you do before joining Prescient?
I did a PhD at Imperial College London in microbiology and biochemistry.What appealed to you about Prescient?
The fact that it is a growing company focusing on biopharma consulting.What do you do on a day-to-day basis?
I spend much of my day working as part of a team preparing client presentations, and performing secondary and primary research on a great variety of topics to help provide our clients with the information they need to make great decisions.What is the best part of your work day?
To learn something new every day. As a relative newcomer to Prescient I find that I am learning so much every time I come to work.What do you value about your job?
I value the quality of the work Prescient does and how that work helps to support patients through better productsHow do you develop your team/yourself?
Listening to and learning from my excellent colleagues at Prescient.
Ben Doran – Vice PresidentIntelligence & Insight, New YorkWhat are you passionate about?
I am from Derby, England, so I am a diehard Derby County fan, regardless of all the troubles and turmoil over the years! Taking inspiration from the world around me, and seeing how I can apply those learnings to my personal and professional livesWhat did you do before joining Prescient?
Preclinical Project Manager/Translational Scientist, AntisomaWhat appealed to you about Prescient?
Gaining a broader perspective of the pharma/biotech industry and accelerating personal/professional development. A journey of self-discovery, one that I am still on 8 years laterWhat do you value about your job?
Being at the cutting edge of drug development/commercialization and working with a team that has trust and can inspire internally and externallyWhat impact do you feel you are making?
Clients make decisions all the time based on the intelligence that we provide; multiply that by numerous brand/product development teams across projects, then there is an impact so broad it can be difficult to imagine. Sometimes we know exactly what the impact is, but sometimes there could be an internal client stakeholder that makes a decision based on our information and it is gratifying to learn of this, even when it is years laterHow do you develop your team?
Provide an environment that balances freedom and control, empowers the project manager to take project responsibility and creates empathy. The ultimate aim is to achieve complete trust within the team, celebrate coaching and support that drives growth, recognize important nuance that can be an important driver of final delivery, and encourage curiosity/creativity that can be spread company wideHow do you support and nurture talent?
Provide opportunities as often as possible in a safe environment and gradually give more exposure and responsibility as confidence increases. Encourage and support new opportunities don't just give people experiences, but grow their ability to learn and hopefully a path to master their consultative skillsWhat do you like about working with clients?
The ability to learn from multiple clients in different companies, giving broad exposure and opportunities to meet new challenges that are usually unexpected; getting new opportunities for growth, regardless of the client and specific situation.
Vania Galarraga – Engagement ManagerIntelligence & Insight, New YorkWhat are you passionate about?
I love dancing! Danced classical ballet for ~20 yearsWhat did you do before joining Prescient?
Worked in Clinical Research at Mount Sinai HospitalWhat appealed to you about Prescient?
I wanted to work in healthcare consultingWhat do you do on a day-to-day basis?
Research and analyze competitive landscapesWhat is the best part of your work day?
When I get to interact with my coworkers and colleaguesWhat do you value about your job?
Helping my clients shape their decisions, so in turn, they can make a difference with their pharmaceuticalsWhat have you learned?
Lots of things: mostly commercial concepts I wasn’t familiar with beforeWhat impact do you feel you are making?
I help my clients understand the impact competitor decisions have on their businessWhat surprised you about Prescient?
The work environment; it was very welcoming
Jatin Gupta – DirectorIntelligence & Insight, New DelhiWhat appealed to you about Prescient?
The dynamic and fast-paced culture. The wide spectrum of opportunity (type of therapy area, type of project, type of client and so on). The meritocratic structure and recognition of work.What do you spend your time doing?
On the job, making an impact on client strategies, and outside, planning for/participating in adventure sportsWhat do you value about your job?
Various aspects, but the most important for me is the diverse and dynamic nature of the work while being able to materially impact client strategiesWhat impact do you feel you are making?
I am helping pharmaceutical companies plan or improve their businesses, which ultimately has a significant impact on the healthcare communityHow do you develop your team?
Understanding their goals and identifying the best tasks that fit their goals. Providing them opportunities to choose what is best for them. Showing them how things are done (by example)How do you support and nurture talent?
Understand the talent by providing them with diverse opportunities and seeing what attracted them most and where they performed best. Understand their issues and support them in finding a solution. Provide them with specific and logical milestones in achieving their goals and nourishing the talent (and get someone else involved in case I don’t have expertise in identifying talent-specific milestones). I encourage and back them if they take missteps when I see the intent was correct and/or where they feel they aren’t getting acknowledged for achieving their milestonesHow do you turn science into value?
I assess all our findings (science-based or non-science based) for how they impact the overall business objective/issue. If the particular science is relevant to the business issue/objective at-hand then that science’s impact is assessed against its value to the market (which the client is targeting) and how it compares to the competitorsWhat do you like about working with clients?
Being able to help such major companies with their strategies that could directly impact healthcare is the key part. Speaking to executives from different companies, different cultures, different locations and different backgrounds allows a lot of learning. Brainstorming sessions with clients and being able to become a support network with them (at least with some of them who allow us to)
Easha Ghildyal – Associate DirectorIntelligence & Insight, LondonWhat are you passionate about?
Traveling (and food), dancing and readingWhat did you do before joining Prescient?
I worked at 3 pharma companies – J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Abbott – in marketing and commercial roles before joining PrescientWhat appealed to you about Prescient?
Having worked on the client side, I wanted to experience the fast-paced consulting side of business. I wanted to explore the different kinds of challenges that consultants get called upon to tackle and be able to bring in some of my previous expertise into the new jobWhat do you do on a day-to-day basis?
Take up complex business challenges, break them up into smaller achievable tasks, work in teams and execute on them in a timely fashionWhat is the best part of your work day?
Being able to contribute to, lead diverse engagements and shape overall development of the final product that comes out of researchWhat do you value about your job?
I value the opportunities that Prescient offers to each one of us. The open culture of the company allows people to choose their path and the senior management is always willing to nurture those choicesWhat have you learned?
Synthesizing knowledge into a coherent narrative that gives the client a defined path forward is a very important step in the work that we doWhat excites you being part of growing the Advisory business at Prescient?
Being the second member of the Advisory business, it gives me immense pleasure to see the business grow by leaps and bounds. I am excited to see the progress we have made, the quality benchmarks that we have set and the positive feedback we have received from clientsWhat surprised you about Prescient?
The way people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds blend in to create a positive work culture