Benjamin Weber

🌐 About Me:

Driven by a business mindset, purposeful vision, and a keen understanding of digital advancements, I am an experienced transformative leader in the pharmaceutical industry with a robust scientific background and cross-cultural experience. Throughout my career, I have navigated the pharmaceutical industry value chain, making impactful contributions to all phases of drug discovery and development across multiple therapeutic areas.


πŸš€ Current Role:

As the Vice President of Translational Research in Research & Early Development at Novo Nordisk, I lead biomarker discovery, qualification, and assay development, omics technologies, and translational imaging. I proudly represent Global Translation in Research & Early Development committees.


🌍 Global Leadership Experience:

In my prior roles, including Head of Translational Sciences and Head of Translational Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology Respiratory at Boehringer Ingelheim, I have demonstrated my ability to lead and innovate in dynamic environments.


🌐 Digital Prowess:

My experience extends to successful digital transformations, where I have harnessed technological advancements to optimize processes and decision-making. I am digitally savvy, incorporating data-driven insights and emerging technologies into pharmaceutical R&D.


πŸ’Ό Transferable Skills:

My expertise lies in navigating complexity with calmness and the right sense of urgency, developing and leading individuals and groups, and crafting and executing strategies in the pharmaceutical industry.


🌐 Leadership Philosophy:

I advocate for a healthy work-life balance as a cornerstone for sustainable career success.


πŸŽ“ Educational Background:

I hold a Professional Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Tuebingen, a Master of Statistics from the University of Florida, an Executive Master of Business Administration from Quantic School of Business and Technology, and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Florida.


πŸ† Recognition and Publications:

Honored with the "40 Gators Under 40" outstanding young alumni award by the University of Florida, I have also published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and have been invited to present at prestigious academic institutions and international conferences.