Broad drug development expertise with over 20 years of commercial, strategic and transactional experience from private equity, management consulting, BD&L and technology licensing and from co-founding Asten BioPharma Advisors, a New York City based healthcare consultancy. PhD in Pharmacology from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences and a BA from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences.
Experience in both science and business has provided proficiency in multiple areas of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry including opportunity assessment and selection, product diligence, primary and secondary market research, sales forecasting, market access clinical trial management, regulatory affairs and intellectual property. Worked with global companies of various sizes on their strategic assessments and plans as well as specific opportunity assessments in addition to M&A and licensing advisory work. Demonstrated ability to distill scientific and clinical data into commercial value generation and plan program strategy accordingly.
Track record reflects a strong history of structuring and completing successful business deals from the perspective of big Pharma (Novartis), as a licensing/M&A consultant to small biotech (Asten BioPharma Advisors), from academia (Mount Sinai) and as an investor (Symphony Capital) providing transactional experience with the insight of various stakeholders. Responsible for prospecting and evaluating hundreds of BD&L/M&A opportunity assessments throughout my career with extensive experience in opportunity identification, asset valuation, financial modeling, deal structure, contract drafting and term negotiations. Successfully negotiated over 150 academic and commercial agreements.
Jordan joined Smedvig Capital in 2005 from Bain & Company where he worked on major European buyouts with leading private equity funds. Whilst at Bain he also worked on a wide range of corporate strategy projects for clients in the business services, information technology and manufacturing industries in London and New York. Prior to joining Bain, he was co-founder of revise.it, an online education business. Jordan has a First Class MA in Economics and Management from Oxford University.