Category: Medical Experts

JeanMarie Guenot Has Had a Long and Successful Career in Biotechnology


JeanMarie Guenot has an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton school and a P.H.D from the University of California San Francisco. She has over 20 years’ experience in the field of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Her most recent position was the key operating officer of SKS Ocular before becoming the chief executive officer of Amphivena Therapeutics. Geunot is an expert in licensing of mergers and acquisitions, business development, product development and project management in the areas of oncology, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, and neurology. She has worked in different departments and achieved major milestones.


From her LinkedIn profile, Jean Marie’s business career began with the management of investments belonging to two companies; Atlas Venture and Built Life Sciences while her scientific career began when she served as a principal scientist at Hoffmann –La Roche. Her most appealing achievements are the 50:50 negotiated deal for manufacturing of cancer drugs between Biogen and Idel and licensing the ophthalmic indication to opththotech.


As shown on amphivena’s news/media page, the company is making important strides towards immunotherapy and management of cancer under the management of Geuonot. Amongst the notable developments is the prevention of growth of a malignant tumor in an undisclosed patient using a self-manufactured drug. A first -in-class bi-functional antibody therapy is also on waiting.


JeanMarie Guenot is a trendsetter in the fields of pharmacy and biotechnology. Her charisma and experience are reasons why the companies she leads have exponential growth. Crunch base ranks her as one of the most accomplished technocrats and business -lady in the whole world and a role model to future and existing entrepreneurs.


Her business model is inclusive and diplomatic at the same time. She can handle vital transactions in a short time span with due regard for a procedure in the sensitive field of pharmacy.


Jeanmarie is enough proof that women can also be successful in the corporate ladder and can also achieve exemplary performance in any field they choose to venture in. Her story is one of encouragement and inspiration to both women and men.  Find her on Facebook here: