San Francisco, CA — January 7, 2016 — Media Alert

Boston Biotech Conferences East/West CEO Conference
L.E.K. Consulting Managing Director Jonathan Kfoury will moderate the "Therapeutic Market Focus: Oncology" panel discussion featuring: Jakob Dupont, Oncomed; Michael King, JMP Securities; Ramesh Kumar, Onconova; Jodie Morrison, Tokai; Steve Sherwin, UCSF, San Francisco General; and Steve Worland, eFFECTOR Therapeutics.
January 9, 2016
Four Seasons Hotel
757 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

4:30 — 5:00 p.m.        

About Jonathan Kfoury:     
Jonathan Kfoury is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s San Francisco office, focused on biopharmaceuticals, medical technology and life sciences. He joined the firm in 2006, and since that time has led an extensive set of engagements with global biopharmaceutical, medical technology and diagnostic clients across human health, animal health and agribusiness markets. Kfoury advises clients on commercial strategy and life-cycle management for in-line products, market access and commercialization planning for pipeline assets, and growth / partnering strategy. With an operating background in both Clinical and Business Development at specialty biopharmaceutical companies, Kfoury brings a hands-on understanding of internal decision-making needs to his advisory work with clients.

In addition to significant experience in immunology, oncology, men's/women's health and CNS/pain management, key interests include growth strategy for antibiotics and infectious-diseases, biosimilars and digital health opportunities.

Prior to joining L.E.K., Kfoury was a Business Development executive for Acusphere and Purdue Pharma, and manager of global Clinical Development for Cubist Pharmaceuticals’ (now Merck) blockbuster antibiotic Cubicin® - the most successful IV antibiotic launched in US history. In addition to global management training at INSEAD, he earned an S.M. in Health Policy & Management from Harvard University, and graduated from Trinity College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience.

About Boston Biotech Conferences:
The Boston Biotech Conferences (BBC) are exclusive, thought-leader forums for senior biopharma executives. Each conference is highly interactive and co-hosted by healthcare industry leaders to foster discussions and facilitate information-sharing, networking and corporate development within the biopharma community.

The East/West CEO Conference is a networking forum for industry CEOs and decision makers in the life sciences. Attendees gain insights from presentations and discussion panels featuring CEOs from several of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. Healthcare investors also attend.

About L.E.K. Consulting: 
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded more than 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to