Rosen BioScience Strategies

Michael S. Rosen is Senior Vice President, New Business Development for the Science + Technology Group at Forest City Enterprises, a NYSE-traded national real estate development company which develops and builds bioscience parks across the U.S.  Mr. Rosen works with key research universities affiliated with Forest City bioparks, such as Northwestern University in Chicago, Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and MIT in Boston, and endeavors to bring life science companies from Europe, Asia, Latin America, India, Israel, and Canada into these parks.

During his thirty-nine years in the life sciences industry, he held management positions with Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Searle/Monsanto, while living in Japan, Latin America, and Europe, and worked extensively in Canada, Israel, and Asia. Mr. Rosen has been President/CEO of European and U.S. biotech and medical device companies; he founded Rosen Bioscience Management to provide CEO services to start-up life science companies including a Univ. of Wisconsin diagnostics company developing biomarkers for kidney disease, a Univ. of Illinois company developing new cancer vaccines and a woundcare company from Michael Reese Hospital. He was President/CEO of the cancer products company Endorex which he listed on the Amex. Prior to that, he was CEO of the cancer products company PharmaMar located in Madrid, Spain and Cambridge, Mass. Mr. Rosen is a founder, former Vice-Chairman and current board member of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (IBIO) and co-chairman of the board of the predecessor organization, the Chicago Biotechnology Network Association. In addition to IBIO, Mr. Rosen is a member of the board and Sr. Vice-President of the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce – Chicago, and co-chairs its Life Science Practice Group. He is a member of the Industry Advisory Board for Northwestern University’s Masters of Biotechnology Program as well as Professor of International Management and Marketing at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management; where he has led their annual program in Brazil (at the Business School of Sao Paulo) for the last 7 years.

He received his B.A. in Sociology and International Relations from Beloit College and an M.B.A. in International Business from the University of Miami and graduate studies at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Business, Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan) and Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria (Santiago, Chile)

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