Michael SarshadDirector of Commercial Advisory Group, Consulting at Syneos Health
Michael Sarshad brings 17 years of healthcare experience to serve customers of the Syneos Health Commercial Advisory Group. Mr. Sarshad has experience in product launch strategy and planning, brand planning, cross-divisional synergies, business development, operational excellence, market access and medical affairs.
Prior to joining Syneos Health, Mr. Sarshad spent time at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals working on projects that involved identifying potential synergies, evaluating merger and acquisition opportunities, helping implement process improvements, performing market research and generating proposals for senior management regarding greenfield opportunities. Prior to this role, Mr. Sarshad was the director of marketing at a multi-million-dollar dermatology practice in Los Angeles.
Mr. Sarshad earned his MBA in pharmaceutical management and marketing with honors from Rutgers University. During his time at Rutgers, he was the president of the Pharmaceutical Management Club and won multiple prestigious pharmaceutical and biotechnology case competitions. He earned his BS in management science and chemistry from the University of California, San Diego.