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Speaker Programs Summit
March 3-5, 2025
The Logan HotelPhiladelphia, PA

Leo P. Francis, PhD
Chief Operating Officer at Evolution Health Group


An industry leader and recipient of multiple awards and recognitions, Leo has been twice recognized as one of the PharmaVoice100 Most Inspiring Life-Sciences Industry Leaders. Leo’s driving focus is to frame science in a context that creates meaning and relevance for healthcare professionals and their patients across all aspects of therapeutic commercialization.

His career is filled with experiences beginning in international clinical development then through leadership positions with several medical communication agencies, including Global Group President for a portfolio of global medical, marketing research, and advertising agencies, and most recently as Chief Medical Officer at a specialty pharmaceutical company. Leo has led organizational alliances, tactical deployment of medical communication strategies, and value proposition and brand development efforts from clinical study design through market launch (global and affiliate). Notably, Leo has diverse therapeutic area experience including, immuno-oncology, gastroenterology, urology, neurology, cardiovascular, endocrinology, women’s health, allergy, and anti-infectives.

Leo now presides as Chief Operating Officer of Evolution Health Group.

Agenda Sessions

  • Creative Vendor Agency Onboarding and Manufacturer Partnership