James Sapirstein has served over thirty five years in the pharmaceutical industry as well as thirty years in business management. He has been part of almost two dozen product launches and lead several large and small organizations with different levels of P&L responsibility. He started his career in sales and managed several sales and marketing organizations over his career. He has co-founded smaller companies and has been involved in several merger and acquisition deals over his career. He has held several CEO positions for publicly traded companies, most recently at AzurRx BioPharma. His skill sets include strategic planning, marketing and growing revenue streams.
Mr. Sapirstein received an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1997, and a BS (Pharmacy) from Rutgers University in 1984. He was named as a Finalist for Ernst&Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2015 as well as in 2016.
Mr. Sapirstein holds board positions on Enochian Biosciences (ENOB), and Leading Biosciences. He was Chairman of the Board for BioNJ, an association of biopharma industries in New Jersey from Feb 2017-Feb 2019. In addition, he is a Board Director for BIO, the leading Biopharma Industries Organization promoting public policy and networking in the healthcare space, where he sits on both the Health Section and Emerging Companies Section Governing Boards.
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