Putnam Associates and Biotech Connection – Bay Area Case Competition


Join us for a case competition sponsored by Putnam Associates and Biotech Connection- Bay Area! It is a great opportunity for you to combine your scientific analytical skills with business strategy to solve a modern business problem.

Putnam Associates is a premier strategy consulting firm serving biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical device clients, and the private equity/venture capital community. For over 25 years, Putnam Associates has offered objective, high impact strategic advice and analytical services, helping to support clients in crucial business decisions at all stages of the product and franchise lifecycle.

Team Formation:
Each team should have 4 to 5 members. Once you have your team together, please enter your team’s information. If you would like to participate, but haven’t found a team, you may add your name to the second tab of this spreadsheet and we will make sure you get onto a team.

The case competition consists of two events.

Kick-Off Event:
Wednesday, September 20th, 6 to 8pm
Genentech Hall, Genentech Auditorium
600 16th St, San Francisco

Final Case Presentations:
Wednesday, September 27th, 6 to 8pm
Genentech Hall, Genentech Auditorium
600 16th St, San Francisco

Competition Format:

  • 10 minutes for presentation and Q&A
  • 8 – 10 slides
  • All team members must present
  • Business casual attire

Prize:
The first place prize is lunch with a Putnam consultant and a tour of the Putnam Associates SF office.

More about Putnam Associates:
At Putnam, we recruit from top undergraduate and graduate schools, as well as from industry, to build a strong culture and create a leading, innovative firm. We pride ourselves on a team-based approach that is client focused and impact orientated. Our teams work collaboratively on projects resulting in a powerful combination of research skills, analytical capabilities, therapeutic and consulting expertise.  Life Sciences Consultants are a key member of Putnam’s team-based approach.  Working with Managers and Partners, they interact with clients to understand problems, and develop and refine hypotheses to test, structure complex strategic and analytical problems that constitute the core of the team’s work. They are able to leverage their substantial science training to optimize commercial strategies for our clients, and lead the entire team to synthesize analyses into key findings and actionable recommendations and deliverables.  Ranked as one of the top 10 Consulting Firms and top Boutique Firms by Vault, Putnam offers a unique opportunity to develop strong client relationships and acquire extensive knowledge of this dynamic industry.