ENGINEER + MBA
- Ryan Catania
- Manager, Market Analytics
- New Haven, CT & Princeton, NJ
- (203) 479 2092
Experienced Commercial Leadership Development Program2011 - Present
Janssen Pharmaceuticals - Titusville, NJ
Rotated in positions throughout organization, developing deep domain knowledge in the unique challenges facing pharmaceutical marketing while establishing a track record for innovation though insightful data analysis, effective data visualization, and strong cross-functional collaboration
Manager, Digital Analytics, Digital Center of ExcellenceDeveloping processes and tools to capture, analyze and optimize digital marketing efforts through clear measurement planning, analysis and establishing clear business impact metrics and benchmarks. Conducting training sessions and 1:1 meetings with marketing and analytics partners to educate the organization about the potential return from digital channels, encouraging experimentation and providing data based insights.
Manager, Business Analytics, Infectious DiseasesIntroduced novel methods to provide market research, business analytics and competitive intelligence based insights for brand marketing, such as Prediction Markets, Text Link Analysis and Social Media Listening. Received “Standard of Leadership,” “Spirit of Innovation,” and Long Term Incentive awards in recognition of organization-wide impact in creating executive information, knowledge management and decision support systems. Recognized by multiple cross-functional partners with 13 Encore Awards for collaboration and business impact.
Summer Associate, Managed Markets AnalyticsLed a seven person team in the design, development and implementation of access and visualization tools integrating multiple datasets, enabling better tracking of trends in healthcare, epidemiology and coverage.Created series of eLearning courses to improve organizational knowledge about the impact of healthcare reform.
Sr. Quality Engineer2007 - 2010
Covidien Surgical Devices - North Haven, CT
Managed cross functional teams on over 70 validation and process improvement projects for new product launches, new manufacturing processes, equipment modifications and measurement systems analysis resulting in increased manufacturing flexibility while improving product throughput and quality compliance.
Earned Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Certification while leading cost reduction and cycle time improvement projects, resulting in over $16M in cost savings and scrap reduction over 10 years through improved process capability evaluation, developing new sample plans and more timely and accurate defect investigation.
Received recognition for project performance, exceeding expectations, work across business units, commitment to quality and innovation.
Validation Consultant2004 - 2007
Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. - Pomona, CA
Managed validation and qualification consulting projects at a variety of pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic, and cosmetic companies and internal company projects. Coordinated activities, led project teams, and trained personnel.
Developed and Implemented Quality Control System to support validation efforts, procedures include: Software Development Life Cycle, Good Documentation, Change Control, Validation and Study Procedure, Performing Risk Assessments and the applicable forms. Trained users on new procedures. Generated and/or executed requirements, protocols, procedures and summary reports.
Master of Business Administration2012
Yale School Of Management
Received academic distinction (Top 10%) in 18 courses across fields of strategy, marketing, HR, finance, entrepreneurship and operations.
Teaching Assistant for Competitive Strategy, Customer and Employee courses.
Project Manager with Yale Healthcare Club’s Tech Ventures; led a five person team in performing a health economic study for a diagnostic kit produced by JS Genetics.
Designed and organized 2011 YHLC Pharmaceutical Case Competition.
Finished 2nd Place in the Decibio Market Research Competition (DMARC)
Bachelor of Science - Biotechnology2004
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Cumulative GPA 3.7 | Magna Cum Laude
Kellogg’s Scholar, President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s List
Vice President - Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society
MBA Knowledge Areas