Mike Abbadessa

Senior Director, Medical Affairs - Takeda

Mike Abbadessa has been a  leader in health care and the pharma industry over the past 20 years. He began his career in acute care hospitals, as pharmacist, director, then chief operating officer. For the past 10 years, Mike has been a director in Medical Affairs at Takeda, working in field medical, and recently moving into the Deerfield office. He has earned a reputation as a developer of ideas, people, and organizations. Recent accomplishments include:

  • Novel app developed to capture real-time insights/opinions from KOLs for strategic alignment
  • Implementation of a PMO to optimize functional operations in med affairs
  • Creation of a Data Innovation Center of Excellence (DICE) for analytics and visusalization of multi-channel data streams
  • Innovation & Integration methodology for continuous quality improvement of strategic processes key to the medical function in pharma.

My Sessions

Using Technology to Collect Field Data and Generate Insights

The importance of gathering field insights and opinions to transform into value The creation of a technology platform as a solution for the collection of field data insights The operationalization of captured insights to demonstrate value to stakeholders