Cary, North Carolina, United States
Allen is the Founder and a Principal with Life Science Strategies, an international strategic and tactical solutions firm with a focus on helping life science companies solve problems, achieve results and grow their business. Life Science Strategies offers a range of services for emerging, established and expanding companies, with extensive connectivity across the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to this endeavor, Allen was the Bioscience Industrial Development Program Director at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, focused on the creation, retention, and expansion of life science jobs across North Carolina. His career path has also included positions with the International Trade Division of the North Carolina Department of Commerce and more than a decade of industry experience as a drug discovery molecular biologist with Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Amgen. Allen received BS and MS degrees in molecular biology from Western Michigan University and an MBA in biosciences management from North Carolina State University.