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John LaMattina

Former President of R&D at Pfizer; Senior Partner at PureTech Health; Director of Ligand Pharmaceuticals

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John LaMattina Biography

John LaMattina, PhD, is a senior partner at PureTech Health and was previously President of Pfizer Global Research and Development and Senior Vice President of Pfizer, Inc. During his 30 year career at Pfizer Inc., Dr. LaMattina held positions of increasing responsibility for Pfizer Central Research, including Vice President of US Discovery Operations in 1993, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Discovery Operations in 1998 and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Development in 1999.

During Dr. LaMattina’s leadership tenure Pfizer discovered and/or developed a number of important new medicines including Tarceva, Chantix, Zoloft (PTSD), Selzentry and Lyrica along with a number of other medicines currently in late stage development for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and pain. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and U.S. patents. In addition, Dr. LaMattina is the author of “Drug Truths: Dispelling the Myths About Pharma R&D”. Dr. LaMattina received the 1998 Boston College Alumni Award of Excellence in Science and the 2004 American Diabetes Association Award for Leadership and Commitment in the Fight Against Diabetes. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire in 2007.

In 2010 he was the recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Earle B. Barnes Award for Leadership in Chemical Research Management. Dr. LaMattina received a B.S. in Chemistry from Boston College in 1971, and received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire in 1975.

He then moved on to Princeton University as a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Professor E. C. Taylor. Dr. LaMattina serves on the Board of Directors of PureTech Health, Ziarco Pharmaceuticals, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Vedanta Biosciences, is Chairman of the Board of Gelesis, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Trevena pharmaceuticals. He is the author of Devalued and Distrusted – Can the pharmaceutical industry restore its broken image? and an author of the Drug Truths blog at Forbes.com.

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Devalued and Distrusted: Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore its Broken Image?

Devalued and Distrusted: Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore its Broken Image?

The Dose Makes the Poison: A Plain-Language Guide to Toxicology, 3rd Edition

The Dose Makes the Poison: A Plain-Language Guide to Toxicology, 3rd Edition

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Former President of R&D at Pfizer; Senior Partner at PureTech Health; Director of Ligand Pharmaceuticals

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John LaMattina Biography

John LaMattina, PhD, is a senior partner at PureTech Health and was previously President of Pfizer Global Research and Development and Senior Vice President of Pfizer, Inc. During his 30 year career at Pfizer Inc., Dr. LaMattina held positions of increasing responsibility for Pfizer Central Research, including Vice President of US Discovery Operations in 1993, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Discovery Operations in 1998 and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Development in 1999.

During Dr. LaMattina’s leadership tenure Pfizer discovered and/or developed a number of important new medicines including Tarceva, Chantix, Zoloft (PTSD), Selzentry and Lyrica along with a number of other medicines currently in late stage development for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and pain. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and U.S. patents. In addition, Dr. LaMattina is the author of “Drug Truths: Dispelling the Myths About Pharma R&D”. Dr. LaMattina received the 1998 Boston College Alumni Award of Excellence in Science and the 2004 American Diabetes Association Award for Leadership and Commitment in the Fight Against Diabetes. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire in 2007.

In 2010 he was the recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Earle B. Barnes Award for Leadership in Chemical Research Management. Dr. LaMattina received a B.S. in Chemistry from Boston College in 1971, and received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire in 1975.

He then moved on to Princeton University as a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Professor E. C. Taylor. Dr. LaMattina serves on the Board of Directors of PureTech Health, Ziarco Pharmaceuticals, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Vedanta Biosciences, is Chairman of the Board of Gelesis, and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Trevena pharmaceuticals. He is the author of Devalued and Distrusted – Can the pharmaceutical industry restore its broken image? and an author of the Drug Truths blog at Forbes.com.

John LaMattina Videos

  • Partnerships TV: John LaMattina, Contributor, Forbes
    In this episode of Partnerships TV, John LaMattina, Senior Partner, PureTech Ventures, Former President, Pfizer Global R&D, Contributor, Forbes...

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  • How to book John LaMattina?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like John LaMattina for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for John LaMattina, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for John LaMattina or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book John LaMattina?

    Booking fees for John LaMattina, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire John LaMattina, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for John LaMattina?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like John LaMattina for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book John LaMattina for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent John LaMattina or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John LaMattina or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

John LaMattina is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book John LaMattina for your event is available upon request. John LaMattina generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Joel Selanikio, Greg Friberg, Ray Kurzweil, Esther Dyson and Daniel Burrus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John LaMattina for an upcoming live or virtual event.

John LaMattina Speaker Videos

  • Partnerships TV: John LaMattina, Contributor, Forbes
    In this episode of Partnerships TV, John LaMattina, Senior Partner, PureTech Ventures, Former President, Pfizer Global R&D, Contributor, Forbes discusses acquisitions in the Pharma space and the...

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