2022 Partners

LEAP HR: Life Sciences East participants include senior HR leaders from the most innovative emerging biopharma organisations as well as established life science leaders renowned in the life sciences hubs of Boston, Genetown and other surrounding areas on the East Coast including: 

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Human Capital Solutions, AON
Workshop Partner

The Rewards Solutions practice at Aon empowers business leaders to reimagine their approach to rewards in the digital age through a powerful mix of data, analytics and advisory capabilities. Our colleagues support clients across a full spectrum of needs, including compensation benchmarking, pay and workforce modeling, and expert insights on rewards strategy and plan design. To learn more, visit:


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Expertise Partner

NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing company that successfully blends technology and personal connection to find and hire the right talent for your organization. Whether a company needs help with part of the hiring process — or all of it — NXTThing can create a custom strategy to connect with the right talent, even in a very difficult hiring environment. NXTThing has more than 25 years of experience in the space, client retention rates of more than 99 percent, 100,000+ annual hires, and an unprecedented 24-hour deployment period.



Westwood Wilshire
Expertise Partner

Westwood & Wilshire is the premier talent partner for innovative organizations spanning not-for-profit and for-profit; physician groups to integrated delivery systems;  investor-backed growth companies to multinational Fortune 100 companies. Our three practices areas –Healthcare, Life Sciences, and Technology – together comprise the sectors that are at the forefront of advancing human health. Our practice leaders each bring over 15 years of executive search experience, with deep subject matter expertise and advisory experience across areas that are transforming the healthcare ecosystem.



Advanced RPO
Expertise Partner

At Advanced RPO, we provide recruitment solutions to make hiring easier for you. Our team has supported life sciences companies of all sizes, for a multitude of hiring scenarios, including company start-ups and product launches. Our recruiters are experts in hiring for Scientists, Quality/Compliance, R&D, Commercial positions, and more. Whether it's comprehensive hiring (sourcing candidates to onboarding) or partial hiring support, we have you covered – on-time, top talent, and on budget.


FW Cook

FW Cook
Expertise Partner


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Hosting Partner

For more than 50 years, Taylor Strategy Partners, a Syneos Health® company, has been trusted to find the right talent for clients – identifying the right candidate at the right time, and helping them achieve their talent acquisition goals through our customized life sciences talent solutions—the only industry we serve. TSP is rooted in Search, with additional business efforts concentrated in Recruitment Process Outsourcing, assessments that bring science to our conversations, and engagement tools and brand strategies that enhance the candidate experience. TSP personalizes solutions that are right for your organization.”



Ace up

Panel Partner

AceUp was founded in 2015 by business, HR, coaching and technology professionals who believed in the value of leadership coaching but saw its potential to be more systemic. Today, through strategic partnerships with academia and experts in the science of coaching, a global network of the industry’s most qualified coaches and a scalable technology and analytics platform for building high-performing coaching cultures, AceUp is a leader in enterprise leadership development. Our team is fully committed to the success of our clients and has successfully delivered over tens of thousands of coaching sessions for organizations across five continents.


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Panel Partner

Since 1998, Fairway Consulting Group has solely focused on executive recruiting for the life science industry. We consistently prove our value to clients while working on some of the most important search assignments and company expansions in the industry. We offer domain expertise across all the major functional areas in pharmaceutical and biotech organizations. We are ranked by Forbes as one of the top 200 search firms in America across all specialties, and Hunt Scanlon consistently ranks us as one of the top 50 global firms recruiting in the healthcare domain.


Safety Skills

Safety Skills
Spotlight Partner

SafetySkills is a leading e-learning provider offering an extensive library of OSHA, EHS and HR compliant courses. Our comprehensive Learning Management System allows for assigning interactive training, customizing reports and more. We also offer a complete outcome-based platform combining engaging training with the safety management tools necessary to run an efficient workplace. Over the past 30 years, our award-winning team has deployed over 850 online training titles in multiple languages to organizations around the world.




Spotlight Partner

We help companies improve their organizational effectiveness and leadership impact to drive business results. Our global expertise in HR has helped organizations from Biotechs to Fortune 500 companies build a high-performing work environment with the right infrastructure, capabilities and engagement levels. Our focus areas include:

Culture and Strategy: People Strategy, Strategic Workforce Planning and Culture

Talent Management: Organization and Critical Role Design, Career Architectures, Performance Management and Talent Reviews

Leadership Development: Assessment, Development and Coaching



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Spotlight Partner



Inspired Purpose Coaching

Speed Learning Partner

At Inspired Purpose Coaching, we are on a mission to elevate leaders and equip them with the tools to navigate through change. We guide leaders who are ready to be elevated by clarifying their focus so they can transform their professional lives and realize their true potential. As part of a tailored leadership development program, we offer a mix of one-on-one and group coaching to champion leaders who are willing to dream big and change the game in their industry and beyond. We connect you with what matters most to you, make a more meaningful impact, and connect with your inspired purpose



Exhibition Partner



Exhibition Partner

GQR is an award-winning Life Sciences staffing firm committed to partnering with emerging biotech and pharmaceutical organizations. We believe that each organization has a unique human capital journey. Our mission is to offer turn-key solutions to our partners, and exceptional experience to our candidates. Through GQR’s internal expertise, partnerships, and acquisitions, we provide Talent Acquisition, Talent Advisory, and Talent Technology to support your existing talent team. Our proactive talent sourcing methods and cross-industry network form the centerpiece of our approach, enabling GQR to deliver skills and culture matched talent from research and discovery through to launch and commercial deployment.



Learn IT

Event Partner

Learnit is proud to partner with life science companies to provide flexible learning solutions designed to empower employees today and prepare them for tomorrow. Whether it’s developing managers to become great people leaders, promoting health and wellness in the workplace, or supporting technology adoption, Learnit offers the right training for the right people – right now. Learnit acts as a guide for business leaders to develop a culture of learning and make professional development a priority for their organization.




Pro Unlimited

Event Partner

Serving hundreds of the world’s most recognizable brands, PRO Unlimited offers modern workforce management and a partner ecosystem supported by data, software, intelligence and services to meet your flexible workforce needs. PRO’s Integrated Workforce Management Platform can adapt quickly to regional or industry economic shifts, and provides the speed, scale, flexibility, transparency and expertise to serve as the holistic platform for the modern workforce. Headquartered in Burlingame, California, PRO has helped global brands and organizations achieve operational and financial success for more than 30 years.