The LPA is pleased to welcome back Josh Waldman and Steve Willoughby from the Cleveland Research Company, who will discuss the following:
Overview of 2019 performance - An overview of how the industry performed in 2019 with a focus on major end markets and geographies. They will review the major themes that Cleveland Research believes influenced demand through the year.
2020 Outlook - 2020 outlook by end market and geography highlighting the markets they believe members could see change in 2020 and why.
Is The Life Science Tools Market Beginning To Bifurcate? – A look into two newer markets (Biologics and Cannabis markets) that appear to be separating themselves from the rest and are accounting for a large percentage of overall industry growth. They will discuss the recent impact of these markets to the overall growth of the industry and provide their insight on whether recent growth rates are sustainable.
The breakfast will close with a Q&A session.
About Josh Waldman
Josh is currently a Research Associate at the research firm, Cleveland Research Company (CRC) where he and his team are responsible for coverage of the Life Science, Managed Care and Ophthalmology industries. Prior to CRC, Josh held a business development position at Forest Labs (now Allergan) in addition to working with several early stage biotech start-ups where he held both business development and benchtop research positions.
Josh holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences with a focus on transplantation immunology, and an MBA from the University of Toledo. He completed his undergraduate work in biochemistry at Bowling Green State University. He currently lives in Pepper Pike, OH with his wife Erin and daughter Charlotte.
About Steve Willoughby
Steve is currently a Senior Analyst and Partner at the research firm, Cleveland Research Company (CRC). Steve’s areas of focus include the Life Science, Ophthalmology, and Managed Care sectors. He previously was a Research Associate at CRC covering the Hospital, Surgery Center, and Dental industries. Prior to being a founding member of CRC, Steve worked as both a Research Associate and Market Research Associate at the equity research firm, FTN Midwest, covering the Hospital, Surgery Center, Dental, Consumer Electronics, and Consumer Discretionary industries. Steve graduated from Miami University (of Ohio) with a degree in Finance. He currently lives in Pepper Pike, OH with his wife Morgan, daughters Vera & Rose, and son John.
CRC is an independent research firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. The company has a reputation for exceptional ground-level intelligence across the consumer, agriculture, industrial, healthcare, retail, foodservice, and technology industries.