The Stem announces today that its CEO and Founder, Gregg Fisher, was named to the 2016 PharmaVOICE100 list, which recognizes the most inspiring life-sciences industry leaders, as recognized by their peers. Fisher, a former marketing executive, started the N.Y.-based, “networked consultancy” in 2013. In just three years, he has grown The Stem into a global management consulting firm specializing in customer engagement strategy and operations in the health and life sciences sectors.
“I am honored to be included in the PV100 this year alongside such talented and inspiring leaders. PharmaVOICE does a great job supporting innovation and leadership each year. Thank you to all of my colleagues for recognizing the work we are doing.”
The PV100 Criteria
The PharmaVOICE 100 was first launched in 2005, as a means to celebrate the men and women throughout the life-sciences industry who provide inspiration to their peers, colleagues, and companies through their innovative and motivational approaches to addressing the industry’s myriad challenges. A special issue of PharmaVOICE magazine is read by more than 100,000 readers through the print and digital editions. According to PharmaVOICE, it is now a “must-read issue of the year and a hallmark for the industry.”
The Stem’s “Networked Consulting” Model Recognized
PharmaVOICE is recognizing The Stem’s unique “networked model” which brings together hundreds of senior-level independent consultants on-demand providing customized services to global healthcare and life sciences companies in the areas of marketing strategy, customer engagement and digital transformation.
The Stem model provides clients maximum flexibility enabling them the ability to scale up and scale down swiftly. Clients benefit from accessing highly specialized skills and senior talent cost effectively.
Stem consultants, who act as an extension of client teams, average 15 years of experience and operate in four service areas: strategy & innovation, insights & analytics, business process & organization and execution and operations support. This service mix enables The Stem to craft insightful engagement strategies and measure them, as well as guide the implementation of complex omni-channel solutions and help implement customer engagement capabilities.
Stem consultant specialties include multi-channel, medical, social media and branding strategists, big data and analytics experts, program management leaders, business analysts and technologists, regulatory experts, among others.
About Gregg Fisher
Previously, Fisher was Global Managing Director of LBi Health (now part of DigitasLBi), a digital health agency which he founded in 2009 and grew to 50 employees across three offices in the U.S. and Europe. In this capacity, Gregg led the firm’s relationships with major healthcare organizations, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, WebMD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Genzyme and Johnson & Johnson.
Fisher was also Client Partner and Director of Strategy at IconNicholson, a pioneering New York interactive user experience and design boutique, where he established the agency's first strategic planning and media practices. Earlier, Gregg served in account management roles at Modem Media, one of the first digital agencies and BBDO. There, Gregg was responsible for conceiving and leading some of the first digital communication and support programs for major brands including AT&T and Visa. Fisher is a graduate of Cornell University and New York University’s Stern School of Business.
About the Stem
Founded by Gregg Fisher in 2013, The Stem is a global management consulting firm specializing in digital strategy, customer engagement strategy and operations in the Health & Life Sciences sectors. The Stem’s unique “networked model” draws on the industry’s most seasoned independent talent, offering clients a nimble, cost-effective and refreshing alternative to traditional consultancies. The Stem provides brands with specialized expertise in market research, multi-channel strategy, analytics and project management.