Jonathan M. NugentVice President – Innovation and Technology
The Birmingham Business Alliance
Jon Nugent is a technology executive with more than 25 years of experience developing innovative business strategies for leading companies in North America and Europe. He spent the first fifteen years of his career in New York working in finance at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and then as the Senior Vice President of Burns McClellan, Inc., the largest privately-owned healthcare consultancy in the United States.
He has a proven track record in the creation of results-oriented partnering strategies for biotechnology and hi-tech companies and; through his work with corporations, including Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., and Bayer AG, he has led or played a significant role in mergers, acquisitions, divestments, corporate alliances, licensing arrangements, corporate restructurings, and operational turnarounds. Working closely with Wall Street, Mr. Nugent developed successful investor strategies for over 200 technology companies, raising in excess of $2 billion for his clients. He has worked in senior positions at companies including Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, ARYx Therapeutics, and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals.