Lyn Baranowski joined Altavant with 15+ years of experience spanning biotech, big pharma and venture capital firms. She has significant experience leading commercial, transactional, financing and strategic functions as well as cross-functional teams across a diversity of product portfolios and therapeutic areas.
Prior to Altavant, she served as senior vice president, corporate development & strategy at Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. where she helped guide the company through many corporate milestones including FDA approval of the company’s lead drug, a successful corporate public listing, and an acquisition of a key business unit from the Medicines Company. Prior to that role, Ms. Baranowski served as vice president of commercial development at Pearl Therapeutics which successfully developed a portfolio of COPD drugs prior to its sale to AstraZeneca for $1.15 Billion in 2013. She also worked as vice president of Vatera Healthcare, a healthcare-focused private equity / venture capital firm based in New York, and in a variety of business development, marketing and public affairs / policy roles with Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from American University.