Building the A-Team: High-Performance C-Suite and Talent

  • co11ab
  • leader, c-suite, talent, biotech, medtech, digitalhealth
  • September 07, 2023
Building the A-Team: High-Performance C-Suite and Talent

Business seminar titled “Building the A-Team: High-Performance C-Suite and Talent” held by co11ab Novena and The Singapore Health Technologies Consortium (HealthTEC.SG) shed light on the crucial aspects of assembling the right team and maximizing their potential. The event emphasized the importance of not only finding the right people but also effectively running the team to achieve organizational goals.

The event commenced with engaging presentations from a diverse panel of experienced individuals. Dr. Pauline Tay, Director at National Health Innovation Centre Singapore (NHIC), delivered a compelling talk, emphasizing the significance of nurturing founder and project leads with tri-competent capabilities (clinical, technical, commercial) within the dynamic biotech and medtech sectors. These insights set the stage for an inspiring panel discussion.

Moderated by Gordon Xiong, Ph.D. (Head, HEALTHTEC.SG), the panel discussion featured Dr. Pauline Tay, Dr. Charles Stacey (President and CEO, Cerecin), and Dr. Manish Sinha (Director, Venture Building, Nanyang Technological University Singapore). The discussion delved into the intricacies of team building, effective leadership, and the nuances of forming the right C-suite. Their insights proved to be a wellspring of invaluable wisdom, leaving attendees feeling inspired.

One significant observation from the event was the maturation of the Healthtech startup ecosystem in Singapore over time. Founders now express a keen interest in attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent, recognizing that great talent is instrumental in steering companies towards success, especially during challenging times.

The event emphasized the pivotal role of assembling a high-performing team and nurturing effective leadership within an organization. The insights shared by industry experts shed light on the roadmap to success in the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare technologies. Attendees were encouraged to stay tuned for more opportunities to explore the art of team building and collaborate to drive success within their respective organizations.

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co11ab Novena (co11ab) is a Bio MedTech incubator – forged through a tripartite alliance between Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR), and National Healthcare Group (NHG) – which aims to nurture and support the translational development of biomedical technologies. Our key focus areas are biotech, medtech and digital health.