Arda Ural, PhD
Americas Leader for Life Sciences and Healthcare, EY (Ernst & Young)
Arda is the EY Americas Industry Markets Leader for Health Sciences and Wellness. Prior to joining EY, he was a Managing Director at a strategy consulting firm for six years, where he led the Life Sciences M&A Practice. Earlier, he worked as a VP of Strategic Marketing and a BU Lead at Becton Dickinson. He also served as the SVP Marketing & Sales for a startup biotechnology company Eyetech Pharmaceuticals which went public and got acquired. Arda started his career with Pfizer Inc, where he held leadership roles in product commercialization and new product development. He earned a PhD in General Management and Finance and an MBA from Marmara University and his MSc and BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Boğaziçi University. Arda serves on several Advisory Boards at BIO, BioNJ and NJIT Biomedical Engineering. He is a Forbes Finance Council member and Contributor. He is also EY's executive sponsor to Liberty Science Center Scitech Scity in New Jersey as well as Carnegie Hall in New York City.