The Sage Group Expands Team – Dr. Clarissa Ceruti Joins As Executive Director
London, England and New York, February 5 2020 - The Sage Group, Inc. today announced that Dr. Clarissa Ceruti will join the firm as an Executive Director. “We are very pleased that Clarissa has decided to join Sage. She will significantly expand our capability and expertise in serving the strategic transactional needs of our clients. Also, since Clarissa resides in both Italy and California, Sage will be able to be even more responsive to our clients on the west coast of USA and in Europe.” said Dr. Bill Mason, Executive Director of Sage. “Clarissa’s outstanding track record as a life science business expert and leader speaks for itself.”
Clarissa gained a Master’s Degree in Organic Chemistry at the University of Torino (Italy), and a PhD in Biochemistry at the Medical School in Torino, Italy. During her PhD, she worked at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School (HMS), studying the role of Insulin Receptor Substrate 2 in the insulin signalling pathway. After completing her PhD, she was a post-doctoral fellow in Immunology at HMS. In 2001 she got an MBA degree at Simmons College and after that, she joined the Harvard Business School as Research Associate and the MIT Sloan School of Management studying the relationships between biotech and pharma companies.
In 2004 she joined the newly established US office of Abcam, a leading antibody reagent company based in Cambridge UK, becoming its first Marketing Manager for North America. In her role she substantially expanded Abcam presence in North America and subsequently led the first entry of the Company in South America, China, and Korea. In 2007 she joined the technology transfer at the University of Pennsylvania and then The Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) in Philadelphia. At FCCC, she managed and evaluated a portfolio of technologies fro