Senior Team

Managing partners Steve Cain and Steven Stiffler have a track record of achievement in the lifesciences sector that, between them, spans all R&D and commercial lifecycle phases, most continents, many disease areas, and more than six decades.

Steve Cain

Steve has a 30 year track record of achievement in the global biopharma industry. His skills encompass strategic planning, new product development, commercialization, and business operations with a successful leadership record across all phases of the product lifecycle in a broad range of therapeutic areas and market sectors. Steve’s experience and expertise extends to European, US and Japanese pharmaceutical sales and marketing, new product development and launch strategy, and commercialization capabilities training and communications.

Originally from the UK, Steve spent a number of years living and working in the US and Japan. Steve and family have settled in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Steven Stiffler

Steve brings over 30 years of US, European and global biopharma experience, and has worked extensively in developing and marketing products across a range of disease areas. His achievements include commercialization, launch and lifecycle management of flagship respiratory, antibiotic and antiretroviral brands. In addition to commercial expertise, Steve has strong R&D experience and led initiatives that successfully built organizational capabilities to integrate commercial and R&D strategy – improving commercialization ROI and effectiveness.

Californian by birth and a one-time UK resident, Steve earned degrees in Biology and Business Administration from Penn State University. These days, he’s a confirmed North Carolinian.