How's the life science practice at BCG in the Boston/new England system? What sectors are they particularly strong at? Would love to connect with Cs and EMs who would be interested in sharing more.

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I am in the process of leaving BCG as a new PL in Boston. I joined with a PhD in biology wanting to do life sciences consulting.

The short answer is, there’s a lot of biopharma work, but BCG is heavy into certain project types (e.g., Post merger integrations, digital transformations, op model redesigns), and don’t do as much work focused the core stuff pharma companies do (portfolio strategy, asset strategy, launch planning, etc.).

I’m leaving to go into VC because I want to focus on therapeutic assets and use my scientific background. If you are happy focusing more on the op model category of work that is BCGs bread and butter, then it’s a great place.


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