CAMP NJ January Power Hour
CAMP NJ is excited to host our first Power Hour on January 5th at Shahi Palace in Lawrenceville, NJ. Join us for dinner, networking, and a great discussion with featured guest Asma Kasuba, Associate Director in Project Management at Johnson and Johnson. Asma will discuss her wealth of experience in drug development, her senior role at one of the top pharmaceutical companies in the industry, and how she maintains a healthy work/life balance in a fast-paced environment.
Asma's full bio:
Asma Roomi Kasuba has 15 years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She is currently an Associate Director, in the Project Management Office of Janssen Research and Development, (Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson). Her focus is on optimizing the cost, timing and resources for late stage drug development. Most recently Asma has lead a team for 2 successful US FDA approvals in 2011. As part of a project management team, she leads the lifecycle planning, clinical development and regulatory risk mitigation, yearly business planning process and developmental stage gates for a compound development team.
Prior to joining Johnson and Johnson, Asma was at Pfizer where she split her career between Regulatory Affairs and Project Management. She was responsible for the integration of the international and US regulatory knowledge base. She has supported or led several teams to bring new technologies to electronic health authority submissions, a worldwide submission and approval database, and long terms forecasting. She started her career in Regulatory Affairs, focusing on worldwide drug registration requirements for drug/device combination products.
Asma holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Masters of Business Administration in International Business. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute. She resides in New Jersey with her husband and 2 boys. She is an Executive Board member of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the Committee Chair for the school’s largest fundraiser. She was also on the fundraising committee for the Plainsboro Library.