On-Demand Manufacturing of Pharmaceuticals with Sal Mascia and Bayan Takizawa
“You have to have that vision and believe in it, but at the same time, take into consideration the market, what your customers are looking for and be able to pivot based on the data that's presented to you.” [17:40]
Brief bio on Bayan and Sal [00:46]
Salvatore and Bayan are CEO and co-founder respectively at Continuous Pharmaceuticals. Continuous Pharmaceuticals offers a unique, end-to-end, fully integrated continuous manufacturing capability. The company's proprietary ICM technology enables timely, on-demand manufacture of drugs with significant advantages in production, lead time, quality and costs.
Obstacles experienced in the pharmaceutical manufacturing field [4:01]
They talk about the resistance to change in how drugs are manufactured which has become a really major challenge.
How is life as a CEO? [7:55]
Sal talks about personal infrastructure, the unit to run the business, but he says that his day-to-day role is really focused on making sure that the activity they have and their goals are met on a regular basis.
Byun discusses the problems they are focusing on [13:10]
Byun says that education does go hand in hand with business development and the publication results then provide more substance and complements.
Sal is asked how life as a CEO is like? [7:55]
Sal talks about personal infrastructure, the unit to run the business, but he says that his day-to-day role is really focused on making sure that the activity that we have and the goals are really met on a regular basis.
Bayan sheds some light on some of the problems they should be focusing on [13:10]
Bayan says that education does go hand in hand with business development and the publication results then provide more substance and complements.
Sal talks on trends in pharmaceutical manufacturing space [15:19]
He says that there is a lot of emphasis being placed in using more efficient and agile manufacturing processes to produce better quality medicine.
Advice for professionals trying to tackle problems within the pharmaceutical manufacturing space. [20.05]
Bayan says that you have to have fortitude in terms of your product and what you're looking to sell or what your vision is. Sal adds up on it and says that professionals in the manufacturing pharmaceutical space shouldn’t fear to change the current status quo.
The most influential people in their lives [25:16]
Both talk about their dads as their main source of inspiration.