Bruno Rakotozafy

Bruno Rakotozafy

Business Developer in Life Sciences

Medical Devices

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Bruno Rakotozafy's Overview

  • Partner and Business Developer at Seeding Factory
  • Marketing and Communication Manager at Soquelec Ltd
  • Junior Strategic Marketer at GE Healthcare

500+ connections

Bruno Rakotozafy's Summary

Engineer + Business Professional

My ambition is to work in close collaboration with steadily growing companies and help them developing business from a marketing and sales aspect.

Willing to be a change-maker I hope one day to share my experience in emerging markets.

Bruno Rakotozafy's Experience

Business Developer

Alsace BioValley

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Biotechnology industry

June 2014Present (4 months) France

Partner and Business Developer

Seeding Factory

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Fund-Raising industry

January 2013January 2014 (1 year 1 month) Montreal

Seeding Factory is a Canadian-based consulting agency specialized in crowdfunding.
We help and educate doers, entrepreneurs, artists or organizations to build and manage successful campaigns.

My missions:
* Creation and business development of the agency.
* Promotion of crowdfunding in Canada.
* Prospection and negotiation with entrepreneurs and project owners.
* Prepare and kickstart crowdfunding campaigns for raising money.

* Helped raised more than 1 million dollars for 6 clients.
* Created an event series to promote crowdfunding > 200+ attendees
* Trained 100+ people during hands-on workshops sessions
* Obtained 20 articles in national and international press

Marketing and Communication Manager

Soquelec Ltd

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Nanotechnology industry

January 2012January 2013 (1 year 1 month) Montreal, Canada Area

Soquelec Ltd provide the Canadian research community with the most advanced scientific equipment for 40 years.

My missions:
* Marketing relations with suppliers
* Responsible for web presence (website, social networks)
* Represent the company at shows & congresses
* Reinforce relationship with clients in support to sales team

* Redesigned of main website.
* Created monthly emailing campaigns.
* Organized an International User Meeting. 3 days, 30 KOL
* Participated to 3 scientific congresses

Junior Strategic Marketer

GE Healthcare

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GE; Hospital & Health Care industry

May 2011November 2011 (7 months) Paris Area, France

GE HEALTHCARE is a global leading company providing transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. It’s part of the General Electric conglomerate.

My missions:
* Developed Marketing Strategy at a cross modality level (One GE healthcare)
* Web manager for French website
* Opportunity assessment for the European Business Intelligence unit

* Conducted Market Analysis (Radiology France, Private hospitals & clinics Overview, Home care in UK)
* Designed and Implemented a common marketing/sales Efficiency Dashboard for 10 business units.
* Delivered Market Opportunity Assessments (Home Health equipment in France, Alzheimer market)
* Co-organized an Account Manager Training, 3 days, 80 people.
* Launched a Web Communication ampaign
* Developed the French GE Healthcare website, +15% y-o-y web traffic

Junior Consultant


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Research industry

August 2009February 2010 (7 months) Paris

EUROQUALITY activity is today to promote the technological and methodological innovation within the companies.

My missions:
* Set up and managed large scale European innovative projects
* Consulted European experts
* Searched for fundings

* Co-ordinated 3 European scientific consortiums (total of 30 partners from 10 countries).
* Established 3budget plans (around €1.5 million by project).
* Drafted 3 application forms for European fundings.
* Co-Wrote 2 Consortium Agreements (Intellectual property rules, Legal aspects & Financial terms).


Biotech'Etudes (ESTBB)

June 2008June 2009 (1 year 1 month) Bordeaux

BIOTECH'ETUDES is the Junior Company of the Institute of Biotechnology (ENSTBB).

My missions:
* Recovered and directed the Junior Company, 15 people.
* Represented Biotech'Etudes at CNJE events.
* Legal representative.

* Developed and implemented a prospective process training.
* Designed a Quality Management system.
* Developed unofficial partnership with other Junior Companies.
* Doubled the annual turnover (€8000)
* Mission example: GSK Bio, Optimization of a large-scale bio-reactor sterilization process.

Assistant Consultant

Voisin Consulting

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Biotechnology industry

June 2008August 2008 (3 months) Paris Area, France

VOISIN CONSULTING is a consulting firm expert in Innovative Product Development and Regulatory Strategy.
2 month internship within the Phamacovigilance Unit.

My missions:
* Supported the Pharmacovigilance Consultant in her daily work.
* Performed updates of internal tools.

* Reported Adverse Events via Eudravigilance on a daily basis (EMEA, AFFSSAPS).
* Done Regulatory Surveillance and feed internal newsletter (FDA, EMEA).
* Prepared and participated to an IT supplier audit.
* Drafted 3 internal Quality Management documents (SOPs).

Bruno Rakotozafy's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Member

      Hacking Health
      • Health
      February 2013 October 2013 (9 months)

      Team member and co-initiator of Hacking Health Café monthly event series in Montreal.

Bruno Rakotozafy's Honors and Awards

  • Judge of Global Mobile Awards 2014

    • February 2014

    Selected to be official judge for the Global Mobile Awards 2014 (category Mobile Healthcare) in Barcelona, with a dozen of other international professionals thanks to my initiative

Bruno Rakotozafy's Skills & Expertise

  1. Marketing Strategy
  2. Business Development
  3. Business Analysis
  4. Strategy
  5. Biotechnology
  6. Lifesciences
  7. Market Analysis
  8. Market Research
  9. Business Strategy
  10. Competitive Analysis
  11. Project Management
  12. Entrepreneurship
  13. Competitive Intelligence
  14. Crowdfunding
  15. Public funding
  16. Pharmaceutical Industry
  17. Management
  18. Product Management
  19. Product Marketing
  20. SEM

Bruno Rakotozafy's Education

ESSEC Business School

Advanced Master, International business


4 months in Paris, 4 months in Singapore

* Strategic analysis, Corporate Finance, Firm Valuation, M&A, Entrepreneurship.
* Ranked #5 worldwide in the “Master of Management” category by the Financial Time, 2009

Activities and Societies: NET IMPACT ESSEC (2010-2011) - Public relations representative

Institute of Biotechnolgy (ENSTBB)

Masters Degree/Engineer, Biotechnology


* Specialisation in Pharmaceutical processes, Genetic engineering & Bioproduction.
* Options: Quality management, Pharmaceutical surveillance, Bio-statistics.

Activities and Societies: "Biotech'Etudes" (2008-2009) - President, "4L Dorado" association (2008) - Co-founder and treasurer

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