Ask the Expert / MOOC Call 2: So you want to be a Contract 'n' Commercial Star?
4th June 2020 Virtual Event Ask The Expert (ATE) Webinars
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What makes a great contract and commercial Manager?  How has the role evolved and what are the skill sets necessary to be successful in the role today?  How does the role continue to evolve and will it be reshaped by the Covid-19 pandemic?

Whether you’re on the buy-side, sell-side, or both; whether your focus is contracting, commercial management, or both; join us as we discuss attributes for success.  You know the work and live the role; you raise the bar.  You are a contract and commercial star!

  • 8:00 am Seattle
  • 11:00 am New York / Caracas / Santo Domingo
  • 4:00 pm London / Lagos / Lisbon
  • 5:00 pm Paris / Cape Town 
  • 6:00 pm Helsinki / Amman / Moscow / Doha 
  • 8:00 pm Dubai
  • 9:30 pm Mumbai
  • 12:00 am Perth / Singapore / Beijing

Our Experts:

Rod Wade, VP Contract Management is an executive team member at MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. in San Diego, California reporting to MedImpact’s CFO and is responsible for all corporate contract and negotiation activities for both client and commercial contracting.  Rod leads teams that support both the sales and buy-side contract process, as well as MedImpact’s Procurement and Vendor Relations teams.  Rod’s teams provide support to MedImpact’s Sales, Account, Finance, Legal, Regulatory, Network, International, IT, Health Services, Government Services, M&A and affiliate/subsidiary company teams for all contract and negotiation services.

Prior to joining MedImpact, Rod was Senior Manager, Contracts at American Specialty Health, Inc. in San Diego and prior to that was Senior Contract Consultant/Assistant Secretary for Prudential Insurance Company of America, Prudential Health Care Plan, Inc., and Prudential HealthCare Plan of California, Inc. in Los Angeles, California.  Prior to his career in health care, Rod was Assistant News Editor at the Newhall Signal in Santa Clarita, California and a Staff Writer at the Los Angeles Times in the Glendale, California bureau.

Rod studied Philosophy at UC Berkeley, received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Cal State University Northridge and his master’s degree in Business Administration from Cal Lutheran University.


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