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Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Denver

Brian Bellesheim

Business Development Manager (CU Denver | Anschutz)

Brian joined the University of Colorado in September 2015 with more than 14 years of experience spanning strategy, business development and licensing. Brian was formerly a strategy consultant with Children’s Hospital Colorado where he led a variety of healthcare strategy assignments for one of the nation’s premier pediatric healthcare systems. In this role, Brian was responsible for facilitating the organization’s strategic plan around Research & Innovation.

Previously, Brian was an Associate Director of Business Development at Alkermes, a multinational biotechnology company. Alkermes’ portfolio included more than 20 commercial products and a robust drug development pipeline. Brian was responsible for business development, licensing and alliance management activities working with many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Brian began his career in biopharmaceutical manufacturing working on the development of novel drug delivery platform technologies for oral, parenteral and pulmonary administration.

Brian received his MBA with focus on entrepreneurship from Babson College, where he co-founded a cleantech startup. Before attending Babson College, Brian earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont.