As Managing Director, New Solutions, Klaira Simon leads innovation efforts, working to create the most powerful and highly differentiated solutions to serve UBC’s clients at all phases of the product lifecycle — from research and development through commercialization and product maturity. She collaborates with internal and external thought leaders and key influencers to bring cutting-edge expertise to the design and development of new solutions.
Klaira joined UBC in 2014 as a business development leader with a passion for cultivating innovation and overcoming the industry’s greatest challenges. She brings more than 10 years of dedicated experience in the development and management of pharmaceutical and biotech solutions.
Klaira is formally trained in organizational consulting, leadership strategies, change management and process improvement techniques. She holds a Master in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Grand Canyon University.