Mike Rea - CNS Summit Host
CEO
IDEA Pharma

CEO, IDEA Pharma. Pharma innovation protagonist/antagonist/geek, Mike is a Senior Fellow with Milken Institute’s FasterCures. Mike was voted one of the Top 10 Innovators in Pharma (PharmaPhorum), 100 Most Inspiring People in Healthcare in 2011, '13, '15 and '16 (PharmaVoice, lifetime Red Jacket winner), Global Power List 100 (Medicine Maker, the 100 most influential people in healthcare, 2017, 2018 and 2019). He is the creator of the annual Pharmaceutical Innovation Index, and an industry expert in Positioning (he positioned 4 of the 10 blockbuster launches of 2017...), and is leading the development of a code of ethics for the pharmaceutical industry. Outside work, Mike owns an independent record label (Medical Records), listens to too much music and plays guitar badly. His only citation on Wikipedia, however, is for establishing the UK college American Football league

Mike has been named as one of the 100 Most Inspiring People in Healthcare in 2011, 2013 and 2015 (PharmaVoice) and voted one of Top 10 Innovators in Pharma (PharmaPhorum).

Outside work, Mike owns an independent record label (Medical Records), organises the street food/ food truck festival MXMK, and cycles really slowly.