Dr. Sophia Ononye

Founder and CEO The Sophia Consulting Firm

Dr. Sophia Ononye is an integrated medical affairs, marketing and communications professional with a core in scientific strategy. She recently founded The Sophia Consulting Firm where she leverages her multidisciplinary education, broad therapeutic area experience and passion for amplifying scientific innovation to lead the provision of fully integrated communication services for clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device space.

A Yale and UCONN alumna and former Pfizer Scientist, Sophia's niche for fostering partnerships has resulted in a diverse range of experiences where she has supported emerging and established biopharmaceutical and medical device companies with market access, personalized marketing, launch preparedness, strategic alliance management, corporate strategy, scientific communications, corporate communications, public relations and investor relations. She is trained in hematology and oncology with demonstrated experience in epigenetics, targeted therapies, combination therapies, checkpoint inhibitors, CAR T cell therapies and other cancer immunotherapies. Sophia also has broad therapeutic experience in rare diseases, women's health, pain management, and infectious diseases.

Sophia is a Yale Entrepreneur-in-Residence and an active member of BIO CT and the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA).