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Successes

A Proven Track Record of Success!!

Business Development – we grow companies

  • Helped initiate and grow pharmaceutical affiliates in Warsaw Poland and Budapest Hungary (Eli Lilly)
  • One of four founders of Integrity Pharmaceutical Corporation.  Company grew to over $25 Million in sales and over 100 employees within 36 months of founding.

Fundraising – success in raising capital

  • Facilitated the award of a $2.1 Million 21 Fund grant from the Indiana Economic Development Council to fund clinical trials for a new head lice medication. (ParaPRO)

Brand Development – from launch to over $18 million in 24 months

  • Launched Duet by StuartNatal prenatal vitamin to over 2000 OB/Gyn medical professionals using 60 sales representatives.  Supervised the branding of the product and training of the sales force.  (Integrity Pharmaceutical)

Facilitation – ability to lead diverse groups to reach consensus

  • Helped coordinate input from numerous groups (engineering, IT, marketing, administration) with differing priorities to identify bottlenecks and meet timelines for the design and construction of an innovative women’s center for a local hospital.  (Milestone Advisors)
  • Negotiated and facilitated an agreement with Purdue University & NPCA to perform research on the microbial corrosion of concrete. (National Precast Concrete Association)

Operations – from planning to product out the door

  • Helped plan, build and gain accreditation of a DNA laboratory within 6 months of project initiation (Strand Analytical Laboratories)

Marketing – innovative ways to differentiate your product and communicate your message

  • Developed a program using social media to launch a prescription medication without a direct sales force calling on doctors.  Created and implemented strategy, websites, content and social media plan.  (ParaPRO)

Sales – we make sure the strategy works

  • Negotiated and facilitated the initial sale of over $100,000 of BioSign vital signs monitors.  The product was used in the ICU and ICU step-down units in a large hospital. (Oxford BioSignals)

Product Development – proven success

  • Helped design and develop the HumaPen.   First insulin pen produced by Eli Lilly.  Work was done in combination with Battelle Engineering and Phillips Plastics.  Product was launched in largest three countries in Europe within 18 months of project initiation to help support a $100 Million diabetes business. (Eli Lilly)
  • Negotiated an exclusive agreement with a supplier of a critical ingredient of a prenatal vitamin that helped delay generic competition for over 36 months protecting a $20 Million product.  (Integrity Pharmaceuticals)

Education – Roland Bydlon

  • MBA, Marketing / Finance,  University of Michigan
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota
  • Professional Engineer (PE), State of Indiana
  • Qualified in submarines, Gold Dolphins, US Navy
  • Certified as a nuclear engineering officer, US Navy