GLG Institute

GLG Institute is transforming the way the world’s top executives share expertise, learn, and accelerate their development. Senior executives learn fastest through conversation with other professionals who can share relevant experience and hard-won perspectives. GLG Institute is designed to create those conversations. We recruit the world’s best operators, leaders, and policy makers to serve as Advisors to GLG Institute Members.

Our Advisors
GLG Institute Advisors include more than 200 C-suite executives and policy leaders who share their industry expertise with Institute Members. Below are just a few of the diverse leaders who serve as GLG Institute Advisors.
Jeff Berkowitz
Former EVP
UnitedHealth Group
Brent Callinicos
Former CFO
Francis Cuss
Former Chief Scientific Officer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Roch Doliveux
Honorary CEO
David Epstein
Executive Partner
Flagship Pioneering
Patricia “Pat” Fili-Krushel
Former Chairman
NBC Universal
Jeff Kindler
Centrexion Corporation
Sheri McCoy
Former CEO
Francois Nader
Former President & CEO
NPS Pharma
Bob Oliver
Former CEO
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
Michael Palmer
Former Chief Innovation &
Digital Officer
Rachel Sherman
Former Principal Deputy
Maria Thomas
Former CEO
Denice Torres
Former Chief Strategy
and Business Transformation Officer
Johnson & Johnson
Ellen Zane
CEO Emeritus
Tufts Medical Center

How It Works

GLG Institute Members are paired with dedicated GLG Relationship Managers who arrange 1:1 meetings throughout the year with precisely the right Advisors. Among other topics, Members and Advisors confer on:

  • Strategic and operational challenges
  • Leadership development
  • Communication and stakeholder management

Members typically engage in 1-2 conversations per month with advisors and attend occasional events throughout the year with fellow Members on shared topics of interest.

Our Members

GLG Institute Members are accomplished executives who seek the personalized access to industry leaders that GLG Institute facilitates. They are CEOs, Presidents, EVPs, and SVPs, and they come from the most prestigious companies in the world, including:

  • Aetna
  • Allergan
  • Alnylam
  • Amgen
  • Astellas
  • Bayer
  • Boston Biomedical
  • Collegium Pharmaceutical
  • Ironwood
  • Flexion
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Mallinckrodt
  • Merck KGaA
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical
  • Sanofi
  • Roivant
  • Stryker
  • Takeda
  • UCB
  • USP

Meeting with GLG Institute Advisors gives me actionable ideas and practical insights that I can immediately integrate back into my work, whether it’s preparing for a conversation with my board or providing new incentives for my team. These insights have enabled me to be a better leader.

Habib Dable, President and CEO, Acceleron Pharma

GLG Institute understands that the metrics for success are individualized. Working with my Relationship Manager, each connection I make ties in to my objectives and propels my growth.

Michele Holcomb, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Cardinal Health

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