Paragon Biosciences is a biomedical innovation company with offices based in New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Chicago. Since 2010, the chairman and CEO of Paragon Biosciences has been Jeff Aronin. Paragon Biosciences aims to create and innovate new and cutting-edge medical companies that can bring lifesaving treatments to their patients. They have been successful in getting FDA approval of 13 drugs over just the past decade. This number is common for a much larger company but rarely seen by companies of their size. Paragon Biosciences can do this by connecting the companies they help grow with clinical experts, entrepreneurs, dedicated experts, and cutting-edge resources. This gives the growing biotech companies strategy and guidance to develop the life-changing products and procedures they are working on (http://chicago.blueskyinnovation.com/vault/network/aronin-jeff/).
Before joining Paragon Biosciences, Jeff Aronin was involved in several other biotech companies. Mr. Aronin was president and CEO of Ovation Pharmaceuticals Inc. from 2000 to 2009. He also founded that company in 2000. Also, in 2009, he joined Lundbeck Inc. as president and CEO during its acquisition and incorporation of Ovation Pharmaceuticals. Through all of this Jeff Aronin has nearly 20 years of experience in developing and implementing leading biotech and healthcare companies around the world. Jeff Aronin is also responsible for co-founding some of the companies in the Paragon Biosciences portfolio. He is the co-founder and non-executive chairman of Castle Creek Pharma as well as the non-executive chairman of Harmony Biosciences.
Jeff Aronin has been recognized several times for his success in the biotech field. He has been given the honors of the 2017 Weizmann Leadership Award, Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award, Pharmaceutical Executive magazine’s “45 under 45”, and many more. He not only focuses on biotechnology but also supports several non-profits to help better the world in other areas. He is an avid supporter and contributor to non-profits such as Teaching Tolerance, Almost Home Kids, Jewish United Fund, and Jewish National Fund to name a few. Through these and many others, Jeff Aronin aims to make the world a better place.