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Michael Eckstut

Industry Segments

  • Life Sciences (pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices)
  • Operations/Supply Chain
  • Corporate and Business Strategy

Practice Areas

  • Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Management
  • Commercial Manufacturing Optimization
  • Clinical Supply Operations
  • Product/Process Development (from R&D to Commercial tech transfer)
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Portfolio and Therapeutic Strategies
  • Sales Force effectiveness/Channel Management (including e-Business and e-Channel
  • Post-Merger Integration
  • Alliance Management
  • Research and Clinical Outsourcing Strategies

Michael Eckstut

Principal, Business Strategy Practice Leader & Western Region Leader

Michael Eckstut is a Principal at Archstone Consulting.
He has almost 30 years of business and operational experience in large, small and early stage companies in the life sciences industry as an executive, consultant, investor, advisor and board member.

He is active at various levels of the life sciences industry, as co-Chair of the Health Care and Life Sciences Committee of an early-stage investment community of accredited private equity investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors with multiple locations in the US, and as a member of the Board of Advisors of several early stage companies in health care services, biotechnology and R&D Lead Development. Mr. Eckstut has also spoken at many conferences, written articles and is the co-author of "Chemical Industry at The Millennium", a book on the history of the global Chemical industry.

Prior to joining Archstone, Mr. Eckstut was GM and Vice President of Life Sciences Business Operations for Conformia Software. Previously, he headed the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industry practices at Booz-Allen & Hamilton and was a member of the firm's Board of Directors, and then headed the Life Sciences industry practice at A.T. Kearney. He has also been an executive in several software companies focusing on pricing, process development and supply and value chain enhancements targeted at the Life Science Industries.


Mr. Eckstut received a Master of Business Administration degree (as a Baker Scholar) from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, and holds Bachelor and Master degrees in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.