Michael leads the global healthcare and life sciences practice for JBK. He has held multiple leadership roles within JBK since joining the firm in 2007.
Our life sciences practice includes pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, hospital systems, healthcare services, health insurers and non-profit organizations.
Michael’s retained executive search expertise includes successful placements across the full life-cycle of the pre-clinical development through commercialization, as well as technical operations and central business functions. In 2017 Michael was recognized as one of the 100 most inspiring people in the life sciences industry by PharmaVOICE magazine.
JBK’s life sciences team provide our clients with outstanding candidates in various functional specialties including marketing, sales, digital, finance, human resources, medical affairs and research & development, regulatory and quality among others. The team has partnered with organizations around the world, with particular expertise in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, partnering with start-ups, mid-caps and large multi-national organizations.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Thought from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA and attended the Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, NJ.
In his spare time, Michael supports a number of charitable organizations with particular emphasis on those assisting our nation's veterans and their families.
Michael Lazar | Principal at JBK