IntelliSight Partners, LLC
Alex Lyons is the President and Founder of IntelliSight Partners. Alex has expertise in business research
and analysis, marketing, and process improvement. He has led numerous research, analysis, and
consulting engagements for IntelliSight Partners.
Prior to creating this company, he built and led Amgen’s business intelligence processes and activities
for the $3 billion Nephrology Business Unit. Working closely with three brand teams, he successfully
helped turn competitive insight into strategy and action. He was promoted to a senior position leading
business intelligence efforts for Global Marketing supporting Oncology and Nephrology. In both roles, his
responsibilities included integrating commercial findings into brand and global planning activities,
running congress research efforts, designing and running wargames, and providing regular updates to top
His other relevant experiences include several years of leading consulting projects at Deloitte Consulting,
Campbell Alliance, and Best Practices. These projects focused on competitive benchmarking, marketing,
process improvement, financial analysis, and corporate strategy for a variety of industries including
pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and telecommunications.
Alex earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also received his bachelors
degree with Highest Honors in Industrial Relations from the same university.
Business Insight, Intelligently Applied
JJ Owen, Partner, brings many years of business intelligence experience and expertise to
his research and consulting projects. Before joining IntelliSight, JJ built and led
Millennium Pharmaceuticals’ Scientific & Competitive Analysis group for 4+ years and its
development into a best-in-class competitive intelligence organization. In addition to
leading research and analysis initiatives, JJ was involved with the assessment of licensing
opportunities and subsequent diligence, profiling of targets, companies, or pathways. JJ
has 10+ years of related experience including diverse leadership positions at Millennium.
JJ earned his PhD in Cell Biology from Vanderbilt University. His dissertation work
focused on the role of Focal Adhesion Kinase and its potential role in the metastasis of
cancer cells. JJ received his Biology undergraduate degree from Mississippi State
University with an emphasis in Microbiology.
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