Laura Smith

South San Francisco, California

Principal, Coopersmith Management Consulting LLC

Experience at:
FibroGen, Inc, OXiGENE, Nektar Therapeutics

I’m interested in mentoring people from:

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    Accounting
    Biotech
    Budgeting & Forecasting
    Finance
    Leadership
    Mentorship
    Operations
    Procurement
    Strategic Planning

    People I've Reported To

    People I've Worked With

    People Who've Reported to Me

    Where I've Worked
    C

    2012 – Present

    Principal

    Coopersmith Management Consulting LLC

    Jan 2015 – Mar 2019

    Executive Director

    FibroGen, Inc

    2012 – 2014

    Sr. Director

    FibroGen, Inc

    Jan 2010 – Jan 2012

    Director

    FibroGen, Inc
    O

    Jan 2008 – Jan 2010

    R&D Controller

    OXiGENE

    Jan 2007 – Jan 2008

    Associate Director

    Nektar Therapeutics

    Jan 2006 – Jan 2007

    Associate Director, Supply Chain Operations Finance

    Nektar Therapeutics

    Jan 2004 – Jan 2006

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

    Gilead Sciences, Inc

    Jan 2003 – Jan 2004

    Controller, Worldwide Applecare Operations

    Apple

    Jan 2001 – Jan 2003

    Controller

    Apple Computer
    O

    Jan 2000 – Jan 2001

    SENIOR MANAGER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

    Oblix, Inc
    A

    Jan 1999 – Jan 2000

    Senior Finance Manager, Altavista Network and Sales

    Altavista Co
    H

    Jan 1992 – Jan 1999

    LEAD FINANCIAL ANALYST, ENTERPRISE SYSTEM & SOFTWARE DIVISION; S

    Hewlett Packard / Agilent
    H

    Jan 1992 – Jan 1999

    Lead Financial Analyst, Enterprise System & Software Division; Senior Business Analyst

    Hewlett Packard / Agilent
    Where I've Studied

    BA, ECONOMICS

    Agnes Scott College

    MBA, ECONOMICS

    Georgia State University

    BIOTECH BAY EXECUTIVE SPECIALIZING IN STRATEGIC PLANNING, FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT, AND COLLABORATIVE SER

    Dynamic and results-driven Senior Executive leveraging a balance of strategic, analytical, and people skills to manage multiple aspects of company operations. Visionary & creative with a positive, fun, attitude, and steadfast commitment to integrity.

    Specialties

    Administrative & Office

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Procurement

    Process Management

    Supply Chain & Logistics

    Plant & Facilities Management

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    Coopersmith Management Consulting LLC

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