Sourojit (Jit) Bhowmick Ph.D. is the communications lead for AbbVie’s Search and Evaluation, Business Development & Acquisitions, Global Alliances and AbbVie Ventures functions.
Having experienced the direct impact of cancer in his family and among close friends, Jit is driven by a strong sense of purpose to help advance potential new treatments and support cancer patients and caregivers in their battle against the disease. Prior to joining AbbVie, Jit led Alkermes’ global oncology communications and advocacy functions.
Jit received his doctorate in immunology from University of Connecticut Health Center, and completed his post-doctoral research at Yale School of Medicine. Prior to joining the biotech industry, Jit worked with global consultancy firms advising Fortune 500 pharma companies and global healthcare-focused nonprofit organizations on multichannel strategic communications, stakeholder engagement strategies, branding, scientific storytelling, content marketing, and launch preparedness. Jit has been involved in multiple global drug launches and has built successful communication functions for oncology biotechs from the ground up. In his spare time Jit enjoys cooking, hiking, photography, and discovering new craft beers.