Patrick Bryant

Director of the Drug Information Center and Clinical Professor, University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy

Dr. Bryant has been involved with conducting, consulting, and teaching competitive technical intelligence (CTI) for 30 years.  Prior to academia, Pat spent time with the pharmaceutical industry (Pharma) in R&D, licensing/business development, strategic planning, and CTI.  During that time, he led the planning and development of one of the first CTI units in Pharma.   As leader of this group he had several significant accomplishments including establishing an early warning system for the R&D pipeline, integrating the aerospace industry’s ‘tiger team’ concept into the drug development process, and assisting in identification of acquisition targets based on needs and research pipelines.  He conceptualized and developed a two-year post-doctoral CTI training program.  Most recently, he has developed CTI training modules for his Drug Information Fellows heading into Pharma as Medical Science Liaisons and Medical Information Professionals.

Pat is a former President, Vice President, Annual Conference Chair, Vice-chair of the Education Advisory Committee, Chair of the Training Sub-Committee, and member of multiple other committees for SCIP.  He is a Competitive Intelligence (CI) Fellow and Meritorious Award winner, in addition to a Founding Member of the Council of Competitive Intelligence Fellows (CCIF).  He was Co-chair of the Organization Task Force that developed the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws to formalize the CCIF entity. Dr. Bryant has published multiple articles on CTI and contributed to several competitive intelligence books including Keeping Abreast of Science and Technology:  Technical Intelligence for Business and Starting a Competitive Intelligence Function.  He has presented at numerous national and international CI and CTI conferences as well as co-chairing symposiums on CTI.