Erin Lanciani

Erin Lanciani

Company: Sage Therapeutics

Job title: Senior Vice President, People & Organizational Strategy


Erin built and fosters the high-performing culture that has made Sage a success, nurturing it as the Company has grown from a small startup to a major player in biotech and CNS. She joined Sage in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in developing human resources strategies and programs. Previously, Erin served as Executive Director, Human Resources, Global Commercialization at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS).

In 2009, Erin relocated to Paris where she was the HR Director for European Markets at BMS, serving as the strategic business partner responsible for all aspects of HR across multiple European commercial, R&D, and corporate functions. This followed her tenure at Adnexus, where she was the Vice President, Human Resources, and a member of the executive leadership team responsible for driving strategy and ensuring successful integration of Adnexus into BMS.

Earlier, as Vice President of Human Resources at Therion Biologics Corporation, she was instrumental in defining and creating the company’s culture and HR infrastructure. Prior to Therion, she was the Director of Human Resources for ViaCell; Human Resources Business Partner at Genzyme Corporation; and, was a Founder/Partner of Outsourcing Solutions, Inc., a human resource consulting firm.

Erin earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.


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• Being deliberate about the types of spaces we want in our workplaces • Branding those spaces in a meaningful way to drive the behaviors we want to encourage in our employees: e.g. social zones, and areas for active collaboration, focused collaboration, individual work and reflective practice • Figuring out how we ensure our culture…Read more

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