Andrea   Burgess

Andrea Burgess

Associate Director, Customer Operations, Genzyme Inc.

“A true entrepreneur is willing to think outside of the box, take risks, and not fear the chance of failure.”
Current Location
Massachusetts, United States
Affiliation
Executive and Enterprise Program
Organization
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Function
marketing-sales
Industry
Life Sciences - Healthcare

What Words Have Changed Your Life?

Knowledge is power.

How Do You Want to Change the World?

Access to patient-centric healthcare for all.

Why Does the World Need More Leaders with an Entrepreneurial Mindset?

What works today most likely will not work for tomorrow. Entrepreneurial leaders not only plan for today, but think creatively and take risks for the future success of their businesses.

What Is Your Proudest Moment in Business?

My proudest moment in the business world was 10 years ago when I was given the opportunity to work for Genzyme. Working for a company that focuses on developing and delivering transformative medicines for patients with rare genetic diseases brings me a great sense of pride and loyalty in the work I do.

How Do You Define Entrepreneurship?

A true entrepreneur is willing to think outside of the box, take risks, and not fear the chance of failure.

What Do Others Need to Know about Babson?

The executive leadership classes offered at Babson [such as Women’s Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action] make you want to come back for more!