Brian Imszennik

Director, Venture Investments

  • Focus: All sectors (Pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer and digital health)
  • Based in New Brunswick, NJ
  • Fun Fact: Brian is a graduate of the Finance Leadership Development Program, Class of 2011.

Based in New Brunswick, NJ, Brian Imszennik is the Director, NewCo Development, where he provides strategic and financial leadership for new investment capabilities aligned to the Johnson and Johnson Innovation strategy. Playing a critical role in supporting NewCo creation, Build-to-Buy and Spin off structures to invest in future growth platforms for the sectors, Brian also provides support for strategic investments in JLABS companies and Connect Investments (Convertible Notes to early-stage companies) and brings technical accounting expertise for NewCo’s and JNJ assets Spin-off structures using Equity investments.

Brian joined J&J as a co-op in 2008 and has over 12 years of experience in Finance at Johnson & Johnson. Most recently, Brian provided financial leadership to the JJDC venture investment teams in Boston, San Francisco and New Brunswick supporting the overall equity portfolio of the Consumer Products business, Pharm East Coast and Public Portfolio investments. Brian’s significant leadership role contributed to the successful closing of many new important strategic opportunities for J&J.

Prior to his time in JJI-JJDC, Brian was responsible for supporting the Janssen US Commercial Oncology business including DARZALEX and IMBRUVICA and serving as the US Commercial Finance Leader for the IMBRUVICA collaboration partnership with Pharmacyclics/AbbVie. Brian demonstrated strong financial leadership during a period of tremendous growth while providing strategic direction to the expanding US Oncology organization. Prior to his time in US Oncology, Brian supported the Janssen International Alliances portfolio including external Alliance Partnerships with Merck, Mitsubishi Tanabe and Eli Lilly for International Sales of REMICADE, SIMPONI and REOPRO.

Brian has a B.S. from Drexel University with a dual concentration in Accounting & Finance. He currently resides in Warrington, PA with his wife Meaghan, his son Danny, and his dog Riggins.

Brian Imszennik
Brian Imszennik