Steven Francesco – Long Bio


Steven Francesco is the President and Founder of Francesco International LLC, a 21-year-old healthcare consultancy with a focus on converting prescription drugs to over-the-counter status.

Mr. Francesco is a highly respected and active thought-leader in his industry. He has testified five times publicly before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on broad range of policy issues in addition to having run numerous meetings on confidential product-related issues.

In addition, Mr. Francesco has authored over fifty articles and essays regarding the pharmaceutical industry. He is a recognized expert on product life cycle issues. Mr. Francesco has been an invited speaker in the US, UK, France Germany Australia, Israel, Turkey and Canada and has been a frequently interviewed expert for national television and print media.

Mr. Francesco is the author of the new book Overmedicated and Undertreated: How I Lost My Only Son to Today’s Toxic Children’s Mental Health Industry. For more information please go to

Mr. Francesco graduated with honors from Columbia University where he earned his B.A. and M.B.A. He also earned both a Vietnam service and Campaign ribbon after serving a tour of duty in the US Army as a medic in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.