BOSTON – PM360, the premier information resource for marketing decision-makers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics, and medical device sectors, has named Matthew Stumm, Founder, Stark / Raving Branding + Digital Marketing as one of the 2020 PM360 ELITE 100 in the Entrepreneurs category. Now in its sixth year, the PM360 ELITE (Exceptional • Leaders • Innovators • Transformers • Entrepreneurs) represents the most influential people in the healthcare industry today.

PM360 ELITE Matthew Stumm
Matthew Stumm

Matthew Stumm launched Stark / Raving Health in 2016 with a mission to fuel disruption in healthcare marketing and change the way health brands connect with consumers. His 20-year career drives his belief that marketing serves a new role in health – to create personalized narratives speaking directly to consumers’ unique needs and deliver meaningful value. Matthew is a PharmaVoice 100 Most Influential and Inspirational Leader and a recognized voice as both a creative influencer and entrepreneur.

“I am honored to be recognized among the PM360 2020 ELITE 100. Each day, Stark / Raving is striving to redefine what it means to connect with health consumers. I’m proud that this award acknowledges the work that our very talented and creative team is doing to help patients take charge of their own health.”

The PM360 ELITE Awards were established in 2015 to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on the healthcare industry throughout their careers. More than 500 submissions were received and nominees were evaluated and selected by the PM360 editorial staff based on their accomplishments; testimonials from their bosses, clients, and colleagues; and supporting evidence that reflects the impact of their efforts. A total of 100 winners were selected across 18 categories, including Creative Directors, Data Miners, Digital Crusaders, Disrupters, Drug Researchers and Developers, Entrepreneurs, Launch Experts, Leaders of the Future, Marketing Teams, Master Educators, Mentors, Patient Advocates, PR Gurus, Sales MVPs, Strategists, Talent Acquisition Leaders, Tech-know Geeks, and Transformational Leaders.

“At a time when the world is being impacted by a healthcare crisis in the COVID-19 pandemic, it is nice to be able to reflect on the extraordinary work those in the life sciences do to discover, develop, and promote life-saving treatments,” says Anna Stashower, CEO and Publisher of PM360. “Our ELITE winners epitomize the very best of our industry. We are incredibly thankful for everything they do and proud to honor all of their achievements.”

The winners were profiled in PM360’s May 2020 issue. You can read their profiles online at