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2022 Speakers

Mike McDermott
Chief Global Supply Officer, EVP at Pfizer
As Chief Global Supply Officer, EVP, Mike McDermott leads all of Pfizer’s internal and external manufacturing and supply chain activities. Mike and the Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) team work to ensure uninterrupted supply for Pfizer’s entire […]
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Peter Marks
Director - Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) at FDA
Peter Marks received his graduate degree in cell and molecular biology and his medical degree at New York University and completed Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Medical Oncology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He […]
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Susanne Hundsbaek-Pedersen
Global Head Pharma of Technical Operations at Roche
Susanne is the Global Head of Pharma Technical Operations at Roche, a global biotech company. Roche delivers long-term and sustainable healthcare solutions to serve millions of patients in 150 countries. Susanne has been leading the transformation […]
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Sanat Chattopadhyay
EVP & President, Merck Manufacturing Division at Merck
Sanat Chattopadhyay is responsible for Merck’s worldwide manufacturing and supply operations supporting annual global sales revenues exceeding $40 billion. Merck is known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada. Sanat oversees a network of 50 […]
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Edgardo Hernandez
SVP and President, Manufacturing Operations at Eli Lilly and Company
Edgardo Hernandez is senior vice president at Eli Lilly and Company and president of manufacturing operations. Ed served as senior vice president of global parenteral drug product, delivery devices and regional manufacturing from 2018 until 2021. […]
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Alison Moore
Chief Technology Officer at Allogene Therapeutics
Dr. Alison Moore is Chief Technical Officer at Allogene Therapeutics. Prior to this role, Moore served as senior vice president, Process Development,in Amgen Operations. Moore was previously vice president, Process and Product Engineering (P&PE), where she […]
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Ann Lee
Chief Technical Officer at Prime Medicine
Ann Lee, PhD, is the Chief Technical Officer of Prime Medicine. Ann is an accomplished biotech executive with extensive experience and accomplishments in vaccines, biologics, small molecules and cell therapy development and manufacturing. She brings a […]
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Patrick Yang
Vice Chairman & Co-Founder at National Resilience, Inc.
Dr. Pat Yang is one of the most accomplished biotech manufacturing executives and technical operations leaders in the industry. From 2017 to 2019, Pat was executive vice president at Juno Therapeutics, a leading CAR-T biotech company […]
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Karin Shanahan
EVP, Global Product Development and Supply at Bristol-Myers Squibb
Karin Shanahan oversees worldwide product development, manufacturing and supply for Bristol Myers Squibb as executive vice president, Global Product Development & Supply (GPS). GPS develops and produces active ingredients and drug products and delivers the company’s medicines […]
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Tim Moore
President & COO at PACT Pharma
Tim Moore has more than three decades of leadership experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and operations. Mr. Moore is current the President and Chief Operating  Officer at PACT Pharma.  Prior to joining PACT, he served as Executive […]
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Michael Kamarck
BioPharma Advisor & Board Member
Michael Kamarck was the Chief Technology Officer at Vir. Previously, he was senior vice president of Global Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing and president of Merck BioVentures where he was responsible for the establishment of Merck’s global […]
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Aine Hanly
Chief Technology Officer at Vir Biotechnology
Aine Hanly, Ph.D., serves as Chief Technology Officer at Vir Biotechnology, where she is responsible for overseeing the Company’s technical operations. Her purview includes product and process development, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and CMC strategy. Her […]
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Cynthia Pussinen
Chief Technical Officer at Spark Therapeutics, Inc.
Cynthia Pussinen is the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Spark Therapeutics, Inc., — a member of the Roche Group which is the world’s largest biotech company. As CTO, Pussinen has overall responsibility for Spark’s technology and […]
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Ann Lee-Karlon
Chief Operating Officer at Altos Labs
Dr. Ann Lee-Karlon is Chief Operating Officer of Altos Labs and leads scientific and business operations for the company. She was previously Senior Vice President at Genentech, leading portfolio strategy and operations with oversight for over […]
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Charles Calderaro
Global Head of Technical Operations at Kite Pharma (a Gilead Company)
Chuck Calderaro joined Kite in 2019 as Global Head of Technical Operations. Prior to Kite, he served as the Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing for BioMarin, where he was accountable for a diverse international operations […]
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Jens Vogel
SVP & Global Head of Biotech at Bayer Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Jens Vogel is SVP & Global Head of Biotech, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Product Supply, leading biologics operations, development and strategy across five sites, including cell & gene therapy industrialization. Jens has more than 20 years of […]
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Bradley Glover
EVP & Chief Technology Officer at Celularity
Bradley Glover is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Celularity. He is responsible for a clinically- and commercially-focused cell therapy and degenerative disease products organization managing all aspects of Global Program and Portfolio […]
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Peter Olagunju
Chief Technical Officer at TCR² Therapeutics
Peter Olagunju serves as the Chief Technical Officer of TCR².  He brings over 20 years of experience in cell and gene therapy, clinical development, program management, manufacturing and technical operations. Prior to joining the Company, he […]
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Kathleen Munster
2seventy bio at SVP, Enabling Functions (Quality, Facilities, & IT)
Kathleen Munster is SVP, Enabling Functions (Quality, Facilities, and IT) at 2seventy bio.  2seventy bio is a cell and gene therapy company focused on the research, development, and commercialization of transformative treatments for cancer.  Kathleen joined […]
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Pratik Ahuja
VP, Supply Chain at Urovant Sciences
Pratik Ahuja is Vice President of Supply Chain at Urovant Sciences. He is a visionary executive and leader who has successfully built, led, and transformed large teams in the biopharmaceutical industry across process development, supply chain […]
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Steve Goodman
Executive Director, AAV CMC at Vertex
Steve Goodman is Executive Director, AAV CMC, at Vertex Cell and Gene Therapies. In this role, Steve oversees internal and external process and analytical development, as well as manufacturing, for AAV programs. Prior to this, Steve […]
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John Higgins
Sr. Director Global Technical Operations at AstraZeneca
John Higgins is a Director who serves as Product Champion in Global Technical Operations at AstraZeneca, and is the CMC lead for commercial biologics at AstraZeneca. John has a passion for excellence in CMC and biologics […]
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Jeff Ranney
Director Engineering at Amgen
Jeff leads Amgen Engineering’s Process System team within the Engineering Technical Authority Department (ETA). This team provides operational engineering support for the Amgen network and leads the design for process systems and equipment for major projects […]
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Pouria Motevalian
Director Process Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific
As Director of Process Development, Pouria Motevalian leads process characterization, optimization and scale up for viral vectors at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Additionally, he oversees process modeling/simulation and knowledge management activities. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, […]
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Jose Caraballo-Oramas
VP Corporate Quality at Kite Pharma
Jose Caraballo-Oramas is a Biotech/biopharma executive with extensive quality, development, and manufacturing expertise. As VP of Corporate Quality, he directs and oversees global compliance, quality systems, and quality engineering functions for Kite Pharma, a Gilead company. […]
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David Maraldo
SVP, Global Biologics Operations at Merck
Dave Maraldo leads Global Biologics Operations within the Merck Manufacturing Division (MMD).   In this role, he oversees manufacturing and supply of Merck’s Biologic portfolio of products.   Dave has been part of Merck for over 20 years. […]
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Aaron Vernon
VP, Manufacturing at TCR² Therapeutics
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Parinaz Rajaii
Director, Quality Operations at Iovance Biotherapeutics
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2021 Speakers

Sanat Chattopadhyay
EVP & President, Merck Manufacturing Division at Merck
Sanat Chattopadhyay is responsible for Merck’s worldwide manufacturing and supply operations supporting annual global sales revenues exceeding $40 billion. Merck is known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada. Sanat oversees a network of 50 […]
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Lynn Bottone
VP Biotech Operations at Pfizer
Lynn Bottone is a proven leader with over 30 years of manufacturing and quality experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries. Her vast career includes experiences in Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Project Management, […]
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Peter Marks
Director - Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) at FDA
Peter Marks received his graduate degree in cell and molecular biology and his medical degree at New York University and completed Internal Medicine residency and Hematology/Medical Oncology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He […]
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Pam Cheng
EVP, President Global Operations & IT at AstraZeneca
Pam Cheng joined AstraZeneca in 2015 as executive vice president of Global Operations and Information Technology (IT), guiding the company’s manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, and IT across 18 countries and leading a team of over 19,000. […]
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Esteban Santos
EVP, Operations at Amgen
Esteban Santos serves as executive vice president, Operations. Esteban is responsible for the Operations organization, which encompasses Manufacturing, Process Development, Quality, Engineering and Global Supply Chain. Prior to this role, Santos was senior vice president, Manufacturing, […]
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Patrick Yang
Vice Chairman & Co-Founder at National Resilience, Inc.
Dr. Pat Yang is one of the most accomplished biotech manufacturing executives and technical operations leaders in the industry. From 2017 to 2019, Pat was executive vice president at Juno Therapeutics, a leading CAR-T biotech company […]
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Rahul Singhvi
Co-Founder & CEO at National Resilience, Inc.
Rahul Singhvi is a global leader in the Life Sciences industry and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of National Resilience, Inc. Most recently, Rahul was an Operating Partner at Flagship Pioneering, a Boston-based life sciences […]
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Alison Moore
Chief Technology Officer at Allogene Therapeutics
Dr. Alison Moore is Chief Technical Officer at Allogene Therapeutics. Prior to this role, Moore served as senior vice president, Process Development,in Amgen Operations. Moore was previously vice president, Process and Product Engineering (P&PE), where she […]
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Michael Kamarck
BioPharma Advisor & Board Member
Michael Kamarck was the Chief Technology Officer at Vir. Previously, he was senior vice president of Global Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing and president of Merck BioVentures where he was responsible for the establishment of Merck’s global […]
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Aine Hanly
Chief Technology Officer at Vir Biotechnology
Aine Hanly, Ph.D., serves as Chief Technology Officer at Vir Biotechnology, where she is responsible for overseeing the Company’s technical operations. Her purview includes product and process development, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and CMC strategy. Her […]
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Wolfram Carius
EVP, Cell and Gene Therapy at Bayer AG
Prof. Wolfram Carius is the EVP, Cell and Gene Therapy at Bayer AG and is a member of the Executive Committee for Bayer Pharmaceuticals. He is based in Berlin, Germany. Prior to joining Bayer, Wolfram was […]
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Tim Moore
President & COO at PACT Pharma
Tim Moore has more than three decades of leadership experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and operations. Mr. Moore is current the President and Chief Operating  Officer at PACT Pharma.  Prior to joining PACT, he served as Executive […]
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Karen Walker
Chief Technology Officer at Kyverna Therapeutics
Karen Walker, Chief Technology Officer, Kyverna Therapeutics.  Karen brings >30 years’ experience in the biotech industry, holding positions in Technical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Quality. She has worked in a number of companies including Roche/Genentech, Seattle […]
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Joseph Tarnowski
SVP, Cell & Gene Therapy, R&D Medicinal Science and Technology at GSK
Prior to his current role in CGT, Joe was the Senior Vice President of Biopharm CMC R&D. Before joining GSK in June, 2010, Joe was the Senior Vice President, Biologics Manufacturing and Process Development in the […]
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Andrea Goddard
SVP, Global Head of Quality and Compliance for Pharma Technical Operations at Roche
Andrea Goddard (Andi) is currently the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Quality and Compliance for Roche/Genentech Pharma Technical Operations and is a member of Genentech Executive Committee. Pharma Technical Operations spans the world with […]
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Chris McDonald
SVP & Global Head, Manufacturing at Kite Pharma
Chris leads the Global Manufacturing Leadership Team (GMLT), which includes the Site Operational Leaders and cross-functional partners from Quality, MSAT, IT, HR and Finance.  Chris is responsible for viral vector, clinical and commercial cell therapy operations, […]
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Greg Guyer
EVP and Chief Technical Officer at BioMarin Pharmaceuticals
C. Greg Guyer, Ph.D, joined BioMarin in May 2020 and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Technical Operations, responsible for overseeing our manufacturing, process development, quality, supply chain, […]
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Andy Ramelmeier
EVP Technical Operations at Sangamo Therapeutics
R. Andrew “Andy” Ramelmeier, PhD, currently serves as Executive Vice President, Technical Operations and is responsible for Technical Operations at Sangamo, including manufacturing, quality supply chain, and process and analytical development. Dr. Ramelmeier has 25 years […]
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Anders Vinther
VP Quality at Kronos Bio
Anders Vinther serves as VP Quality at Kronos Bio. He joined Intarcia Therapeutics in 2018 as VP Global Quality and Engagement, previous to this Anders was the Chief Quality Officer at Sanofi Pasteur accountable for cGMP […]
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Melissa Seymour
Head of Global Quality and Chief Quality Officer at Biogen
Melissa Seymour is Global Head of Quality and Chief Quality Officer for Biogen Inc. In her current role Melissa leads the PO&T organization in setting the quality compliance strategy, implementation of quality processes and systems, and […]
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Jerry Cacia
Chief Technology Officer at Graphite Bio
Jerry Cacia is the chief technical officer at Graphite Bio. In this role, Jerry is responsible for leading the development of the overall manufacturing strategy and CMC technical operations in support of Graphite Bio’s gene editing […]
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Mihaela Simianu
Executive Director Global Vaccines Technical Operations at Merck
Dr. Simianu is currently member of Merck’s Global Vaccines Technical Operations accountable for Global Drug Product and Analytical Technology Operations. Prior to this role she served as head of Merck’s Sterile Products Commercialization. She advanced a […]
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Dushyant Varshney
EVP & Chief Technology Officer at Arcturus Therapeutics
Dr. Dushyant B. Varshney, Ph.D., is the Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Arcturus Therapeutics. He is responsible for Global CMC, Technical Operations, Supply & Quality, including technology innovation, product development, manufacturing, technology transfer […]
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Harry Lam
Chief Technology Officer at JW Therapeutics
Dr. Harry Lam currently is Chief Technology Officer and EVP at JW Therapeutics, responsible for JW’s Technical Operations functions, including process development, clinical and commercial manufacturing, manufacturing science & technology, global supply chain, engineering, and capital […]
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Stephen Hill
Chief Technical Officer at Lyell Immunopharma
Stephen Hill is the Chief Technical Officer of Lyell Immunopharma. Prior to this role he was Head of Global Biologics Operations at AstraZeneca where he was responsible for end-to-end supply of the commercial and late-stage clinical […]
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Eric Hacherl
VP of Manufacturing at Spark Therapeutics
Eric Hacherl, Ph.D. is the VP of Manufacturing. He Holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University. As the Head of Manufacturing, he is responsible for Internal and External Manufacturing, Materials Management, Shipping & Receiving […]
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Som Chattopadhyay
VP Global Supply Chain at Amgen
Som Chattopadhyay serves as Vice President, Global Supply Chain Organization. Reporting to Executive Vice-President of Operations, primary responsibilities include supply of medicines to patients in a safe, compliant, and efficient manner. Activities covered included network optimization, […]
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Søren Thuesen Pedersen
Sr. Director, External Affairs Quality Intelligence and Inspection at Novo Nordisk
Søren Is Chemical Engineer by education (1994) and has been working 27 years in Novo Nordisk. During that that time he has been engaged and lead different areas within Manufacturing, QC-Laboratories and CMC Manufacturing Development. He […]
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Murali Muralidhara
Chief Manufacturing Officer at RVAC Medicines
Murali Muralidhara, PhD, Chief Manufacturing Officer at RVAC Medicines, heads up Global CMC, MSAT and SC functions based out of  Singapore-Boston & Shanghai.  He has over  20 years of technical and leadership experience  in Product Development, Manufacturing, […]
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RJ Doornbos
VP Global Quality Systems at Bristol-Myers Squibb
As the Head of Global Quality Systems, RJ serves as a key member of the Global Quality Leadership (GQLT) team. The primary function of this role is to ensure that an effective Quality System is in […]
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Nuno Fontes
SVP, Global Head of Development at Bayer
Nuno is the SVP, Head of Global Biologics Development at Bayer Pharmaceuticals, leading the group responsible for all process development and clinical manufacturing of cell therapy, gene therapy and recombinant protein therapeutics in both Berkeley, CA, […]
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Stan Russell
VP, Quality at TCR2 Therapeutics
Stan Russell is a 32+ year veteran of the Life Science Industry, with experience in Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, and Medical Devices.  His background spans a broad spectrum of dosage forms and therapeutic areas, as well as roles […]
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Jason Murphy
VP, Nucleic Acid Process Development and Applied Technologies at Moderna
Dr. Murphy joined Moderna in 2018 and leads Technical Development of DNA, Enzymes and mRNA related to Moderna’s mRNA platform technology.  Dr. Murphy also leads Applied Technologies which houses Moderna High Throughput Development and Automation Engineering […]
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Claus Weisemann
VP Quality at NGM Biopharmaceuticals
Claus Weisemann joined NGM Biopharmaceuticals in September 2019 as VP of Quality, developing and implementing  science- and risk-based Quality Systems for all GxP areas in a small clinical stage Biotech company.  He brings more than 30 […]
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Jeff Ranney
Executive Director, Engineering at Amgen
Jeff leads Amgen Engineering’s Process System team within the Engineering Technical Authority Department (ETA). This team provides operational engineering support for the Amgen network and leads the design for process systems and equipment for major projects […]
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Gargi Seth
Director, Global Technical Development Project and Portfolio Management at Genentech
Dr. Gargi Seth is a Director in Global Technical Development Project and Portfolio Management group. In this role, Dr. Seth and her team partner with TDTs and stakeholders to drive the progression of CMC projects to deliver […]
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Babita Parekh
VP, Analytical Sciences and Global Bioassay Steward at Eli Lilly
Currently, Babita Parekh is the Vice President of Analytical Sciences and Global Bioassay Steward at Eli Lilly & company. She has obtained an M.S and a Ph.D. in Microbiology/Biochemistry from the M. S. University of Baroda, […]
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Eileen Higham
SVP Technical Operations at Intergalactic Therapeutics
Eileen Higham, Ph.D. has more than 20 years of experience leveraging deep technical, strategic, and operational expertise to develop innovative cell therapies, gene therapies, and biologics to transform human health. Eileen is currently Senior Vice President, […]
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Ruby Casareno
SVP Technical Operations at Allakos
Ruby Casareno, Ph.D., serves as Senior Vice President, Technical Operations at Allakos Inc, leading the biologics drug substance and drug product process development and analytical development, CMC strategy & project management, quality control, and supply chain […]
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Sid Advant
VP GMP Operations at GSK
Siddharth (Sid) J. Advant has 25+ years of experience in the Biopharmaceutical Industry in the area of pharmaceutical development, technical operations and CMC leadership. Sid is currently employed at GSK, leading a GMP Operations organization (Cell […]
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2020 Speakers

Juan Andres
Chief Technical Operations and Quality Officer at Moderna
As Chief Technical Operations and Quality Officer, Juan Andres is responsible for the supply of product required for Moderna’s preclinical and clinical development programs, as well as scaling the CMC (chemistry, manufacturing and controls) processes across Moderna’s […]
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Patrick Yang
Chairman at Acepodia & Founding Board Director at Sana Biotechnology
Dr. Patrick Y. Yang has over 35 years leadership experience in technology, manufacturing, supply chain, and operational management functions in General Electric, Merck, Genentech, Roche, and Juno Therapeutics. He was Executive Vice President and Global Head […]
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Lou Schmukler
EVP and President, Global Product Development & Supply at Bristol-Myers Squibb
As Executive Vice President and President of Global Product Development and Supply (GPS), Lou oversees the worldwide product development, manufacturing and supply chain arms for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). His organization leads the development, launch and commercial lifecycle […]
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Michael Kamarck
Chief Technology Officer at Vir Biotechnology
Michael Kamarck is Chief Technology Officer at Vir. Previously, he was senior vice president of Global Vaccines and Biologics Manufacturing and president of Merck BioVentures where he was responsible for the establishment of Merck’s global biosimilars […]
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Alison Moore
Chief Technology Officer at Allogene Therapeutics
Dr. Alison Moore is Chief Technical Officer at Allogene Therapeutics. Prior to this role, Moore served as senior vice president, Process Development,in Amgen Operations. Moore was previously vice president, Process and Product Engineering (P&PE), where she […]
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Pam Cheng
EVP, President Global Operations & IT at AstraZeneca
Pam Cheng joined AstraZeneca in 2015 as executive vice president of Global Operations and Information Technology (IT), guiding the company’s manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, and IT across 18 countries and leading a team of over 19,000. […]
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Derek Adams
Chief Technology and Manufacturing Officer at bluebird bio
Derek Adams joined bluebird bio in March 2017 as Chief Technology and Manufacturing Officer leading all pharmaceutical sciences that includes process and analytical development, manufacturing, technical operations, and supply chain. Prior to joining bluebird, Derek was […]
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John Pinion
EVP Translational Sciences, Chief Quality Operations Officer at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical
John Pinion has over 26 years of global experience leading biologic, small molecule pharmaceutical, gene therapy and device operations across Asia, Europe and the Americas. His expertise and leadership spans engineering, quality, manufacturing and translational sciences. […]
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Brendan O’Callaghan
SVP & Global Head of Specialty Care IA at Sanofi
Brendan O’Callaghan is responsible for over 5000 colleagues across several global manufacturing sites who are committed to bringing life-changing biologics based medicines to help improve the lives of patients everywhere. In his role, Brendan collaborates transversally […]
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Arleen Paulino
SVP Global Manufacturing at Amgen
Arleen Paulino, senior vice president, Manufacturing, leads Amgen’s commercial manufacturing organization. Prior to this role, Paulino served as vice president, Site Operations at Amgen Singapore Manufacturing from 2016 to 2018, where she led the team to […]
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Jens Vogel
SVP & Global Head of Biotech at Bayer Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Jens Vogel rejoined Bayer in March of 2020 as Global Head of Biotech for the Bayer Pharmaceuticals Product Supply organization. He has more than 20 years of professional and leadership experience in the area of […]
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Charlene Banard
Global Head of Technical Operations for Cell & Gene Therapy at Novartis
Charlene Banard serves as the Head of Technical Operations for the Cell & Gene Therapy platform at Novartis, a role which is accountable for the multi-national network of manufacturing facilities producing innovative CAR-T cell therapies for […]
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Craig Kennedy
SVP Global Supply Chain Management at Merck
Mr. Craig Kennedy is Senior Vice President of Transformation and Supply Chain Management.  Craig has a proven track record of driving change and operations improvement at Merck.  Craig will enable our transformational efforts focused on Fortify […]
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Stacey Ma
EVP Technical Operations at Sana Biotechnology
Stacey is currently the Executive Vice President of Technical Operations at Sana Biotechnology. In this role, she is a member of the Sana Executive Team, and oversees process, pharmaceutical and analytical development, supply chain, quality, CMC […]
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LeAnn Pipkins
VP Global Supply Chain at Gilead Sciences
LeAnn Pipkins joined Gilead in 2019 as Vice President of Global Supply Chain and has been focused on leading Gilead’s transformation in integrated planning. Before Gilead, LeAnn spent 20 years in the biopharmaceutical industry in roles […]
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Greg Russotti
Chief Technology Officer at Century Therapeutics
Greg Russotti is the Chief Technology Officer at Century Therapeutics, a company developing iPSC-derived, allogeneic immune cell therapy products for hematology/oncology indications. Before joining Century in January 2020, Greg was Vice President of Cell Therapy Development […]
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Susan Abu-Absi
SVP, Pharmaceutical Development & Technology at bluebird bio
Susan Abu-Absi, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development & Technology at bluebird bio, a gene therapy company located in Cambridge, MA. The integrated product platforms at bluebird bio encompass gene therapy, cancer immunotherapy and […]
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Prentice Curry
SVP, Quality and Compliance at Kite, A Gilead Company
Prentice Curry has been a biotechnology and pharmaceutical professional for more than 30 years. He started his career at Cetus Corporation, one of the first biotechnology start-up companies in quality laboratory and manufacturing roles. He has […]
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Eric Hahn
SVP, Head Biologics Operating Unit at Takeda
Eric is the SVP & Head of Takeda’s Global Biologics Operating Unit. He joined Takeda in 2014 as Head of Global Engineering for the Vaccines Business Division and transitioned to Takeda’s Global Manufacturing and Supply Organization […]
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Hari Pujar
Operating Partner at Flagship Pioneering
Hari Pujar, Ph.D., serves as Operating Partner, at Flagship Pioneering, helping create breakthroughs in human health and build life science companies.  Previously he was Chief Technology Officer of Spark Therapeutics, a pioneer and leader in AAV […]
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Stephen Hardt
VP, Supply Chain and External Manufacturing at Allogene Therapeutics
Stephen Hardt is the Vice President Supply Chain and External Manufacturing for Allogene Therapeutics, overseeing a broad network of contract manufacturers and suppliers and leading Allogene’s planning, logistics and distribution functions. Stephen has over 25 years […]
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Som Chattopadhyay
VP Global Supply Chain at Amgen
Som Chattopadhyay serves as Vice President, Global Supply Chain Organization. Reporting to Executive Vice-President of Operations, primary responsibilities include supply of medicines to patients in a safe, compliant, and efficient manner. Activities covered included network optimization, […]
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Kim Burson
Head of Quality Assurance and Quality Control at Denali Therapeutics
Kim K. Burson, Ph.D. is the Head of Quality Assurance and Quality Control at Denali Therapeutics which is dedicated to defeating neurodegenerative diseases. She has over 20 years of quality experience in diversified product platforms including […]
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Shannon Holmes
Director, Product Development Quality at Biogen
Shannon is the Director of Product Development Quality at Biogen, based in Research Triangle Park, NC. She leads a global team responsible for quality oversight and strategy of all products and devices in clinical development as […]
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John Lunger
Chief Patient Supply Officer at Adaptimmune
John Lunger has been Adaptimmune’s Chief Patient Supply Officer since August 2019. John leads the teams responsible for producing and delivering products to patients, accelerating supply execution, and optimizing the supply chain to be ready for […]
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Professor. Mazen Hassanain
Managing Director at SaudiVax
Prof. Mazen Hassanain, King Saud University Professor of Surgery, Canadian College of Surgery Association Fellow with expertise in Transplantation, Immunology, and Oncology, has founded a number of companies in the healthcare and biotechnology sectors. SaudiVax is […]
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Shishir Gadam
VP Cell Therapy Manufacturing Science and Technology at Bristol-Myers Squibb
Shishir is currently a Vice President of Cell Therapy Global Manufacturing Science and Technology at BMS. He was previously at Genentech/Roche where he held various leadership roles: Senior Director of Biologics commercial CMC management; Head of […]
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Ezequiel Zylberberg
VP of Product Development at Akron Biotechnology
Ezequiel Zylberberg, Ph.D. is Vice President of Product Development and Planning at Akron Biotechnology, a manufacturer of cGMP-compliant ancillary materials to enable the development and commercialization of advanced therapies. Ezequiel manages Akron’s supply chain and product […]
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Derrick Fournier
Executive Director, Global Product Development and Supply Business Insights and Analytics at Bristol-Myers Squibb
Derrick is an executive focused on helping organizations drive value through the power of analytics. He currently leads the manufacturing and supply chain Business Insights and Analytics (BIA) team at Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). Derrick also led […]
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Sam MacHour
SVP & Chief Quality Officer at Samsung Biologics
Prior to joining Samsung Biologics in 2019, Sam spent more than 32 years supporting large MedTech, Bioscience and Biopharmaceutical companies achieve business operational excellence and gain leadership in the areas of Research & Development, Quality, Compliance, […]
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Paul Jorjorian
VP & General Manager, Biologics at Thermo Fisher Scientific
As the VP of Biologics Paul oversees a global Biologics Drug Substance manufacturing and development network for Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Pharma Services. Paul has held multiple leadership roles in process development, technology transfer and operations. In […]
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Pascal Bécotte
Co-Leader, Corporate Officers Sector (Global Functions) & Global Leader, Operations & Supply Chain Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates
Dr. Pascal Bécotte leads the firm’s Canadian operations and co-leads the firm’s global Corporate Officers practice which includes the Finance, Human Resources, Operations & Supply Chain, Legal, Regulatory & Compliance and Corporate Affairs practices. Pascal is […]
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Eric Good
Director, Compliance at ProPharma Group
Dr. Eric Good is an energetic, award-winning leader with extensive U.S. and international experience in Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Good has worked in aseptic manufacturing, project management, and Quality Assurance under Consent Decree conditions. He has […]
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Daniel J. Littlefield
Principal at Modality Solutions
Daniel Littlefield has established Modality Solutions as an innovator in cold chain validation practices. Dan exemplified this leadership during Modality Solutions’ recent clinical trial operations work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), along with […]
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Gary Hutchinson
President at Modality Solutions
Gary Hutchinson is president of Modality Solutions and has led our organization since its founding in 2011. Over the last two decades, he has designed and managed biopharmaceutical cold chains for best-in-class organizations. His professional focus […]
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Zinaid Dzinovic
Director Principal Consulting & Client Advisory at Körber Pharma Software
Zinaid Dzinovic is Director Principal Consulting & Client Advisory at Körber Pharma (formerly Werum IT Solutions). Before taking on his current position, for over 5 years Zinaid has worked at Novartis AG in Switzerland. His core […]
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Stephen McCarthy
VP, Digital Innovation at Sparta Systems
Steve McCarthy is Vice President of Digital Innovation at Sparta Systems. Steve provides domain expertise and serves as an industry evangelist and customer advocate for Sparta. In this role, Steve works closely with Sparta’s customers to […]
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Anne Marie O’Halloran
Supply Chain Global and NA Lead-Life Sciences at Accenture
Anne Marie O’Halloran is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Products Operating Group, where she leads Accenture’s Industry X.0 & Supply Chain practice for the Life Sciences sector.  This practice brings together services across innovation, product development, […]
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Barry Heavey
Life Sciences Industry X.0 Lead – Ireland at Accenture
Barry has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working in areas such as immunology,  bio manufacturing  and stem cell research. He has a PhD in Genetics from University of Vienna and an MBA from […]
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George Siu
Part Leader at Samsung Biologics
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