Managing Director , IndieBio NY
Scientist and innovation specialist with lean startup, business modeling and hands-on company formation experience. Research career spanned biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and life-sciences authoring over 30 scientific articles published in top-tier scientific journals, including Cell and Nature. Entrepreneurial experience as founder (Bio-start), co-founder (Abpro), founding scientist (Vertex Pharmaceuticals) and mentor to multiple early-stage startups and proto-entrepreneurs. Demonstrated record of success and accomplishments in innovation leadership as CEO of the UK’s national innovation & knowledge centre for synthetic biology.