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Jennifer Johnson

Associate General Counsel DuPont Jennifer Johnson is Associate General Counsel for DuPont.  In her role, she leads the legal department for DuPont’s Industrial Biosciences business.  Jennifer came to DuPont from Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner in Washington, DC, where she was a partner specializing in biotech and pharmaceutical patent litigation.  She has served as … Continue reading Jennifer Johnson

Lisa Carmel

Principal Independent Lisa Carmel has 25+ years of international marketing and commercialization of healthcare and consumer packaged goods (CPG) products with companies, such as P&G in the US, Europe and China. She was co-founder of a healthcare-focused management consultancy with clients, such as MedImmune, Agilent and Emergent Biocides, before joining the founding startup team of … Continue reading Lisa Carmel

Lynn Marks

Senior R&D Advsior CTR to BARDA Dr. Marks is a consultant (Senior R&D Advisor) across a range of projects and challenges faced by BARDA.  He particularly focuses on the emerging CARB-X portfolio and program.  He joined BARDA in September 2017. Dr. Marks recently retired, after 25 years, from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as Senior Vice President in … Continue reading Lynn Marks

Sobha Pisharody

VP, Commercialization SlipChip Sobha Pisharody, Ph.D., is currently VP of Commercialization at SlipChip Corporation.  Prior to joining SlipChip, she was a Director of Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific where she led businesses within the qPCR and Capillary Electrophoresis franchises. Prior to that Dr. Pisharody was the founder and CEO of GenoRx, Inc. She holds … Continue reading Sobha Pisharody

Todd Peterson

Chief Technology Officer Synthetic Genomics Dr. Todd Peterson is currently Chief Technology Officer at Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI) based in La Jolla, California.  SGI is a leader in synthetic biology and applied genomics technologies developing breakthrough solutions for major global issues.   Dr. Peterson has >25 years of experience in industrial research and development in the … Continue reading Todd Peterson

Teddy Johnson

Managing Partner Revenue River Partners Teddy Johnson is the Managing Partner of Revenue River Partners, which conducts market research and develops clinical and commercialization strategies for healthcare companies worldwide. Teddy joined the healthcare community over 20 years ago, after graduating from Stanford University’s mechanical engineering program. Since then, he has served start-up and Fortune 500 … Continue reading Teddy Johnson

Mohan Iyer

COO Whole Biome Mohan is Chief Operating Officer of Whole Biome, a leading start-up in the microbiome field.  He started his career as a biochemical engineer at Genentech in the mid-80s, when the biotech industry itself was comprised of start-ups.  In a career spanning almost 30 years in biotech, he has held various executive level positions in both technical and business functions at … Continue reading Mohan Iyer

LouAnn Conner

Founder and CEO Sagacious Think LouAnn Conner is the CEO of SagaciousThink a consulting and interim operations leadership company. She assists scaling companies achieve their strategic initiatives whether it is global expansion, new market entry, or other significant turning points that have enterprise wide impact. She has worked in North America, Europe and Asia and … Continue reading LouAnn Conner