List of 2019 Speakers


2019 Conference Speakers


Paul BiondiSVP, Head of Business Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Kathy BowdishVice President Global R&D and Head of Sunrise Ventures, Sanofi U.S.
Jason Dinges, Investment Advisory, Morningside Ventures
Jon Edwards
Principal, Medicxi
Luke Evnin, Managing Director, MPM Capital
Don Frail, SVP, Research, External Science & Innovation, Allergan
Carl Goldfisher, Managing Director, Bay City Capital
Henry Gosebruch,
EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, Abbvie
Chris Haskell
Vice President and Head, West Coast Innovation Center, Bayer
Natasha Hernday, Senior VP Corporate Development, Seattle Genetics
Chau KhuongPrivate Equity Partner, Orbimed
Damien McDevitt, Chief Business Officer, Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Ron Newbold
Senior Vice President and Head of US Business Development & Alliance Management, Otsuka America Pharmaceuticals
Oleg Nodelman, Founder and Managing Director, EcoR1
Carole NuechterleinHead, Roche Venture Fund
Heather Preston, Managing Partner, Pivotal BioVentures
Camille SamuelsPartner, Venrock
Ioannis Sapountzis, US Head, Business Development & Licensing Specialty Pharma, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Nigel Sheail, Head of Business Development & Licensing, Novartis
Alex Szidon, Head, West Coast Innovation Hub, Merck 
Jeff Warmke
Senior Vice President, External Scientific Affairs, Daiichi Sankyo