Meet the speakers


Innovation across biotech, medtech and healthtech

Tariq Arif, Business Development Officer, UCLA Technology Development Group

Tariq Arif

Business Development Officer
UCLA Technology Development Group
Gwilym Attwell, Principal, Fish & Richardson

Gwilym Attwell

Principal
Fish & Richardson
Elizabeth Bailey, Managing Director, Rhia Ventures 300x

Elizabeth Bailey

Managing Director
Rhia Ventures
Michael Bailey, President & CEO, AVEO Oncology

Michael Bailey

President & CEO
AVEO Oncology
Peter Bak, Managing Director, Back Bay Life Science Advisors

Peter Bak

Managing Director
Back Bay Life Science Advisors
Robert Barberi, SVP Director - Cyber Security & Professional Risk, Willis Towers Watson

Rob Barberi

Senior Vice President, Director - Cyber Security & Professional Risk
WTW
Caroline Barelle, CEO, Elasmogen

Caroline Barelle

CEO
Elasmogen
Bob Bargenquast, Head of U.S. Market Access Strategy & Reimbursement, Zeiss

Bob Bargenquast

Head of U.S. Market Access Strategy & Reimbursement
Zeiss
Anna Barry, Chief Legal Officer & Head of Corporate Strategy, Korro Bio

Anna Barry

Chief Operating Officer
Korro Bio
Sharon Benzeno, CBO, Adaptive Biotech 300x

Sharon Benzeno

Chief Commercial Officer
Adaptive Biotechnologies
Jens Bitsch-Norhave, VP Early Innovation Partnering, East North America, J&J Innovation

Jens Bitsch-Norhave

VP, Transactions & Innovation Partnering, East North America
J&J Innovation
Gaye Bok, Partner, AI and Digital Innovation Fund, Mass General Brigham

Gaye Bok

Partner, AI and Digital Innovation Fund
Mass General Brigham
Travis Bond, Chief Executive Officer, Altoida

Travis Bond

Chief Executive Officer
Altoida
Joseph Boncore, CEO, MassBio; Former Massachusetts State Senator (2016-2021)

Joseph Boncore

CEO, MassBio
Former Massachusetts State Senator (2016-2021)
Elena Bonfiglioli, Global Business Lead Healthcare, Strategy Lead Pharma Life Sciences, Microsoft

Elena Bonfiglioli

Global Business Lead Healthcare, Strategy Lead Pharma Life Sciences
Microsoft
Melissa Bradford-Klug, Chief Business Officer, Rarestone Group

Melissa Bradford-Klug

Chief Business Officer
Rarestone Group
Kerrie Brady, CEO, OcuTerra Therapeutics

Kerrie Brady

CEO
OcuTerra Therapeutics
Christine Brennan, Partner, MRL Ventures Fund LLC

Christine Brennan

Managing Partner
Vertex Ventures HC
Lynda Brown-Ganzert, Chief Executive Officer, Curatio

Lynda Brown-Ganzert

Chief Executive Officer
Curatio
Matthew Cardinal, VP Strategy & Program Leadership, Halloran Consulting Group

Matthew Cardinal

VP Strategy & Program Leadership
Halloran Consulting Group
Henry Chen, Managing Partner, Delos Capital

Henry Chen

Managing Partner
Delos Capital
Christopher Cleary, VP Corporate Development, Medtronic

Christopher Cleary

VP Corporate Development
Medtronic
Stacy Cline Amin, Partner, Morrison Foerster; Former Chief Counsel of the FDA & Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services (HS)

Stacy Cline Amin

Partner, Morrison Foerster
Former Chief Counsel of the FDA & Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services (HS)
Michael Cohen, Partner, Brown Rudnick

Michael Cohen

Partner
Brown Rudnick
Alan Collis, Vice President, Integrated Drug Discovery Services, Syngene International

Alan Collis

Vice President, Integrated Drug Discovery Services
Syngene International Ltd
Carrie Cook, Chief Business Officer, Cerevance

Carrie Cook

Chief Business Officer
Cerevance
Travis Coy, Vice President, Transaction and M&A, Corporate Business Development, Eli Lilly

Travis Coy

Vice President, Transaction and M&A, Corporate Business Development
Eli Lilly
Sharon Cunningham, CEO, Shorla Pharma

Sharon Cunningham

CEO
Shorla Pharma
Adam Dakin, Managing Director, Healthtech, Dreamit Ventures

Adam Dakin

Managing Director, Healthtech
Dreamit Ventures
Chad Davis, Partner, Dechert

Chad Davis

Partner
Dechert
Peter Day, Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, Piper Sandler

Peter Day

Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking
Piper Sandler
Cris de Luca, Global Head, Digital Investments, Sanofi Ventures

Cris de Luca

Global Head, Digital Investments
Sanofi Ventures
Rebecca Decker, Head of Global Health Economics and Market Access, Siemens Healthineers

Rebecca Decker

Head of Global Health Economics and Market Access
Siemens Healthineers
Gati Dharani, Director, Innovation Lab, Pfizer

Gati Dharani

Director, Innovation Lab
Pfizer
Shailja Dixit, CEO, Curio Digital Therapeutics

Shailja Dixit

CEO
Curio Digital Therapeutics
Douglas Fambrough, CEO, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals

Douglas Fambrough

CEO
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals
Jonathan Fox, Managing Director, Deloitte

Jonathan Fox

Managing Director
Deloitte
Sheila Frame, President of the Americas, Amyrt

Sheila Frame

President of the Americas
Amryt Pharma
Jennifer Fried, CEO & Co-Founder, Explorer Surgical

Jennifer Fried

CEO & Co-Founder
Explorer Surgical
James Gallagher, Life Sciences Regulatory Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran LLP

James Gallagher

Life Sciences Regulatory Partner
Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
Shaan Gandhi, Director, Northpond Ventures

Shaan Gandhi

Director
Northpond Ventures
Robert Garber, Partner, 7WireVentures

Robert Garber

Partner
7wireVentures
Leslie Gautam, Executive Director, Torreya

Leslie Gautam

Executive Director
Torreya
Doug Giordano, Managing Director, Perceptive Advisors

Doug Giordano

Managing Director
Perceptive Advisors
Alexandra Glucksmann, CEO, Cedilla Therapeutics

Sandra Glucksmann

President and CEO
Cedilla Therapeutics
Townsend Goddard, Senior VP of Global Business Development, Olympus

Townsend Goddard

Senior VP of Global Business Development
Olympus
Michael Greeley, General Partner, Flare Capital Partners

Michael Greeley

General Partner
Flare Capital Partners
Luba Greenwood, CEO, Kojin Therapeutics

Luba Greenwood

Managing Director, Dana-Faber Ventures Fund
CEO, Kojin
Yacine Hadjiat, Global Head of Digital Solutions & Chief Medical Officer, Biogen Digital Health

Yacine Hadjiat

Global Head of Digital Solutions & Chief Medical Officer
Biogen Digital Health
Stephen Hahn, CEO & Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Stephen Hahn

CEO & Partner, Flagship Pioneering
CEO, Harbinger Health; Former US FDA Commissioner (2019-2021)
Giles Hamilton, CEO, ODx Innovations

Giles Hamilton

CEO
ODx Innovations
Deanna Harshbarger, VP Product, Cala Health

Deanna Harshbarger

VP Product
Cala Health
Matthew Hawryluk, EVP & Chief Business Officer, Gritstone bio

Matthew Hawryluk

EVP & Chief Business Officer
Gritstone bio
Zach Henderson, Chief Commercial Officer, Glooko

Zach Henderson

CCO
Glooko
Peter Henstock, Machine Learning & AI Technical Lead, Pfizer

Peter Henstock

Machine Learning & AI Technical Lead
Pfizer
Brent Hicks, Director, Technology and Innovation, Cleveland Clinic

Brent Hicks

Director, Technology and Innovation
Cleveland Clinic
Derek Hicks, Chief Business Officer, Intellia Therapeutics

Derek Hicks

Chief Business Officer
Intellia Therapeutics
William Hicks, Co-Chair, Securities & Capital Markets Practice, Mintz

William Hicks

Co-chair Securities & Capital Markets Group
Mintz
Lori Hu, Managing Director, Vertex Ventures

Lori Hu

Managing Director
Vertex Ventures
Thomas Hummel, Head of Strategy & Innovation, Siemens Healthineers

Thomas Hummel

Head of Strategy & Innovation
Siemens Healthineers
Nouhad Husseini, SVP and Head of Business Development & Corporate Strategy, Regeneron

Nouhad Husseini

SVP and Head of Business Development & Corporate Strategy
Regeneron
Christina Isacson, Partner, Lightstone Ventures

Christina Isacson

Partner
Lightstone Ventures
Andrea Jackson, Director, Northpond Ventures 300x

Andrea Jackson

Director
Northpond Ventures
Chelsea Johnson, Principal, Atlas Venture

Chelsea Place Johnson

Principal
Atlas Ventures
Matthew Karlyn, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Matthew Karlyn

Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Maha Katabi, General Partner, Sofinnova Investments

Maha Katabi

General Partner
Sofinnova Investments
Oliver Keown, Managing Director, Intuitive Ventures

Oliver Keown

Managing Director
Intuitive Ventures
Minji Kim, General Manager, AffaMed Digital

Minji Kim

General Manager
AffaMed Digital
Nina Kjellson, General Partner, Canaan

Nina Kjellson

General Partner
Canaan
Adam Landman, VP, Chief Information and Digital Innovation Officer, Harvard University

Adam Landman

VP, Chief Information and Digital Innovation Officer
Harvard University
Ruta Laukien, Managing Partner, Graybella Capital

Ruta Laukien

Managing Partner
Graybella Capital
Jin Lee, Director of Digital Health, Rx+Global, Astellas Pharma US

Jin Lee

Director of Digital Health, Rx+
Astellas Pharma Inc
Kathy Lee-Sepsick, President & Chief Executive Officer, Femasys

Kathy Lee-Sepsick

President & Chief Executive Officer
Femasys
Christopher Leo, Managing Director, Back Bay Life Science Advisors

Christopher Leo

Managing Director
Back Bay Life Science Advisors
Lizabeth Leveille, Head, Boston & Europe BD&L, Merck

Lizabeth Leveille

Head, Boston & Europe BD&L
Merck
Debbie Lin, Executive Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Debbie Lin

Executive in Residence
DigitalDx
Ben Linville-Engler, Chief Investment Strategist and Program Executive, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative

Ben Linville-Engler

Chief Investment Strategist & Program Executive
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
Sarah Liu, Chief Commercial Officer, 9 Meters Biopharma

Sarah Liu

Chief Commercial Officer
9 Meters Biopharma
Brad Loncar, Chief Executive Officer, Loncar Investments

Brad Loncar

Chief Executive Officer
Loncar Investments
Michael Machin, Senior Vice President, M&A Group, WTW

Michael Machin

Senior Vice President, M&A Group
WTW
Stuart Mackey, Global Head, BD, Daiichi Sankyo

Stuart Mackey

Global Head, BD
Daiichi Sankyo
Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch, CEO, Vigil Neuroscience

Ivana Magovcevic-Liebisch

CEO
Vigil Neuroscience
Ankit Mahadevia, Founder and CEO, Spero Therapeutics

Ankit Mahadevia

Founder and CEO
Spero Therapeutics
Alisa Mall, Managing Director, Foresite Capital

Alisa Mall

Managing Director
Foresite Capital
Konstantina Manjoros-Katcheves, SVP Business Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Konstantina Katcheves

SVP, Business Development, Innovative Technologies & Geographic Search
Bristol Myers Squibb
Lorraine Marchand, General Manager, Life Sciences, Watson Health, IBM

Lorraine Marchand

General Manager, Life Sciences, Watson Health
IBM
Tom Marron, Vice President – Venture Science, Eli Lilly

Tom Marron

Vice President – Venture Science
Eli Lilly
Christopher Martin, Principal, RSM

Christopher Martin

Principal
RSM
Sean McClain, Founder & CEO, Absci

Sean McClain

Founder & CEO
Absci
Jason Mellad, CEO, Start Codon

Jason Mellad

CEO
Start Codon
Christopher Mellen, Chief Information Security Officer, Ginkgo Bioworks

Christopher Mellen

Chief Information Security Officer
Ginkgo Bioworks
Elizabeth Mily, EVP BD, Bristol Myers Squibb 300x

Elizabeth Mily

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Will Morris, Healthcare Life Sciences Lead, Google

Will Morris

Healthcare Life Sciences Lead
Google
Wolfgang Mueller, Roche Diagnostics Healthcare Transformation Initiative Lead, Roche Diagnostics

Wolfgang Mueller

Roche Diagnostics Healthcare Transformation Initiative Lead
Roche Diagnostics
Ivana Naeymi-Rad, Chief Operating Officer, Intelligent Medical Objects

Ivana Naeymi-Rad

Chief Operating Officer
Intelligent Medical Objects
Ronjon Nag, Founder, R42 Group

Ronjon Nag

Founder
R42 Group
Amir Naiberg, Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Executive Officer and President, UCLA TDG

Amir Naiberg

Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Executive Officer and President
UCLA TDG
Huw Nash, COO and CBO, Stoke Therapeutics

Huw Nash

COO and CBO
Stoke Therapeutics
Imran Nasrullah, Vice President & Head, Open Innovation Center North America, Bayer

Imran Nasrullah

Vice President & Head, Open Innovation Center North America
Bayer
Steven Neier, Principal, Binney Street Capital, Dana Farber Ventures Fund

Steven Neier

Principal, Binney Street Capital
Dana Farber Ventures Fund
Etienne Nichols, Medical Device Guru & Community Manager, Greenlight Guru

Etienne Nichols

Medical Device Guru & Community Manager
Greenlight Guru
Laura Niklason, CEO, Humacyte

Laura Niklason

CEO
Humacyte
Julian Nikolchev, Senior VP Corporate Development & Strategy, Intuitive

Julian Nikolchev

Senior VP Corporate Development & Strategy
Intuitive
Shani Noel, Director, Market Access & Managed Care, Respiratory Health, Baxter

Shani Noel

Director, Market Access & Managed Care, Respiratory Health
Baxter
Samantha OConnor, Head, Business and Operations, Emerging Sciences & Innovation (ES&I), Pfizer

Samantha O'Connor

Head, Business and Operations, Emerging Sciences & Innovation (ES&I)
Pfizer
Chris ODonnell, Executive Director of WRDM and Partner at Pfizer Ventures, Pfizer

Chris O'Donnell

Executive Director of WRDM and Partner at Pfizer Ventures
Pfizer
Delphine O’Rourke, Partner, Goodwin Procter

Delphine O’Rourke

Partner
Goodwin Procter
Jennifer Petter, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Arrakis Therapeutics

Jennifer Petter

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer
Arrakis Therapeutics
Anthony Philippakis, Venture Partner, GV & Chief Data Officer, Broad Institute

Anthony Philippakis

Venture Partner, GV & Chief Data Officer
Broad Institute
Stephanie Richards, Partner, Goodwin Procter

Stephanie Richards

Partner
Goodwin Procter
Paul Roben, Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Commercialisation, UC San Diego

Paul Roben

Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation & Commercialisation
UC San Diego
Matthew Roden, Executive Partner, MPM Capital and Chief Executive Officer, AKTIS Oncology

Matthew Roden

Executive Partner, MPM Capital
Chief Executive Officer, AKTIS Oncology
Neil Sahota, United Nations Artificial Intelligence Advisor

Neil Sahota

Artificial Intelligence Advisor
United Nations
Antonio Sanchez-Cordero, VP Business Development (M&A) Peripheral Intervention, BD

Antonio Sanchez-Cordero

VP Business Development (M&A) Peripheral Intervention
BD
Diana Saraceni, Partner, Panakès Partners

Diana Saraceni

Partner
Panakès Partners
Uciane Scarlett, Principle, MPM Capital

Uciane Scarlett

Principle
MPM Capital
Adam Schoen, Partner, Brown Rudnick

Adam Schoen

Partner
Brown Rudnick
Jeffrey Schwartz, Managing Director, Bain Capital

Jeffrey Schwartz

Managing Director
Bain Capital
Denise Scots-Knight, CEO, Mereo Biopharma

Denise Scots-Knight

CEO
Mereo Biopharma
Juan-Pablo Segura, Co-Founder and President, Babyscripts

Juan-Pablo Segura

Co-Founder and President
Babyscripts
Jerrold Shapiro, President, Floelle Inc.

Jerrold Shapiro

President
Floelle Inc.
Abhinav Shashank, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Innovaccer

Abhinav Shashank

Co-Founder and Chief Executive
Innovaccer
Jiye Shi, Associate VP, Head of Computational Design and Automation Platforms, Eli Lilly

Jiye Shi

Associate VP, Head of Computational Design and Automation Platforms
Eli Lilly
Will Spagnoli, Chief Technology Officer, Phronesis Artificial

Will Spagnoli

Chief Technology Officer
Phronesis Artificial Intelligence
KC Stone, Head of Healthcare, BTIG

KC Stone

Head of Healthcare
BTIG
Lara Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Pyxis Oncology

Lara Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer
Pyxis Oncology
Heather Sugrue, VP - Business Development Discovery Services, Syngene International Ltd

Heather Sugrue

Vice President, Integrated Drug Discovery Services
Syngene International Ltd
Ramita Tandon, Chief Clinical Trials Officer, Walgreens Health

Ramita Tandon

Chief Clinical Trials Officer
Walgreens Health
Nilay Thakar, Principal, ARCH Venture Partners

Nilay Thakar

Principal
ARCH Venture Partners
Tamar Thompson, Head, Corporate Affairs, Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease

Tamar Thompson

Head, Corporate Affairs
Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease
Steve Tolle, Partner, HLM Ventures-1

Steve Tolle

General Partner
HLM Venture Partners
Chuck Triano, Chief Financial Officer, Xalud Therapeutics

Chuck Triano

Chief Financial Officer
Xalud Therapeutics
Pieter van Rooyen, CEO, Pleno

Pieter van Rooyen

CEO
Pleno
Ramani Varanasi, President & CEO, X-Biotix Therapeutics

Ramani Varanasi

President & CEO
X-Biotix Therapeutics
Maria Velissaris, Founding Partner, SteelSky Ventures

Maria Velissaris

Founding Partner
SteelSky Ventures
Lea Von Bidder, CEO, Ava

Lea Von Bidder

CEO
Ava
Amy Waldron, Global Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions, Google Cloud - Health Plans, Google

Amy Waldron

Global Leader, Healthcare & Life Sciences Solutions, Google Cloud - Health Plans
Google
Nathaniel Wang, CEO, Replicate Bioscience

Nathaniel Wang

CEO
Replicate Bioscience
Chris Wasden, Head, Happify Health

Chris Wasden

Chief Strategy Officer
Happify
Ethan Wergelis-Isaacson, Digital Health Strategy, Otsuka

Ethan Wergelis-Isaacson

Digital Health Strategy
Otsuka
John Westwood, Partner & Global Life Sciences Business Leader, Oliver Wyman

John Westwood

Partner & Global Life Sciences Business Leader
Oliver Wyman
Cory Wiegert, COO, IntegraConnect

Cory Wiegert

COO
IntegraConnect
Richard Wilmot, Head, Philips Health Tech Ventures

Richard Wilmot

Head
Philips Health Tech Ventures
Andrew Wilkins, Partner, Dechert

Andrew Wilkins

Partner
Dechert
Claire Woodthorpe, VP, Europe & COO, Lightpoint Medical

Claire Woodthorpe

VP Europe, Chief Operating Officer
Light Point Medical
Amir Zur, Head of R&D, Digital Health, Takeda

Amir Zur

Head of R&D, Digital Health
Takeda
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