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Connecting the region with unrivaled opportunities

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Biocom accelerates member success with targeted programs and customized services reflecting the many unique aspects of the greater Los Angeles region. One size does not fit all, and Biocom’s Los Angeles programs are tailored to the area. As a growing cluster in California, Biocom’s Los Angeles office aims to build the networks that are critical to economic growth in the life science industry. Learn about our Los Angeles Regional Policy Priorities here.

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LOS ANGELES EVENTS

Biocom creates valuable networks that accelerate member success in Los Angeles through a variety of programs, including specialized events, targeted conferences, expert committees, leadership dinners, industry-focused meetings, scientific roundtables, venture capital days, and member-to-member networking. To address the greatest challenge of the region—its lack of a geographical center—Biocom holds these events throughout the greater LA area in broad range of locations, times and venues.

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“Thank you for inviting me and us to last night’s one-year anniversary celebration (and the gracious recognition!)  It’s amazing how you have started up the Biocom office and have grown it into such a presence in this metropolis! I’m very hopeful the City of LA will stay very connected and at the table in your great work with the various firms. Our region is sitting on a gold mine of startups, large and small companies, existing and potential employers, and vast intelligence and academic structure of this sector.   Your facilitative efforts to keep it alive and robust is just tremendous!  Congratulations!”
David Eder, Deputy Director, Workforce Investment Board at City of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Team

Hanan Al-Hakim
Sr. Program Manager
Hanan Al-Hakim
Sr. Program Manager — Los Angeles

Hanan is responsible for connecting Los Angeles-area life science companies, professionals and entrepreneurs through regional events, and delivering LA members best-in-class service. In addition, she helps highlight LA’s bustling life science industry through social media and marketing communications.

She brings to Biocom a background in program management, account and partner relations, event planning, project management, and marketing analysis. Hanan obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cal State Northridge and a Master’s in Business Administration from Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management.

Personal Interests:

  • Fitness
  • Food
  • and Fashion
Casey O’Neill
Program Associate
Casey O’Neill
Program Associate — Los Angeles

Casey is responsible for the support of programming, benefits and awareness efforts for Los Angeles’ expanding life science industry primarily through regional events and collaboration with members and partners. She also represents Biocom’s LA members’ interests in public policy and events, and supports the initiatives of LA’s STEM outreach program.

Casey brings a background in event planning, client services, community volunteer work and administrative support, specifically c-level executive assistance and office management. Previously, she worked in post-production entertainment and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from Pepperdine University.

Personal Interests:

  • Music
  • Family & Friends
  • Random acts of kindness
Sree Batchu
Business Development Manager – Los Angeles
Sree Batchu
Business Development Manager – Los Angeles — Los Angeles

Sree is responsible for expanding the Biocom presence in the Los Angeles region through membership development and engagement, as well as fostering community for members within the life science industry.

Prior to joining Biocom, Sree was working at a $6.6M FDA funded MedTech Accelerator program housed at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and before that he was the Program Coordinator for the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator in partnership with Techstars. Sree graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Andhra University.

Personal Interests:

  • Watch Collecting
  • Drones
  • The Office (TV Show) Trivia

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