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Connecting the region with unrivaled opportunities


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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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
Anthony Gonzales
Business Development Manager
Anthony Gonzales
Business Development Manager

Anthony is responsible for developing the Biocom brand for the greater Los Angeles Area. Specifically, he focuses on new membership development as well as leveraging his start-up background to support new ventures.

Anthony comes to Biocom most recently as the executive director and co-founder of a Sports Tech start-up. His background includes extensive engineer collaboration, sales, capital development, and funding initiatives as well as product development and supply chain management. Anthony carries an MBA in Supply Chain and Logistics as well as a BS in Management.

Personal Interests:

  • Travel
  • Brazilian Ju-Jitsu
  • Portuguese
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


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