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Scott Skellenger  

VP, R&D Informatics and Global Infrastructure Services

Scott Skellenger leads Digital, Technology, and Innovation (DTI) for Amgen’s Research and Development (R&D) function as well as Global Infrastructure Services (GIS) and serves on the DTI and R&D leadership teams. In his role, Scott ensures the reliability and resiliency of Amgen’s technology, infrastructure, scientific technology, and data assets across R&D and Business Development. Scott started his career at Amgen in the late 1990’s, leaving in 2008 to lead and scale the information systems function at Illumina as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) was gaining traction. After 5 years at Illumina, Scott spent the next several years company building as the senior technology executive developing health and life sciences commercial products in startup companies at the intersection of genomics and oncology. He is applying his product development experiences and industry knowledge in artificial intelligence, deep learning, real world data, phenotype/omics data integration and analysis, and precision oncology laboratory operations to accelerate the innovation and delivery of differentiated digital capabilities at Amgen.

Since returning to Amgen in 2019, Scott has had key leadership roles in building the next generation platforms across R&D including AI/ML portfolio creation and execution. Scott leads technology integration for Mergers and Acquisitions cross functionally, as well as critical product filing and launch support, and key digital transformation.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration degree in Information Technology Management from California Lutheran University.