Board of Directors

Meet the Board

Meet the Biocom Board of Directors, working to ensure Biocom's programs, initiatives, and strategies work to accelerate life science across California.

 

Executive Committee

Dan Burgess
Chair
Dan Burgess
Carin Canale-Theakston
Vice Chair; CEO, Canale Communications
Canale Communications
Christophe Schilling, Ph.D.
Chair Elect; CEO, Genomatica, Inc.
Genomatica
Lisa Haile, J.D., Ph.D.
Vice President and General Counsel; Partner & Global Life Science Sector Chair, DLA Piper
DLA Piper
Richard Pascoe
Vice President - Industry; CEO, Apricus Biosciences
Apricus Biosciences, Inc.
Dan Kleeburg
Vice President - Finance; Partner, Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young
Brent Jacobs
Vice President and Secretary; Senior Director, Global Life Sciences Practice Group, Cushman and Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield
Ted Schroeder
Chair Emeritus; President & CEO, Zavante Therapeutics
Zavante Therapeutics
Joseph D. Panetta
President & CEO, Biocom
Biocom
Ken Baldwin
Principal, Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
Charles Dadswell
Sr. VP & General Counsel, Illumina
Illumina, Inc.
Stephen Ferruolo, J.D., Ph.D.
Dean & Professor of Law, USD School of Law
USD, University of San Diego
Wain Fishburn
Partner, Cooley
Cooley
David Hale
Chairman, Hale BioPharma Ventures
Hale Biopharma Ventures
James Levine
CEO, Sapphire Energy
BASF
Jack Lief
CEO, Bioregenerative Sciences, Inc.
Arena Pharmaceuticals
Magda Marquet, Ph.D.
Co-Chairman & Founder, Althea (a member of Ajinomoto Group)
Althea
Steven Mento, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Conatus Pharmaceuticals
Tracy Murphy
Executive Vice President, Life Science, Kilroy Realty
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Trindl Reeves
Principal, Marsh & McLennan Companies
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
Jim Schaeffer, Ph.D.
Vice President, Calibr
Calibr
Timothy Scott
CEO, TEGA Therapeutics
TEGA Therapeutics
Larry Stambaugh
Chairman, Molecular Assemblies, Inc.
Molecular Assemblies
Mark Stevenson
EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Board of Directors

Steven Bartz, Ph.D.
Director, Business Development and Licensing, West Coast, Merck Research Labs
Merck Research Laboratories
Scott Biel
Partner, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
Sandra Brown, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Research, UCSD
UCSD
Terrance Bruggeman
CEO, Avenzoar Pharmaceuticals
BioTork
Bruno Buisson, Ph.D.
Founder, GM, Chief Scientist, Neuroservice
Neuroservice
Ho Cho, Ph.D.
Vice President, Biotherapeutics, Celgene
Celgene
Carol Cox
Exec. VP, Strategy, Corporate Development and External Affairs, NuVasive, Inc.
NuVasive
John Dunn
General Counsel, Vital Therapies
Biogen
David Enloe
President and CEO, Althea CMO
Althea
Kelly Farrell
Chief of Staff, Sr. Director Oncology R&D, Pfizer
Pfizer Inc.
Oliver Fetzer, Ph.D.
CEO, Synthetic Genomics
Synthetic Genomics
Don Fitzgerald
VP & GM, Oceanside Product Ops, Genentech
Genentech
Jack Florio
Managing Director, Objective Capital Partners
Brinson Patrick Securities
Gregory Fond
Director, Strategy, Science Policy & External Innovation, Sanofi
Sanofi
Gregory Frost, Ph.D.
CEO, F1 Bio Ventures
F1 Bio Ventures
Carol Gallagher
Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Carol Gallagher
Wolfgang Glaesner, Ph.D.
CSO-AME, Eli Lilly & Company
Eli Lilly
Jeffrey W. Guise Ph.D. Esq.
Member, Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Ronnie Hanecak, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Licensing, UC Irvine Applied Innovations
UCI's Office of Research
Richard Heyman, Ph.D.
CEO
Aragon Pharmaceuticals
Guy Iannuzzi
CEO, Mentus
Mentus
Gerald Joyce, M.D., Ph.D.
Institute Director, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
David Kabakoff, Ph.D.
Executive Partner, Sofinnova Ventures
Sofinnova Ventures
Katherine Kantardjieff, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, CSU San Marcos
California State University of San Marcos
Steve Kay, Ph.D.
Provost Professor of Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Biological Sciences Director of Convergent Bioscience, USC
USC Stevens Center for Innovation
Paul Laikind, Ph.D.
President & CEO, ViaCyte
ViaCyte
James Mackay, Ph.D.
CEO, Ardea Biosciences
Ardea Biosciences
Damien McDevitt, Ph.D.
VP & Head of BD for R&D Extended Therapy Areas, GlaxoSmithKline
GlaxoSmithKline
Perry Nisen, M.D., Ph.D.
CEO, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Steven Pacelli
EVP, Strategy & Corporate Affairs, DexCom
DexCom, Inc.
Kenneth Polin
Partner, Jones Day
Jones Day
Daniel J. Ryan
Executive Vice President, Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Alexandria Real Estate Equities
Dean Samsvick
Partner, KPMG LLP
KPMG
Lesley Stolz, Ph.D.
Head, JLABS California
J-Labs
Tsuneo Takahashi
President, NF Corporation
NF Techno Commerce
Kevin Tremblay
Sr. Director, SD Market Leader, Biomed Realty
Biomed Realty Trust
David Weitz
Head of Takeda California and Global Research Externalization, Takeda California, Inc.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
Ken Weixel
Managing Partner, San Diego, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Deloitte
Stephen Welter
Vice President of Research, SDSU
SDSU, Graduate & Research Affairs
Tom West
Division President, Diagnostic Solutions, Hologic
Hologic
Matthew Williams
VP, State Government Affairs, AbbVie
AbbVie, Inc.
Scott Wolfe
Partner, Latham & Watkins
Latham & Watkins

Life Directors

Ken Baldwin
Principal, Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects
David Hale
Chairman, Hale BioPharma Ventures
Hale Biopharma Ventures
Brent Jacobs
Vice President and Secretary; Senior Director, Global Life Sciences Practice Group, Cushman and Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield
Magda Marquet, Ph.D.
Co-Chairman & Founder, Althea (a member of Ajinomoto Group)
Althea
Tina Nova, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Molecular Stethoscope
Molecular Stethoscope
Larry Stambaugh
Chairman, Molecular Assemblies, Inc.
Molecular Assemblies

Ex-Officio

Mark Cafferty
President & CEO, SD Regional Economic Development Corp
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp.
Peter Callstrom
President & CEO, SD Workforce Partnership
San Diego Workforce Partnership
Sunita Cooke, Ph.D.
Superintendent/President, Mira Costa College
Mira Costa College
Scott Lippman, Ph.D.
Director, UCSD Moores Cancer Center
Moores Cancer Center, Ucsd
Greg McKee
CEO, CONNECT
CONNECT
Peter Preuss
President, The Preuss Foundation
Peter Preuss
Jerry Sanders
President & CEO, SD Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
David Webb, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Scripps Research Institute
Scripps Research Institute