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Confirmed Speakers

Speakers who have been there, done that from both the sponsor and service side attend Outsourced Pharma to openly dialogue with you. In our sessions, authentic discussion between panelists is equaled by the energetic participation of attendees. True story: a panelist described the audience involvement as so boisterous, "it was like they were on the panel!"

Check out the top-shelf line-up.

Michael Mulkerrin
Michael Mulkerrin

VP, Head of CMC
ADC Therapeutics

San Francisco

Marilyn Bruno

CEO
Aequor

San Diego

Suzanne Murray

VP, Quality
Agios Pharmaceuticals

Boston

David Enloe
David Enloe

President & CEO
Ajinomoto Althea, CMO

San Diego

David Brown

VP, Tech Ops
Alcresta Therapeutics

Boston

Hugh Wight

VP, Technical Operations
Allena Pharmaceuticals

Boston

Elias Mattas

Global Pharmaceutical Technology 
Allergan

Philadelphia

Dennis Knox

Associate Director QA
Amicus Therapeutics

Boston
Philadelphia

 

Henry Wolfe

SVP Pharmaceutical Development
Antares Pharma

Philadelphia

David Boisvert
David Boisvert

Sr. Director
Arch Oncology

San Francisco

Doug Bakan
Doug Bakan

EVP, Technical Operations
Arena Pharmaceuticals

San Diego

Mitch Rosner

VP QC/QA and Analytical Development
Aridis Pharmaceuticals

San Diego

Vimal Gandhi

Director, Global Biosimilar Operations & Strategy
AstraZeneca

Philadelphia

Warren Horton

EVP, Global Quality Assurance
Avara Pharmaceutical Solutions

Philadelphia

Fred Defesche

CEO
Beloteca

San Diego

Tara Caiano
Tara Caiano

Production Manager, External Mfg
Biogen

San Diego

Thomas Holmes

Sr. Director, Global External Manufacturing
Biogen

Boston
Philadelphia

Lee Spach

Director, Global Product & Supply Chain Security
Biogen

Boston

Robert Bottome
Robert Bottome

Executive Director, Global Supply Chain
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

San Francisco

Patricia Seymour

Principal Consultant
BioProcess Technology Consultants

Boston

Shay Tabani

Global Head of Quality
Bird Rock Bio

San Diego

Kenneth Wexler

GMP Quality Assurance
Boehringer Ingelheim

Philadelphia

Brendan Crowley
Brendan Crowley

President
Brendan Crowley Advisors

San Francisco

Vadim Klyushnichenko

VP Pharmaceutical Development and Quality
California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr)

San Diego

Dora Mitchell

VP, Operations
Carisma Therapeutics

Philadelphia

Sachin Chandran

Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Catabasis Pharmaceuticals

Boston

Matthew Lee

VP, Innovation
Caywon Pharmaceutical Groups

San Francisco

Julio Baez

Head of Technology - Biologics 
CBT

San Diego

Kumar Gadamasetti
Kumar Gadamasetti

CEO
Certum Pharma/Biotech

San Francisco

Greg Zarbis-Papastoitsis

VP, Process & Manufacturing Sciences
Compass Therapeutics

Boston

John Lee

SVP, Pharmaceutical Development
Decibel Therapeutics

Boston

Kim Burson
Kim Burson

Head of QA/QC
Denali Therapeutics

San Francisco

Sriram Naganathan
Sriram Naganathan

Sr. Director, Chemical Development
Dermira

San Francisco

Dawn Rubel

SVP, Quality & Regulatory Affairs
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare

Boston

Arthur Suckow

CEO/CSO, Co-Founder
DTxPharma

San Diego

Mark Butchko

Sr. Director, QA, Product Research & Dev.
Eli Lilly and Company

Boston
San Francisco

Ravi Kiron
Ravi Kiron

Head, BioPharma External Innovation
EMD Serono

San Francisco

Stephen Harrison
Stephen Harrison

CSO & SVP
Engine Biosciences

San Francisco

Ranjani Prabhakara

Team Leader
FDA

Boston

Rose Cook

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
The FlexPro Group

Philadelphia

Brian Scanlan

Managing Partner
Freedom Bioscience Partners

Boston

Patrick McMahon

Fast Trak Services Bridge Manufacturing Services Operations Leader
GE Healthcare

Philadelphia

Tom Bliss

Chief Executive Officer
Genisphere LLC

San Francisco

Brian Clark

Principal
GMP Operations Consulting, LLC

Boston

Jonathan Lieber

Chief Financial Officer
Histogenics

Boston

Scott Gangloff

VP Biologics Product and Process Development
Incyte

Philadelphia

EJ Brandreth

VP, Quality
Inovio Pharmaceuticals

San Diego

Nicole Gularte

Co-Founder
The Inspired Heroes

Philadelphia

Ken Sabatino

Sr. Director Global API Biologics
Janssen

Philadelphia

Abhay Deshpande
Abhay Deshpande

CEO
JRF Global

San Francisco

Todd Dekkinga

VP of IT
Juul Labs

San Francisco

Vincent Kosewski

SVP, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management
Kala Pharmaceuticals

Boston

Christine Carberry

COO
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals

Boston

Jim Nolan

Head, CMC
Kyn Therapeutics

Boston

Ron Guido

President
LifeCare Services

Boston

Scott Shandler

Founder and CEO
Longevity Biotech

Philadelphia

Paul Maffuid

VP, Pharmaceutical Development
MabVax Therapeutics

San Diego

Susanne Somerville

Founder & Head
The MediLedger Project

San Francisco

Todd Mabe

Director Drug Substance Quality
Merck

Philadelphia

Pamela Rizos

Program Manager/Associate Director, Business Ops & Strategy, Regulatory Affairs & Clinical Safety
Merck

Philadelphia

Michael Kaufman

SVP, CMC
Mersana Therapeutics

Boston

Timothy Lowinger

Chief Scientific Officer
Mersana Therapeutics

Boston

Anna Protopapas

President & CEO
Mersana Therapeutics

Boston

Tom Wagler

Executive Director, Drug Substance Development
Mersana Therapeutics

Boston

Lisa Wyman

Executive Director, Quality
Mersana Therapeutics

Boston

Mark Glassy

CEO
Nascent Biologics

San Diego

Thomas Hazel

SVP, Research
Neuralstem

Boston

Ray Kazmarek
Ray Kaczmarek

President
Nitto Avecia Pharma Services

San Francisco

Julie Trulson
Julie Trulson

Executive Director, Process Development & Manufacturing
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

San Francisco

Louis Garguilo

Conference Chair & Chief Editor
Outsourced Pharma

Boston | Philadelphia
San Diego | San Francisco

Grace Furman

President & CEO
Paracelsus

San Diego

Gerd Kochendoerfer
Gerd Kochendoerfer

SVP, Head of Operations
PellePharm

San Francisco

Bernie Huyghe

Senior Director
Pfizer

San Diego

Bikash Chatterjee
Bikash Chatterjee

President & CSO
Pharmatech Associates

San Francisco

Gil Roth
Gil Roth

Founder & President
Pharma and Biopharma Outsourcing Association

San Diego

Carl J. Accettura

VP & General Manager
PharmoRx Therapeutics

Boston

Sandra Dunn

Founder and CEO
Phoenix Molecular Designs

San Diego

Erik Flahive

CMC-API Consultant
Phoenix Molecular Designs

San Diego

Gerrit Los
Gerrit Los

Chief Scientific Officer
Phoenix Molecular Designs

San Diego

Vince Ammoscato

President, Site Head
Piramal Pharma Solutions

Boston

Eileen McCullough

VP Project and Program Management
Potenza Therapeutics

Boston

Scott Willett

VP, Biopharmaceutical Development
Promedior

Boston

Rick Panicucci

SVP, CMC
QED Therapeutics

San Diego
San Francisco

Maria Maccecchini

CEO
QR Pharma

Boston

Michael Markey

CMC Director, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Radius Health

Boston

Robert Matje

Principal
RemTech

Philadelphia

Daniel Cohen

Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

San Diego

Jason Foss

Managing Director
Results Healthcare

Boston | San Diego

Brian James

SVP, Operations
Rondaxe Pharma

San Diego
San Francisco

Heinrich Schlieker

SVP Technical Operations
SAGE Therapeutics

Boston

Chirag V. Shah

Director, Global Product Security
Sanofi

Boston

Sean Johnston

Principal
Sean M Johnston Consulting

Philadelphia

Matt Cabrey

Executive Director
Select Greater Philadelphia Council

Philadelphia

Rick Seibert

SVP, Innovation & Technology Services
Sharp Packaging Services

San Diego

Barbara Glantschnig

VP, Quality
Shire

Boston

Sam Mathur

Procurement Lead for Contract Manufacturing 
Shire

Philadelphia

Ratna Shekhar

Head of External Site Operations, Small Molecules OpU
Shire

Philadelphia

Robert Di Scipio

CEO
Skyland Analytics

Boston

Diane Blumenthal

Head of Technical Operations
Spark Therapeutics

Philadelphia

Mark Galbraith

Head of Quality Control & Analytical Sciences
Spark Therapeutics

Philadelphia

Christi McDowell-Patterson

Upstream Process Development Lead
Spark Therapeutics

Philadelphia

Chris Stevens

Head of Manufacturing
Spark Therapeutics

Philadelphia

Wenjie Li

Senior Director, Process R&D
STA Pharmaceutical, a WuXi AppTec company (WuXi STA)

San Diego

Youchu Wang

VP of Process R&D
STA Pharmaceutical, a WuXi AppTec company (WuXi STA)

San Diego

Chhaya Shah

SVP, Manufacturing & Technical Operations
Synergy Pharmaceuticals

Boston

Timothy Scott

CEO
TEGA Therapeutics

San Diego

Nick Nading

Executive Vice President
Terrain Pharmaceuticals

San Francisco

Stephen Lam

Head, Biologics
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Boston

Heather Rose

Director of Technology Licensing
Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia

Jeff Meltzer

VP Quality Management
Trevena

Philadelphia

Hal Craig

Principal
Trout Creek Consulting

Philadelphia

Julia O'Neill

Principal
Tunnell Consulting

Boston
San Diego

Kip Wolf

Principal
Tunnell Consulting

Philadelphia

Laurie Actman

Chief Marketing, Communications & Program Officer
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

John McShane
John McShane

Managing Partner
Validant

San Francisco

Mike Long

Sr. Director, Consulting Services & Principal Consultant
ValSource

Boston

Kelly Waldron

Senior Consultant
ValSource

Philadelphia

Vinita Kumar

VP Quality (QA and QC)
Versartis

San Francisco

Ray Sison

VP Pharmaceutical Outsourcing and Tech Transfer
Xcell Strategic Consulting

Philadelphia

Interested in sharing your expertise?

Outsourced Pharma is looking for innovative executives with a passion for improving sponsor-provider relationships and outcomes in drug development and manufacturing outsourcing. No slides or presentations are required. Our conferences are based on authentic and open panel discussions, thought leadership, and providing best practices and actionable information to our community.

Qualification: Vice President or above (with exceptions) currently working at a pharma or biotech company (of any size). Consultants and service providers need not apply.