- Discussing some of the forces and factors that are changing the way we operate
- Debating how these influences will continue to evolve, and how they will shape our organizations
- Technological progress is a given, but will there also be fundamental changes to our people and our processes in the next decade, or should we expect incremental modifications rather than a sea change?
- Thinking about Risk Management: How should we brace ourselves for the unexpected in a global business environment whose only constant factor is change?
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Joanne Beck is currently Chief Technology Officer at Aerium Therapeutics, a startup dedicated to the discovery & development of antibodies and small molecule antivirals against SARS-CoV-2 and other epidemic & pandemic threats. Prior to this, she served as COO at Boston Pharmaceuticals, a private company developing candidates across multiple indications in cardiometabolic, oncology, and immune/inflammatory diseases. Prior to joining Boston Pharmaceuticals, she was Executive Vice President of Global Pharmaceutical Development and Operations at Celgene where she oversaw the company’s Product Development, Global Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering and Quality. Prior to Celgene, she was SVP of Pharmaceutical Development at Shire. Prior to Shire she held roles of increasing responsibility in Process Development at Genentech and Amgen and in Operations at Abbott’s Pharmaceutical and Vascular Divisions. Beck holds a BA in Chemistry from Lewis and Clark College, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of Oregon Medical School and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Beck serves on the board of directors for Orchard Therapeutics and Astria Therapeutics.
EVP, Chief Technical Officer
Tim Moore is Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer for Allogene, overseeing product sciences, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and technical operations. Tim has more than three decades of leadership experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing and operations and was responsible for the global development of two of the most successful autologous CAR T manufacturing processes in the industry. Prior to roles as Chief Operating Officer of Instil Bio, and President and Chief Operating Officer of PACT Pharma, Tim was Executive Vice President, Technical Operations at Kite Pharma (now a Gilead company) from 2016 to 2019, where he was responsible for the process development, manufacturing, quality and supply chain for Yescarta®, the first FDA approved CAR T therapy for the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He and his team also developed the manufacturing process for Kite’s second FDA approved autologous CAR T therapy, Tecartus®. Tim previously served as Senior Vice President, Head of Global Technical Operations – Biologics of Genentech, Inc. and as a member of the Genentech Executive Committee where he oversaw global leadership for more than 7,500 professionals across 10 internal sites and over 37 contract manufacturing organizations, as well as global manufacturing and end-to-end quality supply performance of more than 20 biological product families. Tim serves as a Board member for Cerus and BioLife Solutions. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tulsa University and a M.S. in Engineering Management from Northwestern University.
Chief Technology Officer
Craig Beasley is the Chief Technical Officer at BlueRock Therapeutics. Prior to joining BlueRock, Craig was the Vice President, Cell Therapy Supply Chain at BMS, where he oversaw supply chain for BMS’s clinical and commercial stage cell therapy assets. Previously, Craig was Head of Manufacturing and Supply Chain at Juno Therapeutics and Vice President of Next Generation Manufacturing at Biogen. Prior to working in biotechnology, Craig worked for Union Carbide in process development. Craig holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University.