GapSummit Mission: To inspire and train Leaders of Tomorrow to catalyze innovation, help build the global bioeconomy, and facilitate communication through three core values:

  • Challenge: To challenge current knowledge, dogmas, solutions to existing problems, and each other's ideas.
  • Grow: To grow the knowledge, skills, and perspectives of young leaders to strengthen bio-economies locally and beyond.
  • Connect: To connect leaders of tomorrow with current leaders and pioneers to improve the global life sciences ecosystems together.

GapSummit 2017 Executive Team

Kirill Gorshkov, PhD


Jeffrey Teoh, PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Wahid Mulla

Marketing Director

Ainnatul Ahmad-Termizi

Credit analyst, Agrobank

Andong Nkobena, PharmD

Talent Director

Emily Billings, PhD

Speaker Liaison

Jing (Michelle) You

International Liaison

Abdulafeez (Deji) Oluyadi, PharmD

Voice of Tomorrow Liaison

Kamalika Saha, PhD

Speaker Liaison Director

GapSummit 2017 Advisory Board

Reginald Seeto Ph.D.

Chief Operating Officer at Ardelyx, Inc.

Jarrod Borkat

Commercial, portfolio management and business development executive, MedImmune

Pavel Khrimian

Associate Director, Partnering & Strategy at MedImmune (A Member of the AstraZeneca Group)

Kim Smyth

Technology Innovation Director at AstraZeneca

Chris M. Kormis

Associate Dean and Chief Marketing Officer, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business

Adina Mangubat Ph.D.

CEO of Spiral Genetics, Inc.