Speakers at the GapSummit will include industry experts, policy makers, research pioneers and think tanks.

We are pleased to release details of our current speakers for GapSummit 2017. More speakers shall be confirmed on an on-going basis.

Additionally, feel free to checkout the Global Biotech Revolution YouTube Channel for interviews, keynote speeches, and panel sessions from the previous GapSummits in 2016 and 2014.

Current Speakers

John Reed, MD, PhD

Head of Pharma Research & Early Development (pRED) at Roche

Anthony Coyle, PhD

Senior Vice President / Chief Scientific Officer, Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

Dario Altieri, MD

President and CEO, Wistar Institute Cancer Center

Dr Matthias Evers

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Bahija Jallal, PhD

Executive Vice President of AstraZeneca, Head of MedImmune

Vik Bajaj, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer at GRAIL, Inc.

Philip Nelson

Director of Engineering at Google Accelerated Sciences

Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Jim Greenwood

President and CEO of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

Jay A. Perman, MD

President, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Dr Brindan Suresh

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Peter Espenshade, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

John Mumm, PhD

Director of Immunoncology R&D at Medimmune LLC

Brian Pollok, PhD

Founder, President, and CEO at Propagenix Inc.

Brooks Holtom, PhD

Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

Daniel (Dan) Roche, MS

Mentor in Residence, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures

Luis Gutierrez, MBA

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and BioHealth Innovation (BHI)

Kuldeep Neote, PhD

Senior Director at J&J Innovation Center-Boston

Michael Stadnisky, PhD

CEO of FlowJo, LLC

Matthew Hall, PhD

Biology Group leader at NCATS Chemical Genomics Center

Paul Silber, MSPH, PhD

Founding Principal at Blu Venture Investors

Jonathan Jazayeri, PharmD

Regulatory Affairs Director at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Stephanie Devaney, PhD

Project manager for the Precision Medicine Initiative of the White House’s Office of the Chief of Staff

Michael Henderson, MD

Vice President of Asset Acquisition, Strategy, and Operations at BridgeBio

Carolyn Hutter, PhD

Acting Director, Division of Genome Sciences, National Human Genome Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Christian Hinrichs, MD

Investigator, Lasker Clinical Research Scholar, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

David Litwack, PhD

Personalized Medicine Staff, Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health at the FDA

Hudson Freeze, PhD

Professor of Glycobiology, SBMRI and President, FASEB

Julie Garner

Director, Government Affairs at AstraZeneca

Scott McGoohan, JD

Director, US Regulatory Policy and Intelligence at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Kristen Shatynski, PhD

Professional Staff Member, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

Gary Andres, PhD

Senior Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at BIO

Robert Graboyes, PhD

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Natalie Morris, JD, MPP

Director at AstraZeneca

Ben Gruitt, MBA

Director, Sustainability & Advanced Bioproducts at Corn Refiners Association,

Stephanie Batchelor, MS

Director of State and International Policy, BIO

Michael S. Weiner, DO, MSM, MSIST

Chief Medical Information Officer, IBM Healthcare

Mikki Nasch, PhD

Co-founder at Evidation Health

Lisa Ide, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Zipnosis

Samit Gupta, PhD

Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Graftworx

Kim Smyth, MBA

Technology Innovation Director at AstraZeneca

Neeta Jain

CTO at Vibrent Health

Pavel Khrimian, MBA

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

Kyp Sirinakis

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Epidarex Capital

Julia Belaya

Corporate Partnerships at Plug and Play Tech Center

Andrew Greenberg

Digital Health Lead, Accenture

Workshop Speakers

Caroline Goon, MS, MBA

Director of Career Strategy and Professional Development (CSPD), and the Director of Biomedical Graduate Student Recruitment for Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University

Caleb C. McKinney, PhD

Assistant Director, Career Strategy & Professional Development (CSPD), Georgetown University

Jill Lidsky

Georgetown University Biomedical Graduate Education Program Assistant

Eugene Shenderov, MD

Founder and CEO, LifeImmune, Inc.