Our
People

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Shankar Musunuri PhD, MBA

Chairman of the Board, CEO & Co-founder

Arun Upadhyay PhD

Chief Scientific Officer, Head of Research & Development

Mike Shine MBA

SVP, Commercial

Michael Breininger CPA, MBA, LSSBB

Corporate Controller

EXTENDED LEADERSHIP TEAM

Ranjit R. Deshmukh PhD

VP, Manufacturing and Supply

Jyothy Pillai MS

Head of Regulatory & Quality

Tiffany J. Hamilton MBA

Head of Corporate Communications

John Kouch JD

General Counsel

Jesse Simmers

AVP, IT & Facilities

Murthy Chavali PhD

Director, Clinical Development

Board of directors

Kirsten M. Castillo

Director

Prabhavathi Fernandes PhD

Director

Uday Kompella PhD

Co-founder and Director

Ramesh Kumar PhD

Director

Shankar Musunuri PhD, MBA

Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-founder

Junge (John) Zhang PhD

Director

Marna C. Whittington PhD

Director

Business Advisory Board

Senator Pat Toomey
Ambassador Joseph W. Westphal PhD
Dennis Carey PhD
Connie Collingsworth
Bob Smith MBA

RETINA SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

David Boyer MD
Carl D. Regillo MD, FACS
Mark Pennesi MD, PhD
Geeta Lalwani MD

VACCINE SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Satish Chandran PhD
David Fajgenbaum MD, MBA, MSc, FCPP
Bruce D. Forrest MB, BS, MD, MBA
Catherine Pachuk PhD
Harvey Rubin MD, PhD
Susan Weiss PhD