In this episode of Molecule to Market, you’ll go inside the outsourcing space of the global drug development sector with J.D. Mowery, President and Chief Executive Officer at KBI Biopharma.
Your host, Raman Sehgal, discusses the pharmaceutical and biotechnology supply chain with J.D., covering:
The experience of bringing a product to market… and then many years later seeing that product used on his wife to help bring his sons into the world
How bringing a commercial facility online for Genentech to impact thousands of patients compares to the ‘vain to vain’, hospital-based, one-off patient CAR-T product for Juno
Why the ethos of taking care of the person on your left and the person on your right helps with the scale-up of a multi-national global CDMO
The emergence of a partnership-based, absorption business model between innovators and CDMOs in the wake of the shift in capital markets
What the next generation CDMO will look like…
J.D. is an accomplished leader with a distinguished reputation in the biopharma industry and proven expertise in guiding global innovators and contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) for nearly 25 years.
Throughout his diverse career, J.D. has demonstrated strategic vision and the ability to drive all aspects of an organization, including operations, R&D, manufacturing, tech transfer, facility construction, business development, employee growth, and investor relations. He is an expert in diverse modalities, including small molecules, biologics, and cell and gene therapy. J.D. has held executive leadership positions as
Head of Operations at Lonza and Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations at AGC Biologics. He has also held influential roles at innovators, including Genentech, Celgene, and Juno, and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Treadwell Therapeutics. J.D. holds a Bachelor of Science from George Fox University and an MBA from Marylhurst University.
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