Patrick Yang, Ph.D.
Patrick Y. Yang, Ph.D. has served as a member of our Board since October 2018. Dr. Yang served as Executive Vice President and Special Advisor of Juno from September 2017 to January 2019. Since 2013, Dr. Yang has been a biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industry consultant. From January 2010 to March 2013, Dr. Yang served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Technical Operations for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. (Roche), a healthcare company, where he was responsible for the company’s pharmaceutical process development, engineering, quality, technical regulatory, supply chain, and all manufacturing plants. Before joining Roche, Dr. Yang worked for Genentech Inc., a biotechnology company; Merck & Co., a public pharmaceutical company; General Electric Co., a public industrial company; and Life Systems, Inc., a life science research and development company; during which time he developed significant experience with pharmaceuticals and biotechnology manufacturing, engineering, technology, and supply chain management. Dr. Yang served on the board of directors of Tesoro Corporation, a public independent petroleum refining and marketing company, from December 2010 to October 2018. He currently serves on the board of Amyris, Inc., a public biotechnology company; Codexis Inc., a public biotechnology company; Antheia, Inc., a synthetic biology company; National Resilience, Inc., a biomanufacturing company; and PharmaEssentia, a biopharmaceutical company, and serves as Chairman at AltruBio, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company; Acepodia, a public biotechnology company; and Archigen Biotech, a biopharmaceutical company. Dr. Yang obtained a B.S. in Engineering from the National Chiaotung University in Taiwan, a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in engineering from the Ohio State University.