Speakers

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Ginger Gregory
Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Biogen

LEAP: Reshaping the future of work and exploring HR innovations to support the future biopharma workforce

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

8:50 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

8:30 am | Discover: Reshaping the Future of Work at Biogen - HR Innovations to Support the Future Biopharma Workforce

Frances Brooks Taplett
Chief People Officer
The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

LEAP: The future of work and the catalysts of collaboration and creativity

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

8:10 am | Opening Panel Discussion: How are CHROs Currently Thinking About the Evolution of the HR Function & Leader?

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

8:50 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

8:10 am | Discover: The Future of Work & the Catalysts of Collaboration & Creativity

Tracey Franklin
Chief Human Resources Officer
Moderna

LEAP: Challenging the HR paradigm in a fast-growing life sciences organization

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

8:10 am | Opening Panel Discussion: How are CHROs Currently Thinking About the Evolution of the HR Function & Leader?

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

11:20 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:20 am | Discover: Challenging the HR Paradigm in a Fast-Growing Life Sciences Organization

John McHutchison
Chief Executive Officer & President
Assembly Biosciences

LEAP: Cultivating and nurturing a winning CEO and HR leadership team to drive better business outcomes

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

1:20 pm | Fireside Chat: Cultivating & Nurturing a Winning CEO & HR Leadership Team to Drive Better Business Outcomes

Angela Justice
Chief People Officer
TCR² Therapeutics

LEAP: Scaling culture to boost employee engagement during rapid growth

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

10:40 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:00 am | Discover: How TCR2 is Scaling its Culture to Boost Employee Engagement During Rapid Growth

Andy Porter
Executive Vice President & Chief People Experience Officer
Relay Therapeutics

LEAP: Boosting employee engagement and inclusion through rapid culture remodeling

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

8:10 am | Opening Panel Discussion: How are CHROs Currently Thinking About the Evolution of the HR Function & Leader?

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

10:40 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:20 am | Discover: Boosting Employee Engagement & Inclusion Through Rapid Culture Remodeling

Rona Anhalt
Chief People Officer
EQRx

LEAP: Maximizing HR’s role in launching and building a startup in unprecedented times

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

8:10 am | Opening Panel Discussion: How are CHROs Currently Thinking About the Evolution of the HR Function & Leader?

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

12:40 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:00 pm | Discover: Maximizing HR’s Role in Launching & Building a Start-Up in Unprecedented Times

Adam Thomas
Chief People Officer & Secretary
Synlogic

LEAP: Building a biotech and thinking about sustainable growth in a highly competitive market

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

12:40 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:20 pm | Discover: Building a Biotech - Examine How Synlogic Thinks About Sustainable Growth in a Highly Competitive Market

Jennifer Troia
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Organization Development
Assembly Biosciences

LEAP: Cultivating and nurturing a winning CEO and HR leadership team to drive better business outcomes

Pre-Conference CHRO Day

Monday March 29, 2021

1:20 pm | Fireside Chat: Cultivating & Nurturing a Winning CEO & HR Leadership Team to Drive Better Business Outcomes

Sheela Krothapalli
Head of People Operations
Verily

LEAP: Systematically redesigning the way you operate so that diversity, equity and inclusion becomes a natural part of how you do business

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

9:30 am | Discover: Systematically Redesigning the Way You Operate So That Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Becomes A Natural Part of How You Do Business

10:10 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

Lisa DiPaolo
Senior Vice President of North American Human Resources & Global Head of Talent Acquisition
Ipsen

LEAP: Leveraging people analytics to enhance the employee experience

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

9:10 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

8:10 am | Discover: Leveraging People Analytics to Enhance the Employee Experience

Amy Wireman
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

LEAP: Cultivating leadership that enables your business to scale and grow

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

9:10 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

8:50 am | Discover: How Can HR Play a Key Role in Cultivating Leadership that Enables Your Business to Scale & Grow?

Julie Person
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Audentes Therapeutics

LEAP: Establishing robust management and leadership development in a small biotech business

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

9:10 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

8:30 am | Discover: Establishing Robust Management & Leadership Development in a Small Biotech Business

Jim McLaughlin
Head of Human Resources
Vyera Pharmaceuticals

LEAP: HR’s role in building and maintaining organizational culture and cohesiveness during M&A

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

1:50 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:30 pm | Discover: Engaging & Motivating a Field Sales Team During the Pandemic - Lessons that Can Help Us Build for the Future

Amie Krause
Vice President, Human Resources
Atara Biotherapeutics

LEAP: "Rethinking ways to be more purposeful in shaping culture within your biotech business."

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

12:00 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:20 am | Discover: Rethinking Ways to Be More Purposeful in How You Shape Culture Within Your Biotech Business

Christie Prue
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Two Labs

LEAP: "Investing in employee engagement to improve retention, talent acquisition and integrate cultures during M&A."

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

12:00 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:40 am | Discover: Investing in Employee Engagement to Improve Retention, Talent Acquisition & Integrate Cultures During M&A

Jamie Spaeth
Head of Human Resources & Internal Communications
Corium

LEAP: Navigating a strategic and radical shift in business priorities

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

11:20 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

10:40 am | Discover: The Secret to a Successful Transition is People - How Corium Navigated a Strategic Shift in Business Priorities

Lisa Welker-Finney
Vice President, Human Resources
Boston Scientific

LEAP: Ensuring success through engagement and emotional connectivity

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

1:50 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

1:10 pm | Discover: Ensuring Success Through Engagement & Emotional Connectivity

Amy Buono
Vice President, People & Culture
Genomatica

LEAP: Driving culture, trust and emotional intelligence initiatives to accelerate performance and inclusion

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

12:00 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:00 am | Discover: Driving Culture, Trust & Emotional Intelligence Initiatives to Accelerate Performance & Inclusion During Challenging Times

Laurie Torres
Vice President, Human Resources
Bolt Biotherapeutics

LEAP: Successful organizational development during a year of chaos

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

11:20 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

11:00 am | Discover: Successful Organizational Development During A Year of Chaos

Ritu Shrivastav
Senior Director, Human Resources
Gilead Sciences

LEAP: Driving success through critical diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives

Day One

Tuesday March 30, 2021

10:10 am | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

9:50 am | Discover: How Gilead Sciences is Driving Success Through Critical Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Pamela Herbster
Senior Director, People & Experience
SAGE Therapeutics

LEAP: Reinventing communications, wellbeing and benefits to support your future biopharma workforce

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

12:50 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:50 pm | Discover: Reinventing Communications, Wellbeing & Benefits to Support Your Future Biopharma Workforce

Kelly Timpane
Vice President, Human Resources
Precision Medicine Group

LEAP: Leading HR operations in a dynamic life sciences organization

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

1:30 pm | Discover: Leading HR Operations in a Dynamic Life Sciences Organization

Nancy Vitale
Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Former CHRO
Partners for Wellbeing - Genentech

LEAP: Exploring wellbeing trends impacting the new social contract and how life sciences organizations can better respond

Day Two

Wednesday March 31, 2021

12:50 pm | Develop: Question & Answer Session Facilitated by the Chair

12:30 pm | Discover: Exploring Wellbeing Trends Impacting the New Social Contract & How Life Sciences Organizations Can Better Respond