Internationally Renowned Cell Culture Experts and Biopharmaceutical Expert
Xiaojian (David) Zhao, PhD, is an internationally renowned cell culture and biopharmaceutical expert. He has extensive experience in cell culture media development and large-scale production. He worked as the R&D and technical director for Invitrogen / GIBCO (now a brand of Thermo Fisher) and Merck Millipore for nearly 10 years and participated in the establishment of Invitrogen outsourcing service platform PD-Direct. He has dozens of high-end serum-free media formulas with independent intellectual property rights, which can be widely used in all kinds of mammalian cell culture; he also founded a serum-free media development system using metabolic engineering and high-throughput platforms. He is an authoritative scientist in the field of serum-free media and cell culture.
Internationally Renowned Quality and Biopharmaceutical Expert
Scott Matthew Wheelwright, PhD, is an internationally renowned quality and biopharmaceutical expert with extensive experience in the field of biopharmaceuticals. He successively served as process engineer at Abbott, and manufacturing director at Chiron (now part of Novartis) and Scios (now part of Johnson & Johnson). He was one of the founders of Innovent Biologics and the founder of Complya Asia, a leading cGMP and quality consulting company in China.
Yuhong Zhao has worked in finance for many years and accumulated extensive experience and contacts. She successively served as leader of national banks, of urban commercial banks and as general manager of state-owned enterprises. She successively presided over dozens of enterprise financings, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and other projects, highlighting her excellent project management ability and risk control capability. After years of working in the financial industry, she is well versed in enterprise operations management and investment and financing business, is familiar with all kinds of financial products, and has maintained close relations with large financial institutions such as banks, investment banks, trusts, security companies and insurance companies.
International Biopharmaceutical Process and Quality Expert
Rolf G. Werner, PhD, is an international biopharmaceutical process and quality expert. He received doctorates from the University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Gesellschaft in Germany and engaged in postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States. He was the President of Biopharmaceutical CDMO at Boehringer Ingelheim. He has extensive experience in biopharmaceutical process technology, GMP manufacturing, protein biopharmaceutical characterization analysis and biopharmaceutical factory design, and he is a recognized expert in these fields.