Scientist/engineer by training, I have led R&D from academic concepts to global biotech markets. As a certified Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Master Black Belt and Project Management Professional, I help leaders design organizations and improve processes across R&D, manufacturing, and support functions. I also help leaders manage change and build internal capabilities required to achieve and sustain improvement.
My Areas of Expertise: R&D, Quality, Operational Excellence, Data Analytics, Project Management, Change Management
My Sector Focus: Life Sciences
My Languages: English, Chinese
My Education: PhD in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry from Yale University; MS in Analytics and Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology
R&D Excellence: Helped transform and integrate global pharmaceutical discovery and development processes to improve productivity and time-to-market.
Quality by Design: Supported QbD implementation for biotech, pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies using a combination of training, coaching and consulting.
Operational Excellence: Improved process and organizational efficiency and effectiveness in areas such as PMO, clinical supplies, product registration, contract management, and business analytics.
Start-up and Innovation: Lead and managed early-stage biotechnology R&D and product launches; developing new business ventures at a global pharmaceutical company.
Capability Development: Designed and delivered customized training in LSS, QbD, statistical methods, project management, and executive leadership for leading life sciences companies; mentoring/coaching project leaders and teams to achieve results.
Change Management: Lead/supported global deployment of LSS and QbD at large life sciences companies; post-merger integration of global R&D processes.