Catalyst Award Advisors

David Spellmeyer PhD

Biotechnology Entrepreneur

Ravi Srinivasan PhD

Cofounder, Biomedical start up

David Steuer

Executive Director, Healthcare Practice Lead at frog design

Pilar Stillwater JD

Counsel, Crowell & Moring

Buck Strom MD, PhD

Charles Strom Consultants, LLC

David Strong PhD

Managing Partner, Far West Capital Management

Lisa Suennen MA

Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie Consulting, LLC

Wendy Swenson PhD

Principal, Drug Development Consulting

Michael Swit JD

Senior Director, Legal, Regulatory at Illumina

John Teeter MD

Director, Pfizer, Inc

Whittemore Tingley MD, PhD

Clinical Development, Genentech

Alex Tkachenko PhD, MBA

Founding CEO, BlackThorn Therapeutics, Inc.

Shelley Trimm

Regulatory Strategist and Design Control Expert, RCQ Consulting Services

Andy Uchida MBA

Director, Program Management, Bowers and Wilkins

Laura Van 't Veer PhD

Professor, Laboratory Medicine, UCSF

Trudy Vanhove PhD, MD, MBA

VP, Head of Technical Assessment, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Peter Virsik MBA

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ESSA Pharmaceuticals

Frederic Waldman MD, PhD

Consultant, SF Bay Area

Conrad Wang MD, MBA

Principal, HealthCare Royalty Partners

Kevin Wasserstein MBA, MS

Founder and Principal, MentorCatalyst

Dan Weberg PhD, MHI, BSN

Director, Nursing Innovation , Kaiser Permanente IT

David Wells

Partner, GreatPoint Ventures

Cameron Wheeler PhD

Principal at Deerfield Management

Phyllis Whiteley PhD

Venture Partner, Wildcat Venture Partners

Christine Winoto MBA

Director of the Rosenman Institute

Jay Wohlgemuth MD

Senior Vice President, R&D, Medical and Chief Medical Officer, Quest Diagnostics

Stefani Wolff

Sr Vice President of Stretegy and Operations, Principia Biopharma

Susan Wollowitz PhD

Consultant / President, Wollowitz Associates LLC

Teresa Wright MD, AGAF

Principal Medical Director, Product Development Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Roche/Genentech

Samuel Wu MD, PhD

Managing Director, Acuris Partners

Janet Xiao MS, PhD, JD

Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Greg Yap

Entrepreneur, business leader, advisor/angel investor

Stephanie Zeppa JD

Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Wentao Zhang PhD, MS

Founder and President at Quintara Discovery

Thomas Zioncheck PhD

Director, Business Development, Genentech Inc