Speaker profile

Brian Gilman

VP Research Technology
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Brian oversees Vertex’s scientific and research computing platforms (biology, chemistry, genomics and pre-clinical sciences) as well as lab systems technology. He has more than 20 years of experience building and working with life sciences companies and clients in areas such as bioinformatics and technology systems. He joins us most recently from BioBright-Dotmatics Inc., where he served as the Chief Commercial Officer. Previously, he founded Wingu, a start-up focused on producing a “lab of our future” informatics platform for Novartis, which was eventually acquired by Perkin Elmer. Brian earned his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Union College.