Speaker profile

Luigi Gentile

Chief Revenue Officer

Luigi Gentile is the Chief Revenue Officer at BenchSci, a Google-backed company that uses machine learning to optimize pharmaceutical R&D experimental success. With a background in neuroscience, Luigi has spent two decades helping life science research and healthcare institutions to develop and adopt innovative technologies to improve patient care. Prior to BenchSci, Luigi held senior leadership positions across start-ups, SMEs and large multinationals, such as Olympus and more recently GE Healthcare, where he was a commercial leader for Healthcare IT, as well as Executive Director of Innovation, in which he drove product development and clinical collaborations. At BenchSci, Luigi leads the commercial business with a particular focus on working directly with senior pharmaceutical R&D executives to apply BenchSci’s technology to help drive the speed and success of the research organization.

Luigi is a graduate of GE’s executive development programs, and frequently a lecturer on innovation across pharma and healthcare industries. He holds a double Masters in Physiology and Neuroscience, as well as an Honours BSc. Specialist degree in Human Biology, all from the University of Toronto.