Speakers 2019

Bryn Roberts
Global Head of Operations, Research & Early Development
Roche
Monika Lessl
VP Head of Corporate Innovation and R&D
Bayer
Hamish Ryder
Director of Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories
Cancer Research UK
Ian Churcher
Senior VP, Drug Discovery
BenevolentAI
Steve Martin
Head of Biopharm Discovery R&D
GlaxoSmithKline
Mark Buswell
VP of Research Solutions in R&D Tech
GlaxoSmithKline
Joanne Hackett
Chief Commercial Officer
Genomics England,
Richard Bishop
Head of Discovery IT
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Veronique Birault
Head of Translational Medicine
Francis Crick Institute
Martin Butler
Director of Science Occupation
AstraZeneca
Pieter Peeters
Senior Director Computational Biology
Janssen
Mark McCord-Amasis
VP Real Estate and Facilities, R&D
GlaxoSmithKline
Maria Dyshel
Digital Initiative Leader
Sanofi
Tauhid Ali
VP & Head TAK-celerator (Center for External Innovation)
Takeda
Victoria Higgins
Senior Director
GSK – University of Cambridge Strategic Alliance
Abel Archundia
Global Head of IT
Bayer Pharmaceuticals
Laura Williams
Discovery Biology Technology Lead
GlaxoSmithKline
Pat Combes
WW Technical Leader – Healthcare & Life Sciences
Amazon Web Services
Joann Rhodes
Chief of Staff: Director of Science, Strategy & Operations
MSD
Justin Bryans
Executive Director, Drug Discovery
LifeArc
Dana Vanderwall
Director, Biology & Preclinical IT
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Wolfgang Colsman
CEO
ZONTAL
Cindy Novak – DeLaurell
North America IT Manager, LIMS Portfolio
Takeda
Garry Pairaudeau
Head of Hit Discovery
AstraZeneca
Maria Chatzou
CEO
Lifebit Biotech
Richard Milne
VP & General Manager, Digital Science
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Vijay K. Bulusu
Head of Data & Digital Innovation, Worldwide Research & Development
Pfizer
Jeremy Edmunds
Director, Immunology Chemistry
AbbVie
Beeta Balali-Mood
Lab of the Future Lead
Pistoia Alliance
Victoria Kimonides
Director, Channel Sales
Microsoft,
Michael Shanler
Research VP
Gartner
Randy Kray
Senior VP Science & Technology
HOK
Paul Watts
Group Operations Director, iLS EMEA
CBRE
Matthias Frech
Director, Molecular Interactions and Biophysics
Merck KGaA
Jonathan Wingfield
Principal Scientist
AstraZeneca
Lee Harland
Chief Scientific Officer
SciBite
Gerhard Noelken
Lab of the Future Project Manager
Pistoia Alliance
Markus Gershater
Chief Scientific Officer
Synthace,
Etzard Stolte
Global Head of Knowledge Management
Roche
Tim Gardner
Chief Executive Officer
Riffyn
Robin Brouwer
Digital Lab Leader
AstraZeneca
Djork-Arné Clevert
Head of Machine Learning Research
Bayer
Ralf Haefeli
Head of Technical Research & Development IT
Novartis
John Overington
Chief Informatics Officer
Medicines Discovery Catapult
Rob Brown
VP Product Marketing
Dotmatics
Lewis Vidler
Senior Research Scientist
Eli Lilly & Co
Christian Späth
Lab Automation Engineer & Project Leader
Boehringer Ingelheim
Darryl Davies
Associate Director
Janssen
Roman Affentranger
Head of Small Molecule Discovery Workflows
Roche Pharma
Niclas Nilsson
Head of Innovation Research
Leo Pharma
Thomas Metcalfe
Data Policy Leader, Personalised Healthcare Centre of Excellence
Roche
Ian Smith
Director, R&D Analytics
Merck Sharpe & Dohme
Andrew Anderson
VP of Innovation and Informatics Strategy
ACD/Labs
Marcus Rhenius
Senior IT Project Manager
Bayer
Mike Stapleton
Managing Director
Accenture
Martin Winter
CEO
Lab Automation Network
Joseph Lehar
VP Data Science, Oncology
Janssen
Jack Karabees
Vice President of Business Development
ZONTAL
Jacek Ziemski
IT Expert/UX & Product Design
Roche
Sebastian Christ
Digital Lab Consultant
Bayer
Guenter Huhle
Head of JLABS EMEA
Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Eric De Maesschalck
Head Global e-Analytics
UCB BioPharma
Henning Kayser
Allotrope Programme Manager
Bayer
Joseph Pease
Principal Scientific Manager
Genentech