Speakers 2019

Bryn Roberts
Global Head of Operations, Research & Early Development
Roche
Monika Lessl
VP Head of Corporate Innovation and R&D
Bayer
Veronique Birault
Translation Director
Francis Crick Institute
Steve Martin
Head of Biopharm Discovery R&D
GlaxoSmithKline
Mark Buswell
VP of Research Solutions in R&D Tech
GlaxoSmithKline
Maria Chatzou
CEO
Lifebit Biotech
Garry Pairaudeau
Head of Hit Discovery
AstraZeneca
Tom Aelbrecht
Senior Director, Operations
Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS EMEA
Victoria Kimonides
Director, Channel Sales
Microsoft
Tim Hammonds
Deputy Director of Drug Discovery, TDL
Cancer Research UK
Markus Gershater
Chief Scientific Officer
Synthace
Victoria Higgins
Senior Director
GSK – University of Cambridge Strategic Alliance
John Conway
Commercialization Officer
Riffyn
Michael Braxenthaler
Global Head, Strategic Alliances, PREDi
Roche
Ralph Haefeli
Head of Technical Research & Development IT
Novartis
John Wise
Consultant
Pistoia Alliance
Ian Churcher
Senior VP, Drug Discovery
BenevolentAI
Mike Stapleton
Managing Director
Accenture
Bruce Dembofsky
Director of Scientific Services
Avantor
Joann Rhodes
Chief of Staff: Director of Science, Strategy & Operations
MSD
Tauhid Ali
VP & Head TAK-celerator (Center for External Innovation)
Takeda
Elena Bonfiglioli
Regional Business Leader Health and Life Sciences EMEA
Microsoft
Pieter Peeters
Senior Director Computational Biology
Janssen
Helen Frost
Academic Liaison Scientist
LEO Pharma Open Innovation
Jeremy Edmunds
Director, Immunology Chemistry
AbbVie
Alyce Frew
Workplace Design and Change, UK Regional Manager
GlaxoSmithKline
Ian Tomlinson
Chairman
Apollo Therapeutics
Pat Combes
WW Technical Leader – Healthcare & Life Sciences
AWS
Joanne Henderson
Executive Director; Head of Life Sciences, EMEA
CBRE
Loukas Moutsianas
Head of Bioinformatics Research Services
Genomics England
Laura Williams
Discovery Biology Technology Lead
GlaxoSmithKline
Justin Bryans
Executive Director, Drug Discovery
LifeArc
Mark McCord-Amasis
VP Real Estate and Facilities
Seattle Genetics
Wolfgang Colsman
CEO
ZONTAL
Cindy Novak – DeLaurell
North America IT Manager, LIMS Portfolio
Takeda
Richard Milne
VP & General Manager, Digital Science
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Craig Hewitt
Head of Laboratory Operations
AstraZeneca
Tim O’Connell
Director of Science & Technology
HOK
Vasu Rangadass
CEO
L7 Informatics Inc
Michael Kossenjans
Head of iLAB Gothenburg
AstraZeneca
Beeta Balali-Mood
Lab of the Future Lead
Pistoia Alliance
John McCarthy
BIOVIA, Senior Technical Sales Director
Dassault Systèmes
Andre Raposo
Group Lead - Analytical Automation Group
Oxford Biomedica
Michael Shanler
Research VP
Gartner
Mark Wigglesworth
Director of High Throughput Screening
AstraZeneca
Joachim M Ndiaye
CEO
AgiLab
Lee Harland
Chief Scientific Officer
SciBite
Paul Watts
Group Operations Director, iLS EMEA
CBRE
Matthias Frech
Director, Molecular Interactions and Biophysics
Merck KGaA
Lauren Cameron
Workplace Strategy Lead, APAC
Johnson & Johnson
Jonathan Wingfield
Principal Scientist
AstraZeneca
Etzard Stolte
Global Head of Knowledge Management
Roche
Djork-Arné Clevert
Head of Machine Learning Research
Bayer
Robin Brouwer
Digital Lab Leader
AstraZeneca
Jacek Ziemski
IT Expert/UX & Product Design
Roche
John Overington
Chief Informatics Officer
Medicines Discovery Catapult
Rob Brown
VP Product Marketing
Dotmatics
Andrew Anderson
VP of Innovation and Informatics Strategy
ACD/Labs
Sebastian Christ
Digital Lab Consultant
Bayer
Dennis Della Corte
VP Marketing and Sales
ZONTAL
Lewis Vidler
Senior Research Scientist
Eli Lilly & Co
Christian Späth
Lab Automation Engineer & Project Leader
Boehringer Ingelheim
Henning Kayser
Allotrope Programme Manager
Bayer
Martin Winter
CEO
Lab Automation Network
Terry Mak
Associate Director, Workplace Strategies
CBRE
Joseph Pease
Principal Scientific Manager
Genentech
Daniel Juchli
Chief Technical Officer
SiLA Consortium
Darryl Davis
Associate Director
Janssen
Gerhard Noelken
Lab of the Future Project Manager
Pistoia Alliance
Burkhard Schafer
CEO
BSSN Software
Justin Cratty
Senior Director
Gensler