Stephen Rubino, Ph.D., M.B.A., Director

Dr. Rubino has served as a member of the board of directors since March 2021. Dr. Rubino has over 30 years of pharmaceutical and biotechnology company experience in the areas of business development & licensing, marketing, commercial operations, and strategic planning across a wide range of therapeutic areas. Dr. Rubino has extensive experience developing and commercializing oncology products both in the US and EU. He is currently President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Sporos Bioventures. Dr. Rubino had previously served as the Chief Business Officer of Celyad Oncology, a biotechnology company developing cellular therapies and Chief Business and Strategy Officer at Omega Therapeutics. Dr. Rubino held various positions of increasing responsibility at Novartis, a pharmaceutical company, from 2001 until 2017, including most recently as Global Head of Business Development & Licensing and New Product Marketing, Cell & Gene Therapies Unit. Dr. Rubino has served on the boards of directors of Sermonix Pharmaceuticals and Ilkos Therapeutics. Dr. Rubino received a Ph.D. in virology from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Baruch College.