Christopher Flores



Christopher Flores

Christopher Flores

Vice President, Glutamatergic Pathway Area Leader at Janssen R&D

J&J Consumer Product

Why I'm a JPAL

To help young companies/entrepreneurs achieve success.


Christopher M. Flores, PhD is currently Head, Emerging Science and Innovation Strategy for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies. In this role, he is delivering impactful science-based insights and shaping technical strategy to drive transformational innovation across the Consumer business. Chris originally joined Johnson & Johnson's Pharmaceutical division as leader of the East Coast Analgesics Discovery Team, after which he took on roles of increasing responsibility and diversity within the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, including Head of Pain Discovery, Senior Director of External Innovation and Pain Franchise Strategy Leader, and as the Global Head of External Innovation for Discovery Sciences. 


"The world stands aside to let pass anyone who knows where they're going."

David Starr Jordan

Fun fact:

I've been an employee in the federal government, academia and the Pharma and Consumer industries.