Director of Operations
Alan is responsible for strategic operations for JLABS including the planning and execution of the program. He oversees the service delivery model to resident JLABS companies enabling a cost efficient environment for companies to progress their scientific work.
Alan has over 10 years’ experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries where he has served in both scientific and operational capacities. Prior to joining JLABS, he led Operations and EH&S at Ambrx, Inc where he partnered with R&D and senior management to improve efficiencies and compliance. Previously, he held scientific positions at the Salk Institute and Novartis where he focused gene expression and new drug development to treat inflammatory, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Alan has a BS in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is currently pursuing his MBA at the University of San Diego with an emphasis in Finance.