Sharon Chan

Shanghai, China
As Head of JLABS @ Shanghai, Sharon is responsible for setting the strategic direction and overseeing all operational activities for JLABS @ Shanghai, the first Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS in Asia Pacific and the largest in its global network. Her responsibilities include managing the portfolio of JLABS in the region and collaborating with its internal and external business partners across multiple sectors to implement educational programming and drive high-quality company sourcing from innovation hotspots across Asia Pacific. She chairs the China Innovation Council for J&J China and is a member of the Technology and Innovation Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai. In 2020, Sharon was recognized by Forbes China as one of the 50 Top Women in Tech.

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Sharon was Head of Asia at Aeras, where she established its Beijing office for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and focused on tuberculosis (TB) vaccines. She had previously served as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Baxter in Shanghai with responsibility for business development.

Sharon received a Master Degree in Public Health (MPH) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA; a Master Degree in Business Administration (EMBA) at IE Business School, Madrid, Spain; a Doctorate Degree in Biochemistry and Cardiovascular Medicine (DPhil) at University of Oxford, UK; and a Master Degree in Molecular Biology and Cellular Biochemistry (MBioChem) at University of Oxford, UK.
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
Tuesday, February 16
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