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Brad Wilken

DEPUTY DIRECTOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS, BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION
Brad Wilken is a Deputy Director of Product Development Operations at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. At the foundation Brad is responsible for supporting our teams and external partners as we continue to optimize our approach to consistently deliver high impact interventions using industry best practices. Currently, Brad is leading the COVID-19 Therapeutics work at the foundation via the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator. Brad has been with the foundation since August 2016 and has played key roles in establishing the Gates Medical Research Institute and the Innovation Introduction function within Global Health. Before joining the foundation, Brad spent 18 years working in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries (Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Eli Lilly). During his career he has held senior positions in project management and clinical operations. Brad received his BS in Human Biology from The University of Kansas, MBA from Butler University, and MPH from Columbia University.
Speaking In
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)
Monday, June 14
As COVID-19 infections spread around the world, companies moved swiftly to test many of the…