Jo Viney, PhD

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Jo Viney, Ph.D., is Founder, President and CEO of Seismic Therapeutic, the machine learning immunology company. She is an experienced biotech executive and entrepreneurial scientist who has taken 13 drugs to clinic. Prior to founding Seismic, she founded Pandion Therapeutics in 2017 and served as President and CSO until the acquisition by Merck for $1.85B in 2021. Prior to founding Pandion, she worked at Biogen, Amgen, and Immunex. Jo is an independent board director for Finch Therapeutics, Harpoon Therapeutics, Graphite Bio and Lab Central. Jo was featured in Endpoints’ 2019 Special Report on 20 Extraordinary Women, and in FiercePharma’s 2020 Fiercest Women in Life Sciences. Jo is an advocate for workplace inclusiveness. She has served on the board of WEST, a non-profit organization supporting early to mid-career women, including as President 2017-18.
Speaking In
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Monday, June 5
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Tuesday, June 6
Though the life science industry has made strides in increasing diversity, equity and inclusion …
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Thursday, June 8
While often evaluated by the modality they employ or therapeutic area in which they focus, a…