Michon Pinnix

Michon Pinnix has been serving as Vice President of Business Transformation with BeiGene, a Global Oncology Company, since 2021. Prior to joining the company, she worked as the COO of Chimera Bioengineering and served as an executive advisor for several early stage startups in Neuroscience. Ms. Pinnix secured Series A equity financing, negotiated non-dilutive financing and framed companies' infrastructure for growth. She has a proven track record of outstanding leadership and excellent execution in operational strategy.
Ms. Pinnix also has a wealth of experience working in and navigating established multinational public companies in Corporate Development, Operational Strategy, and Manufacturing at DuPont, PRTM, Amgen and Theravance Biopharma.
In addition to her 20+ years of work experience, Michon Pinnix is an active volunteer at both the local and national levels. She has been on the Executive Board of Directors with the West Valley Boys and Girls Club since 2013 and recently joined the Board of Directors at the San Francisco based Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) in 2021. Ms. Pinnix is an advocate for social and economic justice, chairing the Scholarship committee for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to promote access and equity in institutions of higher education since 2008. She is a founding member at both Chief (an executive support and development network for women) and FirstBoard.io (group of female executives proactively focused on increasing the representation of women on boards).

She is a Magna Cum Laude dual-degree graduate of Spelman College and Georgia Institute of Technology and a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. She received her Masters in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and her Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Michon and her partner, Tim Wilson, live in Berkeley, California with their three children and dog.
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1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Wednesday, June 7
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