Mike has spent more than 15 years in strategic, operational and drug development roles in the biotech and life science space. Most recently, he was Vice President of Business Development and Operations at BridgeBio (BBIO) where he advanced two late-stage portfolio companies, Phoenix Tissue Repair and Origin Biosciences. At Origin, Mike managed operations through clinical development; oversaw FDA and EMA approvals; and directed corporate strategy for the launch of Nulibry, BridgeBio’s first commercial asset. Prior, Mike consulted for a wide range of biotech, pharma and private equity clients on projects spanning corporate, portfolio and commercial strategy, and business development in the oncology, inflammation and immunology, and autoimmunity disease spaces among other areas. Mike also spent time at Flagship Pioneering helping create early-stage platform companies centered on breakthrough science, such as Ring Therapeutics.
Mike is a scientist by training and developed small molecule inhibitors targeting key oncogenic and inflammatory pathways at the Center for Lymphoid Malignancy at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in Pathobiology working on cancer vaccine development at NYU School of Medicine and earned an A.B. in molecular biology from Princeton University.