BBI is comprised of a core team of representatives from Weill Cornell Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University, who are the backbone of our organization. We work with our Professional Advisors, comprised of noteworthy members of the life sciences entrepreneurial ecosystem and regularly work with our Alumni to build out our program. Additionally, we work closely and extensively with our external partners and advisors, please visit Our Community page to learn about how we work with the larger healthcare, business, and technology community.

Team and Volunteer Board

Guest Lecturers, Mentors, and Professional Advisors

 

Callie Leone, Membership Manager, Galvanize                                                     Callie Leone, Membership Manager, Galvanize Nigel Liverton, Executive Director at WuXi AppTec                                            Nigel Liverton, Executive Director at WuXi AppTec  Paul Maddon, MD, PhD, Founder, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.                                       Paul Maddon, MD, PhD, Founder, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Linda Masat, PhD, Director, Center for External Innovation, Takeda Pharmaceuticals                                              Linda Masat, PhD, Director, Center for External Innovation, Takeda Pharmaceuticals Alan Morrison, Law Offices of Alan J. Morrison                                                      Alan Morrison, Law Offices of Alan J. Morrison Sriker Nadipuram, MBA, Assistant Vice President, Equity Research, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Barclays Investment Bank                              Sriker Nadipuram, MBA, Assistant Vice President, Equity Research, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Barclays Investment Bank Kenny Nova, Founder, Entrepreneur - ‎Healthcare Startup                                               Kenny Nova, Founder, Entrepreneur - ‎Healthcare Startup  Daniel O’Connel, MD, PhD, Associate, Orbimed                                           Daniel O’Connel, MD, PhD, Associate, Orbimed Kevin O'Rourke, MD-PhD Student, Weill Cornell Medical College / Rockefeller University / Sloan-Kettering Institute                                          Kevin O'Rourke, MD-PhD Student, Weill Cornell Medical College / Rockefeller University / Sloan-Kettering Institute Jason Park, PhD, Principal, Flagship Ventures    Jason Park, PhD, Principal, Flagship Ventures Cameron LW Pitt, PhD, Investment Professional, Versant Ventures       Cameron LW Pitt, PhD, Investment Professional, Versant Ventures Gene Resnick, MD, Senior Medical Consultant, ICON plc                                                Gene Resnick, MD, Senior Medical Consultant, ICON plc Christian Ritter, Vice President, FOS Advisors LLC                                                 Christian Ritter, Vice President, FOS Advisors LLC Kate Rochlin, PhD, Founder and CSO, Immunovent LLC - ‎Filament Biosolutions                                             Kate Rochlin, PhD, Founder and CSO, Immunovent LLC - ‎Filament Biosolutions Joel Schrock, PhD, BBI Alumnus and Founding Member; Manager, Pfizer Consulting and Execution                                              Joel Schrock, PhD, BBI Alumnus and Founding Member; Manager, Pfizer Consulting and Execution David A. Scheinberg, MD, PhD, Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics                                     David A. Scheinberg, MD, PhD, Chair, Molecular Pharmacology Program, SKI; Director, Center for Experimental Therapeutics  Nidhi Sabharwal, PhD, Assistant Director, Marketing & Licensing, The Rockefeller University                       Nidhi Sabharwal, PhD, Assistant Director, Marketing & Licensing, The Rockefeller University Blake Stevens, PhD, Vice President, Harris & Harris Group, Inc.                                                  Blake Stevens, PhD, Vice President, Harris & Harris Group, Inc. Vibhu Sachdev, JD, Technology Licensing Officer, Weill Cornell Medical College                      Vibhu Sachdev, JD, Technology Licensing Officer, Weill Cornell Medical College  Jeff Stein, JD, Partner, WilmerHale                     Jeff Stein, JD, Partner, WilmerHale Paul Strombom, MD, General Surgery Resident, Mount Sinai Beth Israel                                Paul Strombom, MD, General Surgery Resident, Mount Sinai Beth Israel  Bruce Toman, Vice President, Business Development & Intellectual Property, Neuronasal                       Bruce Toman, Vice President, Business Development & Intellectual Property, Neuronasal  Marisa Tricarico, MBA, Healthcare Consulting & Investing, Merst Ventures LLC                    Marisa Tricarico, MBA, Healthcare Consulting & Investing, Merst Ventures LLC Claire Wang, Phd, Associate Manager, Early Clinical Development, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.                                           Claire Wang, Phd, Associate Manager, Early Clinical Development, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ray Wu, Vice President, FOS Capital Partners                             Ray Wu, Vice President, FOS Capital Partners Diyong Xu, Private Equity Associate, OrbiMed Advisors                    Diyong Xu, Private Equity Associate, OrbiMed Advisors Carlo Yuvienco, PhD, Senior Project Manager, New York City Economic Development Corporation                                      Carlo Yuvienco, PhD, Senior Project Manager, New York City Economic Development Corporation
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BBI Alumni

We have a diverse pool of over 300 BBI alumni. Some of these alumni have founded startups or joined biotech, industry, finance or consulting companies, and come back to mentor teams each year.