Andy Walker, Ph.D.
Andrew Walker is our Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, and joined Juno in April 2014. Prior to joining us, Dr. Walker served in senior leadership roles at CMC Biologics, a contract biologics drug development and manufacturing organization. While at CMC Biologics, Dr. Walker’s roles included serving as the Head of the GMP Manufacturing Department, where he led the design, start-up, and operation of multiple GMP manufacturing facilities. Dr. Walker also served as Head of the Process Development organization where he oversaw all aspects of drug development from cell line creation, upstream and downstream process development, analytical and formulation development, and process transfer and process validation. Over the course of his career, Dr. Walker has worked on the development and manufacturing of approximately 50 different biologic drug candidates.
Andy earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington. Andy also has a Management of Technology certificate from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.