New Venture Lead at Johnson & Johnson
Health & Nutrition
Michael is New Venture Lead at Johnson & Johnson Innovation where he forms partnerships and leads transactions with life science startups in Switzerland and the EMEA region. He is on the Johnson & Johnson Switzerland Leadership Team and he advises entrepreneurs as a member of the selection committees of the BaseLaunch and Alderley Park (UK) accelerators.
Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Michael was Business Development and Licensing Manager at Roche where he led licensing and M&A transactions in oncology. Before joining Roche, Michael worked as a scientist and EMBO fellow at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (USA) and he earned a PhD summa cum laude from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and a Diploma in biochemistry from University Tübingen (Germany).