Debbie has more than 20 years of commercial pharma and biotech experience across functions including marketing, operations, sales, and sales management.
In her pharma roles, Debbie led US Marketing at Gilead sciences where she held positions in new product development working on the licensing agreement of Tamiflu, and led the successful launch of Gilead’s first blockbuster HIV product, Viread. She expanded her commercial experience at Bay Area oncology-focused biotech, Telik, where she served as VP, Commercial Operations and Strategic Planning.
More recently Debbie has led new business development and client partner roles for WPP’s healthcare agency, Sudler & Hennesey.
Debbie earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University and a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.
You can find Debbie in Austin, Texas where she enjoys live music, runs along Lady Bird Johnson lake and helping out her local sustainable food movement.