Dr Ronald Lindsay is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Zebra Biologics, Inc., a company developing a disruptive new antibody generating platform. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning at Sequenom Inc, a company that pioneered the use of next generation sequencing for non-invasive prenatal diagnostics.
Prior to Sequenom, Dr Lindsay held a variety of senior biopharmaceutical positions, directing discovery and preclinical research efforts in cancer, neuroscience, and genomics. He has served as Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Science Officer of diaDexus, Inc; has been a Senior Advisor at the German venture capital fund TVM Capital GmbH; was a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Merck Serono S.A, has held various senior management roles with Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc; and was a co-founder of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today a pharmaceutical company with a market capitalisation of ~$40bn. He began his industry career as Head of Cell Biology at the Sandoz Institute for Medical Research, University College in London. He has authored over 150 scientific articles and was recognized by the Institute for Scientific Information as one of the most highly cited neuroscientists of the 1990’s. He is also the holder of multiple patents. He has Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Calgary and a B.Sc. (Honours) in Chemistry from the University of Glasgow.