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Bing Yuan, PhD, MBA

Membership Committee Member & Founder, BioKatalyst
Chief Business Officer, Founder and CEO, OnCusp Therapeutics

Dr. Bing Yuan is an entrepreneur and a seasoned business executive in business development and licensing (BD&L), marketing and new product strategy. He has made significant contributions to 13 approved global oncology drugs at various stages of product life cycle, including blockbusters such as Keytruda and Glivec. Before founding OnCusp, he was Chief Strategy and Business Officer at CStone Pharmaceuticals. As a senior executive from the beginning, he helped to build the company from scratch to successful IPO and a fully integrated biopharma. At CStone, he established and managed over 10 departments, such as BD&L, public relations, R&D project management and commercial organization. He successfully reached close to 10 strategic partnerships with Pfizer, Bayer, Blueprint, Agios, EQRx, etc. Before joining CStone in November 2016, he spent 22 years in the USA. He was Executive Director and Global Lead of Oncology BD&L at Merck (MSD), Global Head of Life Cycle Strategy and Executive Director at Novartis Oncology, Global Oncology Marketing Lead at Eisai, and Product Manager at Thermo-Fisher. He successfully led or contributed to over 40 M&A, licensing and Keytruda clinical collaboration deals. As a core member of the global project team (GPT), he played a key role in designing development strategy for 5 oncology drugs. He used to lead Glivec and Afinitor brand life cycle strategy, and participated in global launch of Zykadia in ALK+ lung cancer. Dr. Yuan holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Columbia University, an MBA from Cornell University and B.S. of Biochemistry from Nanjing University.

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