Mr. Smith has 30 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry experience. Scott is currently serving as President of BioAtla, a company focused on the development of conditionally active biologics (CABs) for the treatment of solid tumor cancers.
In his ten years at Celgene from 2008-2018 his leadership role expanded from Vice President of Global Marketing for Inflammation & Immunology, to Global Head of that division, to President of the Inflammation & Immunology Franchise to his appointment in 2017 as Celgene’s President and Chief Operating Officer. With a particular emphasis and interest in immunology, Mr. Smith drove the growth of Celgene’s Inflammation and Immunology division from 13 to more than 1,300 people worldwide and oversaw the clinical development, global registration and commercial success of the blockbuster drug Otezla.
Mr. Smith’s prior experience at Pharmacia (acquired by Pfizer) and at Biovail included global responsibility for sales and marketing, creating and executing commercial and business development strategies and contributing to regulatory and clinical development strategies.
Mr. Smith also serves on the board of directors of Titan Pharmaceuticals, Triumvira Immunologics and Springbank Pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Smith received both his BSc degree in Chemistry and Biology and his HBSc degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Western Ontario and his Masters of International Business Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).