Will Ansari

Associate Director, Technology Development at Aspen Neuroscience

Will Ansari has a strong background in project management and technology development. Will is currently the Associate Director of Technology Development at Aspen Neuroscience, where they are responsible for scaling out the company's technology platform and positioning them as a leader in autologous iPSC manufacturing. Will is also involved in implementing AI and machine learning algorithms to increase product consistency and reduce costs. Prior to joining Aspen Neuroscience, Will worked at Genentech as a Senior Project Manager, and at Amgen as a Specialist in Technical Specifications. Will also has experience as a Project Manager at 1798 Consultants and as a Chief Technology Officer at T2 Energy LLC / Algro Foods LLC. Will has a strong academic background, having worked as a Graduate Student Researcher at UCSD and as a Research Assistant at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

Will Ansari received their Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from UC San Diego between 2005 and 2009. Will later pursued a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Biology, General from UC San Diego, which they completed between 2010 and 2015. In addition to their academic achievements, Will Ansari also holds a certification as a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) from the Scrum Alliance, although the specific details regarding the date of obtaining this certification are not provided.


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  • Associate Director, Technology Development

    November, 2022 - present

  • Sr. Project Manager - R&D

    February, 2022