William Swaney

Vice President of Manufacturing

Senior biotechnology professional with over 15 years experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Competent in the manufacture, testing, certification, and use of viral vectors & expanded autologous bone marrow derived human mesenchymal stem cells for use in early phase I/II clinical trials. Relevant experience includes basic molecular biology techniques, cell culture, manufacturing process development, development and qualification of quality control assays, regulatory support, quality assurance, and management. Successful leader, team builder and motivator. Effective in distilling complex situations or procedures of a technical, regulatory, or business nature to a defined set of core issues which can be readily addressed in an action plan. Excellent communication skills between both subordinates and senior levels of management. Strategic thinker with a strong sense of identifying key opportunities and critical core tasks to be accomplished. Recognized leader in a team environment. Fast learner, pragmatic, and goal oriented. Broad technical expertise, especially in the areas of process development, Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF), mammalian cell culture, viral vector production platforms, operation of Wave Bioreactor, and required quality assurance and regulatory attributes for cell and gene therapy products.


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  • Vice President of Manufacturing

    April, 2020 - present

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