Vice President of Technical Operations, Neurogene
Ricardo Jimenez serves as the Vice-President of Technical Operations for Neurogene Inc., a company focused on gene therapy for rare neurological disorders. Mr. Jimenez has spent more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, with >15 of those years in the gene therapy field. Prior to Neurogene, Mr. Jimenez was the site head of the Lonza Houston manufacturing facility and played a leadership role in establishing Lonza as a major contract cellular and gene therapy manufacturer, including designing and managing the construction of the flagship cell and gene therapy facility in Pearland, TX. He started in gene therapy in 2005 at Introgen Therapeutics, where he was responsible for the validation activities for adenoviral-based products and served as Head of Quality in what became in 2009 Vivante GMP Solutions, a contract manufacturing organization acquired by Lonza. Mr. Jimenez holds a B.S. in biomedical science from Texas A&M University.