Alex Zhang, PhDCEO at Hanhai Silicon Valley
Dr. Zhang is the CEO of Hanhai BioLabs, Inc. Prior to Hanhai, Alex was the Managing Partner of Enverest, Inc. Enverest is a Silicon Valley based innovation solutions and investment advisory firm. Prior to founding Enverest, Dr. Zhang spent over four years at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where he was responsible for 4 business development deals exceeding $10 M, and played a key role in several billion dollar acquisitions in IVD and MedTech areas. From 2001 to 2009, Dr. Zhang was a Senior Scientist at Tularik Inc. (acquired by Amgen in 2004), where he led drug discovery endeavors in oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases therapeutic areas.
Dr. Zhang received MBA degree at Cornell University, PhD in Organic and Analytical Chemistry at Texas A&M University, and BS in Chemistry at Shandong University. During his graduate research, he focused on the design and synthesis of therapeutic peptoids, as well as biological mass spectrometry. His research has led to publication of more than 20 peer reviewed articles and 4 patents.