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Kleem Chaudhary
Chief Business Officer at Checkmate Pharmaceuticals


Kleem Chaudhary is Chief Business Officer at Checkmate Pharmaceuticals. He has >16 years of experience within the biotech/pharma industry with broad experience across business development & licensing, strategy and drug discovery. He has held leadership roles of increasing responsibility across multiple organizations including most recently as Head of Business Development & Licensing at Biogen and previously as a transaction leader in Business Development at Takeda. He began his business development career at Novartis, where he was a team leader and led deals across multiple therapeutic areas. Prior to Novartis, he was a medicinal chemist at Gilead Sciences. Kleem holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.Sc. in chemistry from the University of Winnipeg.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Streamlining the transition from discovery to manufacturing