Phacilitate Leaders World

Conference speakers

Peter Olagunju

Peter Olagunju

Vice President, Patient Operations, bluebird bio
Peter is currently the Senior Director of Technical Operations with bluebird bio. In this role, Peter has strategic responsibility for managing the global contract manufacturing, apheresis partner network and analytical testing network. Prior to bluebird bio, Peter most recently served as Senior Director, Global Technical Operations at Valeant (through the acquisition of Dendreon).  He was at Dendreon for roughly 5 years where he managed the US and EU manufacturing operations and supply chain, including contract manufacturers, external testing sites, and the apheresis network for those regions. Prior to Dendreon, Peter had leadership positions within the quality function at a monoclonal antibody organization (ZymoGenetics) that was acquired by BMS in 2011. Peter did his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois and completed an MBA program at the Foster school of Business (University of Washington).
  • Real thinking forward combining experts in the field from manufacturing, regulatory and value vision” – “great network with strong experience and sharing risks & opportunities
    Anne-Virginie Eggimann
    bluebird bio
  • Great program, great people, great venue.
    Klaus Kühlcke
  • Dynamic, interesting and highly interactive event that promotes exchange and networking in highly specialized field of gene therapy.
    Nathalie Clement
    Powell Gene Therapy Center, University of Florida
  • Phacilitate provides a unique forum, bringing together research, process development, and commercial leaders on the cutting edge of cell, gene, and immunotherapy. A great conference for anyone wanting a comprehensive view of the field.
    Dr James Trager
  • It was all business. I’ve never been to an event where over 80% of the conversations I had were constructive to my business objectives.
    Kurt Gielen
    Chemelot Campus B.V.
  • Great way to expand network with global experts in cell and gene therapy who are facing similar challenges.
    Steven Goodman