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Steve Goodman

Steve Goodman

Head of Drug Product Manufacturing, bluebird bio

Steve Goodman is the head of drug product manufacturing at bluebird bio, where he oversees production of cellular therapies across their portfolio of products and is accountable for the long-term technology strategy to expand access of these treatments to serve global patient requirements.

Before joining bluebird in January 2018, Steve was at GSK where he held a number of roles across research, development, manufacturing and supply chain. As Director of Manufacturing and Strategy for GSK’s CGT unit, he was responsible for the external manufacturing of the entire value chain to support GSK’s cellular therapies, and for defining and executing the vector manufacturing strategy. Steve joined GSK in 2002 following a Ph.D. and post-doctoral fellowship in organic synthetic chemistry at Harvard University.

  • 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