Fabio De Martino Global Head Quality Strategy & Business Operations, Kite Pharma

Prior to this role he worked at Genentech in the Global Quality function, where he managed global projects and programs in the continuous improvements space, and at Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, where he led critical projects and investigations in compliance with FDA regulations and international quality standards, managing projects across Europe, Asia and the US.

Fabio holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Salerno and a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from Pisa University, Italy. He is a licensed/registered engineer (Italy), a certified Lean Manufacturing Six-Sigma Black Belt and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Fabio is an active Board Member of the West Coast PDA and Lecturer Faculty of Business & Management at San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley Extensions and Northeastern University.