Wubin (Bill) Pan, PhD, MBA
Dr. Pan is a co-founder of Connect and has served as President and Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2012. He has over 25 years of experience in biopharmaceutical R&D, including 10 years in Europe and North America. Prior to co-founding Connect, Dr. Pan co-founded and led Crown Bioscience Inc., a U.S. venture-backed company with major operations in China (Beijing & Shanghai) providing CRO services to international biopharmaceutical companies. Prior to Crown Bioscience, Dr. Pan was the Vice President at TsingHuaYuanXing Biopharmaceutical Co. Ltd., where he played key roles for the development of several gene-based therapeutic biologics. He was involved in the development and successful marketing of several biomedical products. Dr. Pan obtained his Ph.D. in Biology from University of Sussex (U.K.) and completed postdoctoral training at the University of California at Berkeley. He holds an MBA from Tsing-Hua University.