Large Scale Manufacturing
Ian Larson is an experienced executive with a strong background in managing technical teams, manufacturing operations and capital programs. His technical experience covers both clinical biologic programs and commercial medical devices. Mr. Larson co-founded Purian LLC, a successful Management Consulting firm. As an adviser to Celltheon, Mr. Larson provides strategic Operations advice to the team. Having previously managed a CMO (Senior Manager at Baxter) for all or part of 18 biologics into phase I/II clinical trials, Mr. Larson provides the Celltheon team with essential experience in managing a contract research organization. He has overseen biologics such as MAbs, Fusion proteins, enzymes, and other extracellular proteins from virtual start-ups to big pharma. He also helped big pharma with realignment of facilities to prepare them for CMO operations. In his spare time, he is an annual guest lecturer at Cal Berkeley's BioE25 program. Mr. Larson has a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration and an MBA from Notre Dame De Namur University in Belmont, California.