John Herberger is currently Director of Process Development at Amgen. In his 16 years at Amgen John has led geographically diverse crossfunctional teams, and developed strategy for new technologies as well as commercialized products. He serves on the University of Rhode Island College of Environmental & Life Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council; and Bio Science Leaders Forum. Prior to joining Amgen, John was a Research Scientist at Alkermes where he contributed to the development of novel drug delivery systems and he started his career at the Institute of Molecular Biology working to develop soft tissue, bone and nerve regeneration therapies. John relocated from southern California in 2011 to East Greenwich, RI with his wife Caroline and their 5 children. He enjoys cycling, SUP, coaching youth sports and supporting URI rowing.