Our Team

Patrick Yang, PhD


Patrick Yang, PhD, is a Director at Sana Biotechnology, Codexis, Amyris, and PharmaEssentia. He serves as Chairman at AbGenomics, Acepodia, and Aerchigen Biotech.

Most recently, Patrick was Executive Vice President and Special Advisor for Juno Therapeutics. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Global Head of Technical Operations at Roche and responsible for the company’s pharmaceutical process development, engineering, quality, technical regulatory, supply chain, and all manufacturing plants. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Product Operations of Genentech. Patrick also served for 11 years at Merck & Company in various leadership positions including Vice President of Asia Pacific Operations and Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management. Prior to joining Merck, Patrick spent 12 years at General Electric serving in several research, engineering, technology and manufacturing leadership roles with increasing scope of responsibilities.

Patrick earned his BS from the National Chiaotung University in Taiwan, his MS from the University of Cincinnati and his PhD in engineering from Ohio State University.