Mike Cicio

Mike Cicio has worked in the Biotechnology Industry for over 30 years as a hands-on executive with experience with both world class innovators and CDMOs. Experienced in general management of clinical and commercial biotechnology business with a focus on operations. Mike has extensive experience in a variety of biotechnology platforms.

Mike received a BS in Biology from Fitchburg State University and worked initially with Genetics Institute, Cytel and Wyeth in manufacturing operations for these innovator companies. Mike joined Lonza, a global leader in CDMO in 2004 where he worked for 11 years. Starting as Director of Manufacturing and later VP of Operations/Site Manager in Portsmouth NH overseeing significant capital and customer expansion. Mike progressed into global operations as VP Pharma Operations with responsibility for manufacturing sites in the US, EU and Asia focused on strategic customer relationships, capital expansion, business plan development and contract negotiations.

Mike later held senior management positions at Baxalta/Shire as VP Recombinant Manufacturing and VP of Biologics External Supply and at Takeda as SVP Strategy and Business Excellence. In this role Mike worked to develop long range strategic plans including capital expansions, as well as business development of new product entities and product life cycle management. Mike is currently consulting with a focus in biotechnology site operational performance.