Shoba Gopalan, PhD

Executive Director, Program Management

Shoba Gopalan is Executive Director, Head of Program Management at ChemoCentryx Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing new medications for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases and cancer. Shoba's extensive background leading program management, product development, and launch teams has developed her proven track record in overseeing multiple, successful drug launches and fostering collaboration to deliver excellence.

Prior to ChemoCentryx, Shoba held senior program management roles at Portola Pharmaceuticals, Actelion Pharmaceuticals, and Genomic Health. She researched neurogenesis and proliferation of neuronal progenitor cells as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of California, Irvine and received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Southern California.