Daniel O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer of Ambrx, has over 23 years of executive experience and leadership in all aspects of the biopharmaceutical industry, including CEO leadership of two public oncology-focused companies, OncoSec Medical and Advaxis, Inc., as well as C-Suite leadership roles at ImClone Systems, Bracco Diagnostics, and PharmaNet, Inc. (today, Syneos Health). He has a proven record of accomplishment in oncology drug development, with a focus on business strategy, clinical execution, product development, business transformation and corporate development. He has overseen the successful initiation of several early phase oncology clinical trials, including combination trials with several different FDA approved checkpoint inhibitors. Additionally, he has led numerous life science licensing transactions and drug development collaborations with major pharmaceutical companies and has raised hundreds of millions in the capital marketplace.
Mr. O’Connor earned a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. from Boston University.