Berkeley Lab
Bringing Science Solutions to the World

Gail Chen

Partnerships and Proposals Program Manager

Gail is responsible for Partnerships and Proposals program management and enabling the overall business and proposal development process.

Prior to joining SPO, Gail was an innovation and transformation leader at AIG, working on the launch of their innovation centers and developing their innovation portfolio and network to meet client needs across industry sectors through partnerships with start-ups, VC’s, accelerators, and universities.

Gail has spent over a decade in global biotech leadership positions at Roche and Genentech with expertise spanning across multiple disciplines including strategy, planning, operations, product manufacturing, and technology. She has also led an R&D council as a Technical Program Manager at Hewlett Packard and served as a management consultant for Accenture’s Strategic Technology Labs.

She is both an entrepreneur and industry expert, establishing her own consulting firm advising nonprofits on process improvements. She has a passion for providing mentorship and hiking national parks.

  • M.B.A., Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, Stanford University