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San Diego, CA

John Ferraro

Principal

John Ferraro has more than 28 years of experience in Clinical Operations/Development within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. During this time, he has been successful in all sizes and types of organizations as well as a myriad of therapeutic areas most recently oncology, hematology, immune-oncology, and rare disease. John is an expert clinical operations leader who excels at operational strategic planning, oversight, and delivery of clinical development programs.

Prior to joining Halloran, John led his own consulting firm, JnC Clinical, where he was engaged with organization types including a global CRO, a medical device startup, and a generic company as their Vice President of Clinical Operations or expert Clinical Advisor. Before, JnC Clinical, John was the Vice President of Clinical Operations for Fate Therapeutics, Inc. While at Fate, John rebuilt the Clinical Operations and Data Management Departments while being accountable for strategy, planning, and execution of all clinical programs in all phases of development. John spent over 8 years at GlobeImmune, Inc. as Senior Director of Clinical Operations. He was brought on board by the founding scientists as one of the company’s first six employees. John was tasked to create and implement the infrastructure of the Clinical Operations Department globally. He was accountable for operational oversight of all clinical development programs. John spent his early career as a regional CRA for SmithKline Beecham and a Clinical Trial Manager at Pfizer where he performed all site management activities as well as managed the pivotal Inhaled Insulin Trials. He was also a clinical research coordinator at a clinical research site.

John earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor’s in Science from University of Phoenix, and an Associate’s in Respiratory Science from Pima Medical Institute.