Bernard Munos

Bernard Munos is a Senior Fellow at FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, a co-founder of the Open Source Pharma Foundation, and the founder of the InnoThink Center for Research in Biomedical Innovation, a consultancy that helps biomedical research organizations become better innovators. Before that, he served as an advisor for corporate strategy at Eli Lilly, where he focused on disruptive innovation and the radical redesign of R&D. Several of Munos’ research papers — published in Nature and Science — have helped stimulate a broad rethinking of the pharmaceutical business model by industry, investors, policymakers, regulators, and patient advocates. His work has been profiled by Forbes magazine, and the popular industry publication FiercePharma has named him one of the 25 most influential people in biopharma. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Science Translational Medicine; a non-executive Director of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals; a Board member or Advisor to a dozen other companies or publicly-financed research organizations; a former member of the National Academy of Medicine’s Drug Forum and of the Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Translational Sciences (NCATS). He received his MBA from Stanford University, and holds other graduate degrees in animal science and agricultural economics from the Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences and the University of California, Davis.