Head of Commercial
Jason Braun is Head of Commercial for Optera Therapeutics Corp. Prior to joining Optera, Jason led U.S. Marketing for Kite Pharma (Gilead) where he was responsible for CAR T therapy marketing and launch strategy. Previously, he led U.S. Marketing at Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Abbvie) where he was responsible for multiple oncology therapy launches under Breakthrough Therapy Designation. Jason served in commercial leadership positions at Dendreon, a pioneer in autologous cell therapy. He has also served in various commercial and finance positions at Amgen, Inc. Jason holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University, a Master of Engineering Management degree from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.