Our Team

Andy Walker, PhD

Co-founder, President, and CTO

Andy Walker, PhD

Andy is Co-founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer of GentiBio. Prior to joining GentiBio, Dr. Walker was Chief Executive Officer of Jewel Biotherapeutics and formerly Senior Vice President of Technical Operations at Juno Therapeutics, as well as serving in multiple senior leadership roles at AGC Biologics. He is an experienced senior leader overseeing Process Development and GMP manufacturing of cellular therapeutics and protein biologics. Dr. Walker received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and his Ph.D. in Chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. In his free time, Andy is an avid fly fisherman, loves all things about the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!), and prefers to spend as much time as possible on a boat or in the mountains.  He also thinks he is funny, but his coworkers tend to disagree.