David Schisla, PhD

Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

David has 25+ years of experience in developing process technologies across a diverse range of businesses. At Shell Chemical Company and KRATON Polymers, he led a Process R&D department and a global R&D project in new process technology for detergents and polymers. At Abbott Laboratories, he built and led a Process Engineering and Development department for the immunoassay and blood screening platforms AxSYM, Architect, and PRISM. In biopharmaceuticals, David established and led a program management group to support drug product, device, and life cycle improvements for HUMIRA.® Continuing at AbbVie, Dave was a CMC lead for the development of biotherapeutics for programs ranging from pre-IND to licensure. David earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.