Wayne Pisano has more than 30 years of experience as a pharmaceutical industry executive and was recognized in 2010 as Pharma Executive of the Year by the World Vaccine Congress. He served as the president and CEO of VaxInnate a privately held biotech company. He joined Immunovaccine’s Board in October 2011 with a depth of experience across the spectrum of commercial operations, public immunization policies and pipeline development. Mr. Pisano is the former president and CEO of Sanofi Pasteur, one of the largest vaccine companies in the world. He is credited with driving Sanofi Pasteur’s leadership within the worldwide influenza market and capturing 50 percent of global sales. He also laid the foundation for the company’s global pediatric vaccines strategy. He joined Sanofi Pasteur in 1997, assuming increasing levels of responsibility. He was promoted to President and CEO in 2007, the position he successfully held until his retirement in 2011. During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Pisano bolstered the Sanofi Pasteur pipeline with the acquisitions of Acambis PLC, a biotech based in Boston in 2008 and Shantha Biotechnics, a highly regarded Indian vaccine company in 2010. Prior to joining Sanofi Pasteur, he spent 11 years with Novartis (formerly Sandoz). He has a bachelor’s degree in biology from St. John Fisher College, New York and an MBA from the University of Dayton, Ohio.