Danielle T. Olander is the VP of Human Resources at CytomX Therapeutics. She has lead human resources management and operations, largely for life sciences companies, for more than 22 years. Before joining CytomX in 2014, she served as the senior director of human resources management at Portola Pharmaceuticals, senior human resources generalist for SuperGen (now Astex Pharmaceuticals), and held various HR roles for companies such as SUGEN (acquired by Pfizer) and Kinetic Search, where she placed candidates for MedImmune, Amgen, Genentech and Abgenix. Ms. Olander received her B.S. in human resource management from Colorado Technical University. She is chairperson of the Biotechnology HR Network and an active member of the Society for Human Resources Management and World at Work, The Total Rewards Association.
Women continue to be vastly under-represented in management and executive-level positions throughout the life science industry—an inequity that came into the spotlight earlier this year when a biotech consulting firm hired... Read more »