Chief Strategy Officer, Tulane University School of Medicine

In his role as Chief Strategy Officer, James Zanewicz, JD, LLM, RTTP serves as the principal biomedical business development strategist and connectivity officer to industry, venture capital and other external collaborators; as well as overseeing marketing & communications, working on change-oriented special projects, and crisis management for Tulane Medicine.  His career includes establishing the open science functions for HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus, corporate chemistry at Rhône-Poulenc Rorer, “new media” for the daily news show EXTRA, and Innovation and Engagement functions at the University of Illinois & University of Louisville.   He is on the Board for the Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare, chaired the Board of ATTP, and served on the Boards of AUTM, NACRO, and the BioJudiciary Project.  He also chairs the Technology Transfer Committee for BIO.