Michael Fannon has over 20 years of direct experience in the design, development and management of systems focused on Biotechnology research, development, clinical trials and product manufacturing. Mike advises emerging biotechnology companies in business strategy, process engineering, customer relationship management, IT infrastructure development and laboratory automation. Mike is the chief architect of the BioIT Solutions Portal Products that provides a suite of services for capturing, presenting and analyzing information along the full biotech product lifecycle.
Mike was Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Human Genome Sciences, Inc. from 1994 through September 2005. Mike managed the design and implementation of computerized systems to support HGS’s high-volume laboratory data collection, biological research, clinical data management, product development, manufacturing and business operations. Prior to joining HGS, Mike was the founder and president of TSI Consulting, Inc. in Silver Spring, MD, and held a series of technical and management positions with Martin Marietta’s Information Systems Group.
Mike is an author of publications in scientific journals and business magazines; he is co-inventor on two patents for microbial genomes. Mike serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Barrie School, an independent Pre-K through 12th grade school in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Mike earned an MBA in Operations Analysis from The American University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.