A leadership team ready to make history

The AskBio Team

The AskBio team is comprised of some of the most accomplished and experienced genetic researchers, clinicians and biopharmaceutical industry veterans. Our founders are pioneers in the field of gene therapy. We wake up every day knowing our work brings us one step closer to cures for those with life-altering genetic disorders.

Gustavo Pesquin, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

R. Jude Samulski, PhD

R. Jude Samulski, PhD

President, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Founder

Canwen Jiang. MD, PhD

Canwen Jiang, MD, PhD

Chief Development Officer, Chief Medical Officer

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Guru Ramamurthy

Chief Financial Officer

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Josh Grieger, PhD

Chief Technical Officer

Tracy Dowling, JD

Chief Business Officer and General Counsel

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Candace Summerford, PhD

Chief Patent Officer