AUTM Negotiation Course Instructor
Ursula Vosylius joined Kite Pharma, a Gilead company in 2019 and is an Executive Director and Head of Alliance Management. She is a seasoned alliance management professional and licensed attorney with over 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. Her strengths include problem solving and collaborating for value-creation. In her current role, Ursula manages a portfolio of US and Global alliances ranging from discovery research to commercial products.
Before joining Kite, Ursula held various roles within Corporate Development, Finance, and R&D at Amgen; with her focus most notably in Alliance Management. Her legal experience spans both the biotechnology and aerospace industries and was preceded by her first research role in San Diego at Amylin Pharmaceuticals.
Ursula is passionate about the environment and was the former Legal Committee Chair for the Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter from 2007 through 2016 and biotechnology advisor to B Revolution Capital during this period. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California.