Tina Marriott Larson has served as our Chief Operating Officer since July 2018 and as our President since October 2019. She was previously Senior Vice President, Executive Committee member, and Compliance Committee member at Achaogen, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company that discovered, developed and commercialized treatments for infectious disease from May 2016 to June 2018, where she led Achaogen’s technical operations team—accountable for process development, supply chain and diagnostic development. Prior to Achaogen, she was Global Head of Technical Development Business Operations at Roche from October 2014 to April 2016, where she was responsible for business and technology infrastructure.
She spent a total of 20 years at Genentech/Roche in technical operations roles that included Automation Engineer, Associate Director Manufacturing Sciences, Director Process Development Engineering and Senior Director Technical Development Operations & Engineering. She has both deep technical expertise in scale-up of biopharmaceutical production and managing technical and operational organizations.
Ms. Larson was recognized by the Healthcare Business Women’s Association as a Rising Star in 2012, was recognized by Utah Business magazine as CXO of the Year in 2020, and was a 2019 Women Tech Council Awards winner. She has served on the advisory board of Colorado State University’s College of Engineering since 2015 and was recognized in 2019 as a CSU Distinguished Alumni. Ms. Larson received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University.