Company: Voyager Therapeutics
Job title: Senior Vice President, Head of Technical Operations
Dr. Kumar Dhanasekharan is SVP of Technical Operations at Renovacor Inc. and has over 20 years’ experience in biologics development and manufacturing and most recently, in AAV gene therapy process and analytical development and manufacturing in the last few years. He has worked on several protein therapeutics and AAV gene therapy programs that were successfully taken into the clinic, including process and analytical development and Phase I/II manufacturing of multiple AAV gene therapy programs. He has worked at small and large companies such as Swanbio, Amicus and Genzyme-Sanofi, and also at Catalent (CDMO) leading to successful INDs, PPQs, new facility designs and approvals. Kumar has a Ph.D. in Food Science from Rutgers University with focus on engineering and manufacturing and a Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. He has over 50 conference presentations and many peer-reviewed publications.