Joseph J. Villafranca
Dr. Joseph J. Villafranca is currently the Pharmaceuticals/Life Sciences Practice Director with Tunnell Consulting. Previously, he joined Neose Technologies in 2002, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the improvement of protein therapeutics. From 1992 to 2002 he held various positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb, serving most recently as vice president of biologics strategy and biopharmaceuticals operations. Prior to Bristol-Myers, Dr. Villafranca spent 20 years at Penn State University, including eight years as the Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry. Dr. Villafranca earned a BS in chemistry from the State University of New York and a PhD in biochemistry/chemistry from Purdue University.