Andrew You, MBA
Vice President, Program Team Lead and Portfolio Management
Mr. You joined Pliant in February 2023 as Vice President, Program Team Lead and Portfolio Management.
Mr. You brings to Pliant over 20 years of biopharmaceutical experience, with focuses on program leadership, portfolio management, corporate performance, and drug development. Mr. You joins Pliant from Celularity where he served as Vice President, Global Program and Portfolio Management, establishing enterprise program management, governance, and portfolio strategy capabilities. Prior to Celularity, Mr. You served as head of portfolio management and analytics and as lead for CEO and portfolio governances at Kite Pharma. Before Kite Pharma, Mr. You held roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen, Exelixis, Abgenix, and Berlex Biosciences spanning strategic planning, global operations, pre-clinical development, and discovery research.
Mr. You received his B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.
Pliant is led by a team of world-renowned fibrosis researchers and highly experienced drug developers focused on translating science into novel therapies for patients in need.