Connie Chen

Senior Director, Strategy & Corporate Development

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Connie Chen

FACIT Inc.

Senior Director, Strategy & Corporate Development

With over 15 years of experience in life sciences, biotech and capital markets, Dr. Connie Chen brings extensive experience in investment banking, seed investing, start-up and corporate development experience to her role at FACIT. FACIT is an award-winning commercialization venture firm that builds companies with entrepreneurs to accelerate oncology innovation, with a portfolio that includes Turnstone Biologics, Fusion Pharmaceuticals and Triphase Accelerator, and which has attracted over $1 billion in investment to Ontario. Dr. Chen is part of the senior leadership at FACIT, developing and driving strategies to grow sustainable start-ups and establish academic and commercial partnerships to drive value for cancer assets. These diverse and extensive experiences reflect an astute ability to combine life science knowledge and business acumen to bridge and translate technological ideas into business opportunities.