Ms Annette Kleiser
Dalan Animal Health, Inc.
Annette has over 20 years of experience in business development, start-up formation, corporate strategy development and alliance management, both in non-profit and the biotechnology industry. She started her career as a scientist at the University of Washington, Seattle before joining the University’s Technology Transfer Team and subsequently Amgen’s Licensing Group. Over the years she worked with numerous companies, universities, start-ups and foundations. All her projects were aimed at helping transition an idea from the lab to the market place. Some of her clients include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations, Xinova, the University of Southern California, and the University of Hawaii. In 2019 she co-founded Dalan Animal Health, to develop breakthrough vaccines for honeybees and other invertebrates. Annette serves as the company’s CEO. She studied Biology at the University of Konstanz and earned her PhD at the Ludwig Maximillian’s University in Munich.