Dr. Hong Xin,
Senior Director, External Innovation Search & Evaluation
Hong is Senior Director, External Innovation Search & Evaluation, Eastern US, Johnson & Johnson Innovation at the Boston Innovation Center. She is responsible for developing an external early-stage innovation pipeline aligned with the Janssen Oncology franchise.
Prior to joining Boston Innovation Center, Hong spent five years with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Asia-Pacific Innovation Center, where she was responsible for implementing the Asia Pacific Innovation Center’s strategy in Korea, sourcing early-stage innovation for all sectors of Johnson & Johnson.
Previously, Hong spent thirteen years as a drug discovery scientist within the Discovery Science organization of Janssen R&D in Spring House, PA. Hong has extensive knowledge in drug discovery in various therapeutic areas and their associated novel platform technologies.
Hong received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry from New York University, her MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Leadership & Change Management from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU.