Brian Ellerman
Director, Arizona Forge, University of Arizona
Work Summary
Brian Ellerman spent the last 15 years at Sanofi where he held numerous roles, including connecting the top global incubators, accelerators, startups, and venture firms to critical business problems, and helping develop the company’s digital health strategy. Previously, Mr. Ellerman founded multiple health technology companies, and today is active as an angel investor and advisor to startups. Besides BIO5, Mr. Ellerman serves on advisory boards for Eller MIS and Tech Launch Arizona, founded the Tucson STEM Community, and in 2017 was named Chair of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s Healthcare Sector Partnership Innovation Initiative. Mr. Ellerman earned a BS cum laude in clinical pathology at Marist College, an MS in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona’s Eller College, and began studies toward a PhD in Organization and Management with a Specialization in Leadership at Capella University.