Geoff Hodge is a scientist and executive level biopharmaceutical manager with experience in process development, operations excellence, and project management, and a strong interest in science and technology education. He has worked at companies ranging from start-up biotechnology ventures to global pharmaceutical and healthcare corporations including Wyeth (now Pfizer), Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda), and the healthcare division of General Electric.
An operations manager in the highly regulated field of GMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing, Geoff has led 24/7 commercial operations, development groups, technology innovation teams, and customer service businesses. A pioneer in the development of single-use equipment and “ballroom” facility design for biotherapeutics manufacturing, he holds three U.S. patents, numerous international patents and the BioProcess International award for Excellence in Facility Design. He is a co-founder of Xcellerex, a biomanufacturing equipment and services company specializing in single-use bioprocess equipment.
As an educator, Geoff was most recently responsible for the GE Healthcare Life Sciences global “Fast Trak” training organization. He was also an instructor and program manager for the biotechnology curriculum at Becker College and currently serves on the advisory boards of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biotechnology Education and Training Center (WPI BETC) and Quincy College Biotechnology and Compliance program. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at industry conferences, author of numerous trade articles and book chapters, and is co-chair of the MassBio Biomanufacturing Forum.
Geoff is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bardic Systems, Inc.