Andrea Liess Karlsson

Executive Director, Boehringer Ingelheim

Andrea Liess Karlsson is the Executive Director of Engineering and Technology at Boehringer Ingelheim in their Biotech manufacturing facility in Fremont, CA. Andrea is a global leader with more than 20 years’ experience in Pharma and Biotech working on both the engineering design and owner side in many global pharmaceutical companies. Andrea earned her MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Driven by simplification her global soul thrives when engineering success and business excellence align. Andrea strongly believes it is all about motivated people, smart processes, focus and a purpose. Delivering products to patients is the driving force that makes her come to work every day.