Francis Ring

Assistant Director, Ionis Pharmaceuticals

Francis Ring is currently an Assistant Director of Manufacturing & Operations at Ionis Pharmaceuticals in Carlsbad, California. At Ionis, Francis leads the design and implementation of automated equipment, including oligonucleotide synthesizers, custom chromatography skids, and the building automation. Francis has served as the Ionis engineering lead for multiple facility expansions and regularly consults with Ionis partners on facility and process design topics around the world. Prior to his 11 years at Ionis, Francis earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.