|Igor has 25 years of experience in biotechnology including 9 years in the cell therapy industry. For the last 3 years Igor, as VP of F/E and Validation groups for Instil Bio led four departments of nearly 50 employees to support capital projects, maintenance, EH&S, and validation activities of the company. For 2 years leading up to Igor joining the InstilBio team, he served as GMP Engineering/Facilities consultant to Allogene Therapeutic facilitating design and construction of the commercial plant as well as corporate office and research facilities.|
From 2014 to 2018 Igor led the Engineering and Facilities department at Kite. During this time, he managed the design and construction of the first in the world T-Cell commercial manufacturing Facilities in El Segundo, and the supporting offices and warehouse facilities totaling over 100,000 SF. His projects also included remodeling of the groundbreaking 160,000 SF Clinical manufacturing site in Santa Monica and the design and Construction of 150,000
SF corporate office space. Igor established operations and managed Engineering, Maintenance, Facilities and EH&S functions of Kite organizations. Prior to these roles in cell therapy biotech, Igor held roles of increased responsibilities in Engineering, Maintenance and Validation at Agensys, Baxter and Alpha Therapeutic. Igor holds a BS in electrical Engineering and MS degree in Automation and Controls from Leningrad Institute of Technology. He is a Professional Electrical Engineer and DMAIC Green Belt.