Christi Shaw

Christie Shaw


Ms. Shaw is an accomplished biotechnology executive and organizational leader, most recently serving as chief executive officer of Kite, a Gilead company specializing in the development of immuno-oncology therapies, where she led a dramatic expansion of the company’s product portfolio, market reach and revenue until stepping down in March 2023. Prior to Kite, Ms. Shaw served as an executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), a global healthcare company, and president of Lilly Bio-Medicines. Before Lilly, she served as U.S. country head and president of Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, a global healthcare company, and in a prior role, as North American region head of Novartis Oncology. Ms. Shaw also held several leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson. She serves as a member of the board of directors of Avantor and Beam Therapeutics and is the co-founder of the More Moments More Memories Foundation, which helps people access oncology clinical trials for potentially life-saving treatment. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin.

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