Ricardo Jimenez

Ricardo Jimenez, Senior Vice President, Technical Operations

Ricardo Jimenez serves as Senior Vice President, Technical Operations at Neurogene. Mr. Jimenez has nearly three decades of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the majority of which has been focused in the gene therapy field. He joined Neurogene in 2018 and during his tenure has led the company’s internal build out of process and analytical development, the CGMP manufacturing facility including its design, manufacturing operations, quality assurance, and quality control supporting viral vector manufacturing from research grade to clinical scale. Prior to his work at Neurogene, Mr. Jimenez was the site head of the Lonza Houston manufacturing facility and played a leading role in establishing Lonza as a leading contract cell and gene therapy manufacturer, including designing and overseeing the construction of the cell and gene therapy facility in Texas. He began his career in gene therapy in 2005 at Introgen Therapeutics, where he was responsible for the validation activities for adenoviral-based products, and subsequently served as Head of Quality at Vivante GMP Solutions, a gene therapy contract manufacturing organization acquired by Lonza in 2010. Mr. Jimenez holds a B.S. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University.