Discovery Automation Group Leader
Eli Lilly and Company
Ryan Bernhardt has spent the past five years at Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, IN as part of the Discovery Automation Research and Technologies Group; leading a team of automation engineers in the design, implementation, and support of a variety of innovative automation projects across Lilly’s Research and Development Laboratories. During his time at Lilly, Ryan has also contributed as the Automation Architect and Integration Lead for the Lilly Life Sciences Studio (L2S2); a state-of-the-art, fully automated Drug Discovery Platform located at Lilly’s Biotechnology Center in La Jolla, CA. Ryan received Lilly’s Top 100 Innovator Award for his track-based, modular design of L2S2 which has influenced the design of many other automated platforms within Lilly and across the external automation community. Prior to joining Lilly, Ryan worked for Hamilton Robotics as the Global Business Unit Leader of Emerging Automation Markets. Ryan received his BS in Chemistry from Marian University with a focus on the business of Green and Sustainable Sciences within industry.
Monday, January 27
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM