Ilya Budik, Board of Directors

Mr. Ilya Budik is the most recent addition to GLN’s Board of Directors. For the past 7 years, Ilya has served in various managerial roles in the life science industry, and over the last 4 years founded and grown Imagine Bio, a boutique consultancy which advises global strategic players as well as startups in life science industry with clients based across the US, Europe, and Israel. One of his successes was leading the turnaround of a struggling biotech company, NeuroQuest, which is today one of the leaders in early diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease progressing in major trials in the US and Australia. Previously, Ilya worked in global finance at Johnson and Johnson, studied finance and biochemistry at Miami University of Ohio and completed the Life Science Executive Training Program at Tel Aviv University’s Recanati Business School.

Ilya is a strong believer in the mission of GLN, sees great potential to expand GLN’s mission in the DC area and beyond, and is grateful for the opportunity to contribute his skills, experiences, and a diverse global network to help take GLN to new heights.