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William Newell


Sutro Biopharma
  • Industry:Biotechnology
  • Interests:Interests are private

Mr. Newell has over 20 years of senior management experience in the biotechnology industry. He joined Sutro Biopharma as CEO in January 2009. Previously, he served as the President of Aerovance, Inc., a venture-backed company developing clinical assets for respiratory diseases. Mr. Newell also was Chief Business Officer and Senior Vice President at publicly-traded QLT, Inc. and served in several senior management positions at public-traded Axys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For the 16 years prior to joining Axys, Mr. Newell practiced corporate law in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is presently a member of the Board at SutroVax. Mr. Newell is also a Board member on BIO’s Health Section & Emerging Companies Section and a member of the Board and Chairman of the Board of the California Life Sciences Association.

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