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Erik Hughes, PhD

Senior Vice President, Technical Development

Erik Hughes is the Senior Vice President of Technical Development at Kriya. Erik joined Kriya from Biogen where he held various roles including Director of Global Process Sciences and Director of North American Manufacturing Sciences. Within these roles, he was responsible for partner relationships, development of second-generation processes, technology transfer, process scale-up, GMP cell banking, process compliance, and lifecycle management across a portfolio of commercial and clinical products. Prior to Biogen, Erik started his career at Wyeth Research where he worked in upstream process development on Prevnar13® and a meningococcal group B vaccine. He received his PhD in chemical engineering and his undergraduate degrees in economics and chemical engineering from Rice University.