Job title: Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Houston is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Arvinas, a biotech company based in New Haven, Connecticut. Previously, he was the SVP of Specialty Discovery at Bristol Myers Squibb. He spent over 18 years at BMS in roles of increasing responsibility and had accountability for all discovery biology disease teams as well as various discovery technology departments. He also served as the site head of the BMS Connecticut facility. He was a member of the BMS R&D Executive Leadership team and chaired the Target Portfolio Committee which had governance oversight in the discovery space. Prior to joining BMS, Dr. Houston worked at Glaxo Welcome Research and Development in the UK, where he was head of the Lead Discovery Unit. John has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.