Winds of Change LES 2023 Annual Meeting

Jonathan Kern


Jon Kern, Ph.D. is the Vice President, Global Alliances at AbbVie, responsible for leading AbbVie’s Global Alliances Team providing strategic business support for AbbVie’s 150+ R&D and Commercial partnerships.  Jon joined AbbVie in 2014 following leadership roles in R&D and Business Development at Merck, Sharpe, & Dohme. Prior to joining Merck, he was a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow in Neuroscience and Pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jon completed his PhD in Biochemistry at The University of Texas at Austin following undergraduate work in Chemistry and Biochemistry at Augustana College.