FRANK L. CHEN – Innovation Project Manager, Santen Inc.

Frank L. Chen is the Innovation Project Manager in the Global Innovation Office at Santen Inc., a global ophthalmic pharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative solutions that protect and restore vision and, in turn, preserve quality of life for people around the world.

His focus is around strategy, product development and corporate venture investments in the area of innovation in ophthalmology. Previously, Frank’s focus has been in entrepreneurship and medical device development. In the world of A.I., Frank has been involved in various projects aimed at early diagnostics, patient segmentation and patient prognosis ranging from co-development with entrepreneurs and Universities to investments into start-ups.

Frank earned his B.S. for Physiology and Neurology from the University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.