Ames Gross - President and founder. Mr. Gross is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the Asian medical markets. In 2008, Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry(MD&DI) magazine named Mr. Gross one of the top 100 executives in the medical business. Mr. Gross founded PBM in 1988 and has helped hundreds of medical companies with business development and regulatory issues in Asia. Mr. Gross is a frequent contributor of articles on Asian medical issues forClinica (England), MD&DI (Los Angeles), and other medically oriented journals. Mr. Gross has been a featured speaker on the Asian medical markets at the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) shows, the Medtrade Home Health Care Exhibition, the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society's annual and regional meetings, and a variety of other medically oriented meetings and conferences. Mr. Gross has a BA degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia University.
Nami Migita - Senior Vice President. Ms. Migita works on business and regulatory consulting projects. Ms. Migita has over 16 years of experience in the medical device/biotechnology business in both Japan and the United States. She has a BA degree from Wako University (Tokyo, Japan) and an MBA from Emory University. Ms. Migita speaks Japanese.
Mary Li - General Manager (Shanghai). Ms. Li works on consulting projects in China. Ms. Li worked at a number of C-level positions at Johnson & Johnson and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for over 18 years. Ms. Li attended Tongji University (BS) and Jiaotong University (MBA), both in Shanghai. Ms. Li speaks Mandarin Chinese.
Grace Hong – Director. Ms. Hong conducts research and works on Asian medical consulting projects. She graduated with a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and has also completed graduate coursework in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before joining PBM, Ms. Hong was part of a clinical research team at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center.
Kaori Yamaguchi - Senior Associate. Ms. Yamaguchi works on consulting projects for Japan. Ms. Yamaguchi graduated with a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.
Jack Wu - Senior Associate. Mr. Wu works on business development and medical consulting projects. He graduated with a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Wu has over 10 years of project management experience and has lived and worked many years in Asia. Mr. Wu speaks Mandarin Chinese.
Angela Chan - Associate. Ms. Chan conducts research and works on consulting projects. She is also responsible for marketing PBM's business. She graduated with a B.S. in Biotechnology from The University of Hong Kong and has an M.A. in Journalism from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining PBM, Ms. Chan worked as a Client Executive at an international public relations agency in Hong Kong. Ms. Chan speaks Cantonese Chinese and Mandarin Chinese.
Jacob Chen - Associate. Mr. Chen conducts research and works on consulting projects. He graduated with a B.A. in Chinese from George Washington University and has an M.L. in International Politics from Renmin University in Beijing. Mr. Chen speaks Mandarin Chinese.
Jennifer Werkmeister - Associate. Ms. Werkmeister conducts research and works on consulting projects. She graduated with a double major in International Relations and East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Werkmeister speaks Mandarin Chinese.