Sivakesava Sakhamuri, Ph.D.
SVP, Head of Technical Operations & Quality
Siva Sakhamuri joined Omega Therapeutics as Senior Vice President, Head of Technical Operations and Quality and brings significant experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Dr. Sakhamuri has broad experience in clinical and commercial biologics, small molecule and vaccine manufacturing, CMC strategy, process development, external vendor/alliance and project management, regulatory support, and life cycle product management.
Prior to joining Omega, Dr. Sakhamuri was Vice President, Head of Manufacturing for Alnylam’s internal and external manufacturing operations, including seminal contributions to the registration and launch of Onpattro®, Givlaari®, and Oxlumo®. Before Alnylam, Dr. Sakhamuri was Executive Director, Global Tech Services, Process and Analytical Development at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, and earlier was Director of Manufacturing for Sanofi-Pasteur, where he was responsible for commercial vaccine product manufacturing and facility management. Dr. Sakhamuri began his industry career at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. supporting global biologics manufacturing teams.
Dr. Sakhamuri received his Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology and additional postdoctoral research at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Pennsylvania State University.