Lisa Ryan - Lyell
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Lisa Ryan

Vice President, People

Lisa Ryan

Lisa Ryan joins Lyell as VP, People based in San Francisco with 20+ years human resources, talent management and operations experience. For the prior 10 years, Lisa held roles of increasing responsibility in Human Resources with Genentech in Pharma Technical Operations, U.S. Commercial Operations and Product Development. Her most recent role was leading strategic HR business partnering for Clinical Operations and Office of the CMO worldwide, over 2,500 employees in 26 countries comprised of the clinical study management and clinical study monitoring teams, medical compliance, quality management, medical ethics and pre-approval access. Lisa also played a leadership role in critical transformation efforts in several different areas of Product Development.

Prior to Clinical Operations, Lisa worked in Pharma Technical Operations, leading a global HR Team across the US, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore and U.S. based production facilities in California and Oregon for Manufacturing and Quality. Lisa also worked in an HR role in US Commercial for several years, and led Business Operations for the Virology & Specialty Care business unit including the Pegasys, Tamiflu, Transplant and Pulmozyme products.

Prior to joining Genentech, Lisa was a VP/Group Director of Talent Operations at Digitas; a digital and direct advertising agency headquartered in Boston and part of the Publicis group, with responsibility for talent operations in Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit and London. 

Lisa received her BA in Psychology from Boston College, and holds an MBA from Suffolk University.