Lisa Johnson, CEO
Office (608) 236-4753
Johnson served most recently as WEDC's vice president for entrepreneurship and innovation. Before joining WEDC, Johnson worked in the biotech industry for 22 years. She held executive positions at Novagen Inc. and EMD Biosciences Inc., the North American life sciences division for Merck KGaA. She also, as chief business officer, raised equity funding for Semba Biosciences, a life sciences instrumentation company.
Brian Moeller, Operations Manager
Moeller has worked at BioForward in various roles since 2009 and currently manages many of the organization’s operations. Prior to BioForward, Moeller worked with Wisconsin Department of Commerce’s Global Ventures and in UW-Madison’s Office of Risk Management.