EMMA LEES is responsible for leading oncology discovery in the Bristol-Myers Squibb Cambridge, Mass., and central New Jersey labs. In Cambridge, she plays different roles in support of the R&D organization and leads a team that works closely with translational medicine scientists to focus on better understanding the complex biology of immuno-oncology resistance. Additionally, Lees helps define and create a vision for the site, working alongside Cambridge leadership to develop objectives and drive a culture aligned with Bristol-Myers Squibb’s global strategy. She has been a strong advocate for gender parity throughout her career and has been recognized on both coasts for her work, including being named one of the Bay Area’s Most Influential Business Women by the San Francisco Business Times for three consecutive years. She holds a Ph.D. from Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, England.