Jean W. Tom
Dr. Jean Tom is the Group Director of Development Engineering in Chemical Development in the R&D organization of Bristol-Myers Squibb. At BMS, Dr. Tom directs a group of chemical engineers focused on lab development, pilot plant scale-up and technology transfer to manufacturing of chemical syntheses for new small molecule drug candidates. Prior to her joining BMS in 2006, Dr. Tom was at Merck Research Laboratories for 19 years where she held positions overseeing development projects, technology transfer, and pilot plant operations. Dr. Tom has had a role in ten pharmaceutical products currently marketed. Dr. Tom received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at Princeton University in 1993. She holds B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and M.S degree in Chemical Engineering Practice from MIT. She is active in AIChE, Association Crystallization Technology, ABET and is a Fellow of AIChE and AIMBE.