Yan Li is the Senior Vice President of Bioinformatics and Information Technology at Adagene. She has over 15 years of experience in software development, with more than 10 years focused on the development of informatics software tools for antibody library design and analysis.
Prior to joining Adagene, Ms. Li served as the Senior Software Engineer and Applications Scientist at Abmaxis from November 2001 to May 2006. She developed the software platform for the company’s proprietary AISIM technology, and designed many antibody libraries for in-house pipeline development and business partners. Following the acquisition of Abmaxis by Merck & Co, Ms. Li worked at Merck from May 2006 to December 2010. She received the Merck Award for Excellence in “Innovative Technologies” with the team, and a Special Award for her contribution.
Before her time at Abmaxis, Ms. Li served as a software engineer at Easyware Software, and also as a system analyst and product manager at Singapore Telecom.
Ms. Li received her BSE in information science from East China University of Science and Technology, and her M.B.A. from Santa Clara University with Beta Gamma Sigma honor. She is an inventor of many US and international patents.