Yvonne Linney, PhD


Yvonne Linney founded Linney BioConsulting, an advisory and strategy development firm in the life sciences industry, in January 2019. Dr. Linney has served as a strategic advisor to General Automation Laboratory Technologies (GALT) since November 2019, SRI International since June 2019, the California Life Sciences Institute since March 2019, and to Tag.bio, Inc. since January 2019.

From January 2017 to November 2018, Dr. Linney served as the Chief Executive Officer of Transcriptic Inc. (now Strateos, Inc.), a private company that developed a robotic cloud laboratory platform, where she had previously served as Chief Operating Officer since October 2015. Dr. Linney also served on Transcriptic’s Board of Directors from December 2016 to November 2018. In addition, from November 2006 to January 2015, Dr. Linney served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Life Sciences at Agilent Technologies, Inc., a public life sciences and diagnostics company. Prior to joining Agilent, Dr. Linney served as Director of Molecular Diagnostics and Global Strategic Marketing at Bayer Diagnostics (now part of Siemens Healthcare) from 2005 to 2006 and Senior Director, Marketing and Product Management at Caliper Life Sciences from 2003 to 2005. Dr. Linney also served as Director of Genomics at Amersham International (now GE Healthcare) from 1993 to 2003. Dr. Linney holds a BS in microbiology and virology from Warwick University, UK, and a Ph.D. in genetics from Leicester University, UK.