Emma Huang, PhD
Director, Data Sciences External Innovation
Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center

Bevan Emma Huang, Ph.D., leads Data Sciences External Innovation at the California Innovation Center, where she sources, evaluates, and facilitates external partnering opportunities in data sciences across all sectors of Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining J&J Innovation, she led Population Analytics in Janssen Research & Development from 2015-2018. Her group helped to develop and support precision medicine initiatives through integrating multiple data modalities such as omics, sensors, and electronic health records for risk prediction, target, and biomarker discovery. Before joining Janssen, Emma held positions at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Brisbane, Australia, where she received the CSIRO Julius Career Award from 2011-2014, and an Australian Research Council DECRA grant from 2012-2015. Emma received her B.S. in Mathematics from the California Institute of Technology, and her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she focused on development of methods for statistical genetics in population-based studies.