Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Jane Dunigan-Smith joined BioCrossroads as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer in May 2022. She also serves as the Managing Director of BioCrossroads Seed Funds.

Prior to joining BioCrossroads, she was the Chief of Staff for Global Commercial Services and the Customer Experience Hub at Eli Lilly and Company, leading the customer engagement transformation efforts and development of key strategies for the company’s commercial capabilities. In her nearly 19 years at Lilly, she held a variety of roles in corporate strategy, operations, and numerous global and U.S. marketing teams. She also pioneered and led launch readiness efforts across the diabetes business unit, ensuring the successful global launches of several key diabetes portfolio products.

She is a member of the board of directors of Allinaire Therapeutics.

Early in her career, she was a CPA and audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Chicago. Jane holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance as well as an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.