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Michael Thomas

Senior Manager, Quality

Mike joins Sonoma Biotherapeutics with over 22 years of biotechnology and pharmaceutical experience with clinical and commercial companies.

Prior to joining Sonoma, Mike was a Senior Quality Specialist at Juno Therapeutics, a Bristol Myers Squibb company. In his most recent role, he was responsible for quality oversight and approval of the Change Control process at the manufacturing plant.Over his six years there, he held various roles within the company including CMOQuality Support, Supplier and Vendor Quality, Lot Disposition, QualityOperations, and Quality Engineering and Validation. Prior to Juno, Mike worked for GlaxoSmithKline and Merck and Company, Inc.

Throughout his career,Mike has valued a collaborative and inclusive approach. While at Juno, he was most proud of his role in helping achieve the product approval and commercialization of two cellular immunotherapies, Breyanzi® and Abecma®.  

Mike is a graduate of Beaver College in Pennsylvania with a degree in Biology with an emphasis in Micro andMolecular Biology.