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Steve Navarro

Sr. Director, Cellular Therapy Supply Operations

Steve joined Sonoma Biotherapeutics in 2021 with over 20 years of experience in managing and leading Procurement, Sourcing, and Supply Chain departments in both clinical and commercial cell therapy companies.

Prior to joining Sonoma, Steve was Director of Supply Chain at Iovance Biotherapeutics where he was responsible for strategic sourcing, raw material planning, procurement and logistics activities in support of multiple Contract Manufacturing Organizations in US and Europe.

Earlier in his career Steve held several positions at Dendreon Pharmaceuticals, including Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, and Clinical Manufacturing where he developed critical supply chain programs for the first FDA-approved cellular immunotherapy, PROVENGE®, and led a successful tech transfer of PROVENGE® to a European CDMO to support clinical and commercial operations in Europe.