Yasha Talaga is a seasoned professional in Global Business Development with broad experiences over 26 years in the Life Science Industry. Under her leadership, she has revitalized portfolios through a unique combination of technical science and marketing strategies, consistently surpassing targets. Yasha is exceptional in building and sustaining strong relationships with customers and having the foresight to anticipate market changes and customer needs.
Prior to joining List Bio, Yasha has successfully held scientific, sales, marketing, and business development positions with increasing responsibility for mid-to large-size companies in the Biotechnology and Life Science Fields. Yasha managed different parts of the Commercial business from Field Applications to Sales to Global Marketing. She spearheaded Commercial Development in a microbiome service startup focusing on Omics (Metagenomics, Metabolomics, Transcriptomics) and Microbiome Analysis Services. Yasha earned her BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago and her Masters of Science in Immunology and Microbiology from Rush University Medical Center. Her research focus was in HIV and synthetic glycolipids.