Walter Moos has been a Professor (adj) of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UCSF since 1992. In parallel, he has been Managing Director of Pandect Bioventures, which he co-founded in 2018. At ShangPharma Innovation, starting in 2016 as an advisor, then as CEO, later as Chairman (emer), he led development of the group's innovation ecosystem. He is Past President of Biosciences at the independent nonprofit Stanford Research Institute (SRI International), where he spent more than a decade, until 2016. Moos also managed corporate IT Services at SRI. Earlier he was Chairman/CEO of MitoKor (Micrologics/Migenix) and a VP at Chiron (Novartis) and at Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis (Pfizer). He and his teams have made significant contributions to all R&D phases from early-stage research on chemical and biological therapeutics and diagnostics to marketed pharmaceutical products. They have done this with the support of VCs, foundations, government agencies, big pharma, and many others. Moos has served on more than 20 business and scientific boards, public and private, non-profit and for-profit, including Alnis, Amunix (Sanofi), Anterion, Aprinoia, Axiom (Sequenom), the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), Circle, the Critical Path Institute, Global Blood (Pfizer), Keystone Symposia, Mimotopes (Fisher/Thermo), MitoKor (Micrologics/Migenix), Oncologic (Aduro/Chinook), Onyx (Amgen), Rigel, ShangPharma Innovation, Valitor, and the Virginia University Research Partnership. He has advised companies on several continents and served as a committee member for academic, government, and investor groups, including the US National Academy of Sciences. He has co-founded several scientific journals, co-authored or edited multiple books, and has more than 200 publications including patents. Moos has held faculty positions at several major universities and received PhD and AB degrees in chemistry from UC Berkeley and Harvard, respectively.