Walter Grubb

Walter Grubb

Principal – Commercial Strategy

Walter Grubb joined Skysis in 2017 and is a Principal based in San Diego, CA. Walter assists clients in the areas of corporate development, M&A, market insights and competitive intelligence, and new product planning.


Prior to joining Skysis, Walter was the VP of Business Development at Fate Therapeutics, a biotech company focused on developing cell-based products for cancer and immune disorders. Previous to Fate Therapeutics, Walter held roles at Ambit Biosciences and Neurocrine Biosciences in business development, corporate strategy, new product planning, marketing, and market analytics. In these roles, Walter was a member of the leadership teams responsible for corporate strategy development.


Walter earned his BS, distinguished honors, in Genetics & Plant Molecular Biology from Purdue University and his MS in Biotechnology from Northwestern University.

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