James Gillespie, PhD, JD, MPA
Director of Scientific Strategies, Sterling Bay
Dr. James Gillespie is an experienced entrepreneur, executive and scholar. He is director of scientific strategies at Sterling Bay, a Chicago-based real estate investment and development firm that is leading the charge in building the city’s reputation as an emerging hub for life sciences. He is also a Senior Advisor at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Research Affiliate at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Gillespie is also active in the community, having co-founded Women in Healthcare & Life Sciences and the Black Healthcare & Medical Association, as well as being on the board of Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association.