Chief Information Officer
Alex Bangs is the Chief Information Officer at Vir. Mr. Bangs also serves as the President of Virat, a subsidiary focused on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence approaches to precision medicine in pharmaceutical and diagnostic R&D.
Previously, he served as Chief Information Officer of Crescendo Bioscience, a subsidiary of Myriad Genetics. At Crescendo, Mr. Bangs led Informatics, IT, and Information Security, developing external web and mobile solutions for patients and physicians, and internal data and analytics solutions for scientific and commercial staff. He also provided leadership to other functions across the company including laboratory operations, customer service, and clinical trial design.
Prior to Crescendo, Mr. Bangs was Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Entelos where he led the development of technology for virtual patient simulations and is an inventor on several related patents. He has held technical and management positions at Strategic Decisions Group, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Honeybee Robotics, and the Institute for Defense Analyses. He received an AB in computer science and engineering sciences from Harvard College and an MS in computer science from the University of Tennessee.