CAACB Team Bio


Michael E. Wiebe, Ph.D.
President, Quantum Consulting, LLC

Dr. Wiebe is Founder and President of Quantum Consulting based in Redwood City, California. His consulting practice is focused on biotechnology development, biosafety, manufacturing, quality assurance and GMP compliance. He has 25 years of experience in the CMC aspects of biotechnology and has participated as a member of numerous product development teams that were successful in bringing new biotech products through the development pipeline and into commercial life. He has held positions at the following companies: Genentech, 1984-1998 (Senior Scientist, Cell Culture Development; Sr. Director, Quality Control); BioReliance, 1998-2001 (Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President of Quality & Regulatory Affairs); IDEC Pharmaceuticals, 2001-2003 (Vice President of Quality); Biogen Idec, 2003-2005 (Vice President of Corporate Quality & Drug Compliance); Novartis (formerly Chiron), 2005-2007 (Vice President of Quality Assurance for U.S. Biopharmaceutical Operations). Earlier in his career Dr. Wiebe held positions at Duke University Medical School (Research Fellow), Cornell University Medical College (Assistant & Associate Professor), and the New York Blood Center (Associate Investigator). He received his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Kansas and his B.S. in Natural Sciences from Sterling College (Kansas).