Greg Widmyer, deputy director, Vaccine Delivery leads the teams that focus on new vaccine introduction and market innovations. These teams focus on working with GAVI to strengthen country efforts to introduce new vaccines; supporting program strategy teams to develop effective delivery strategies for their portfolio of vaccines; and developing an evidence base for vaccine introduction approaches.
Prior to joining the foundation in 2010, Greg was vice president and general manager of Monogram Biosciences where he led the commercial and operational aspects of the company. He held a variety of commercial positions within Monogram including Director of Marketing, and Director of Commercial Operations. Prior to joining Monogram, Greg was head of Finance and New Business Ventures at SCORE Learning, a division of Kaplan Inc, focusing on its online learning businesses and expansion of their learning-center based programs into lower income communities. From 1992 – 1998, Greg worked for Population Services International where he served as Country Director for projects in Cameroon (interim), Rwanda and Myanmar leading social marketing programs in HIV/AIDS prevention, maternal and child health and nutrition.
Greg was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo from 1990-1992. He received his BA in Russian Studies from Yale University and his MBA from Stanford University.