Joe Franklin, JD, PhD
Head of Strategic Affairs

Joe Franklin leads the Strategic Affairs team at Verily and focuses on evidence generation strategy, including regulatory policy and health data privacy, at the intersection of clinical research and care. Before joining Verily in 2021, Joe held a variety of positions at FDA, including as senior advisor on data and evidence initiatives. Joe led the biosimilars policy staff in the Office of New Drugs and served as an attorney in the chief counsel’s office for multiple periods during his career at FDA. Joe has a PhD in cell biology from his early career as a bench scientist.