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Thomas West

Division President – Diagnotics Solutions, Hologic Inc.

Thomas West has led the San Diego operations at Hologic since 2014. Hologic is one of the largest biotech employers in the region. The Boston-area based company primarily focuses on women’s health and well-being through early detection and treatment. Hologic also works on detecting respiratory issues and HIV. Previously, West worked more than 20 years at Johnson & Johnson in various roles of increasing responsibility across the globe. Most recently, he served as the Worldwide Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Johnson & Johnson’s Diabetes Solutions Companies. He has been a Director of California Healthcare Institute since February 2008.

ALMA MATER: Princeton University, MBA from The Wharton School

SERVICE: He is on the board of directors of Biocom.