John W. Skoug, Ph.D.
John Skoug has more than 30 years of pharmaceutical industry experience and specializes in CMC product development across all stages of discovery and development. Through early 2019, he was Senior Director in AbbVie's drug product R&D organization, where he held a number of roles including head of pre-formulation, solid-oral formulation development, drug/device combination product development and CMC program management. In these roles, he was responsible for CMC technical strategy and execution for small molecule programs and combination product programs for biologics. In addition to his work with Synergy, John founded FarmCMC LLC in 2019 to help biopharmaceutical companies develop novel therapeutic assets and delivery systems. John brings a unique breadth of CMC experience including pharmaceutics support of candidate selection, formulation and analytical development of poorly soluble drugs, device delivery systems for biologics and CMC development strategies. John earned a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Purdue University. Prior to joining AbbVie, he was with The Upjohn Company/Pharmacia/Pfizer.