Stephanie S. Okey, M.S. SVP, Head of North America, Rare Diseases, US General Manager, Rare Diseases Genzyme

Stephanie S. Okey, M.S. is currently Head of North America, Rare Diseases and SVP, General Manager US Rare Diseases business, Genzyme, a Sanofi Company. Stephanie has 28 years of industry experience, 26 of those years in biotechnology. She spent 7+ years at Genentech, Inc. and 18 years with Genzyme. Stephanie has had launch or commercialization experience with eight orphan disease therapeutics; one with REMS designation, and 4 large market therapeutic agents. She has significant experience in the commercialization of orphan disease products and bringing therapeutic agents to health care providers and patients in a patient centric business model.
Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from The Ohio State University and a Master of Science Degree, Immunology and Medical Microbiology from Wright State University.
Stephanie resides in Newport Beach, CA with her husband, Mark and daughter, Paige, 15, who is currently a sophomore at Sage Hill School. Son, Chris, 20, graduated from Newport Harbor High and is a sophomore at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.