Senior Counsel, Bayer
John A. Calvo is a Senior Counsel in Bayer’s global Pharma Legal Department. John is an accomplished life sciences attorney with over twenty years of experience. He has a broad legal background and extensive experience in global licensing, strategic alliances and other commercial transactions, compliance and general corporate matters. Based in Whippany, NJ, he leads legal support for Bayer’s global Oncology Strategic Business Unit. In this role, John works closely with Business Development and Licensing on major global transactions and with Alliance Management supporting ongoing strategic alliances. Most recently, he was a key member of the team responsible for Bayer’s recently announced collaboration with Loxo Oncology, Inc. John also supports Bayer’s Latin American region with respect to regional business development transactions. Prior to joining Bayer in 2002, John was an associate with two major US law firms where he represented pharmaceutical, biotech and technology companies in a variety of transactions. John received his B.S. from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his law degree (J.D.) from New York University’s School of Law.