Misha Tsirulnikov

Misha Tsirulnikov
Senior Manager, Events, Access Operations and Emerging Markets
Gilead Sciences

Misha Tsirulnikov currently manages Gilead’s global programs focused on engagement of HIV, HCV and HBV health care providers and key opinion leaders from emerging markets, including Latin America, Caribbean, Africa, Central Asia and Asia Pacific.

Misha is a strategic operations executive with twelve years of experience in the life sciences industry. He formerly served as a Senior Vice President at California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) where he oversaw key aspects of the Bay Area Bioscience Association (BayBio) and California Healthcare Institute (CHI) merger. Misha also served as Chief Operating Officer at BayBio, providing strategic leadership for all business development efforts and strong stewardship of the membership, group purchasing and events departments.

Previously, Misha worked for almost a decade in the events, media, advertising and public relations industries. His past clients include The Limited Inc., Victoria’s Secret Stores, Nationwide Insurance Company, Central Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Office of University Relations at The Ohio State University, Community Shelter Board, YWCA of Greater Columbus, Children’s Hospital, Children’s Defense Foundation, United Way of Franklin County, Sister Cities International, Yad Vashem Memorial (Israel) and the Moscow Art Theater (Russia), among many others.

Misha received a master’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University.