VP Information Technology
As Vice President of IT, Brent Sanders’ primary focus is on developing, delivering, and supporting a modern, first-class IT platform to Flagship Pioneering and the Flagship Enterprise. Brent's aim is to provide IT solutions and services that materially improve the financial success, launch velocity, and productivity of Flagship and its companies.
Brent is a global business leader specializing in building and leading technology organizations. He has deep experience in end-user services, education and support, core IT infrastructure, business applications, organizational scaling and turnarounds, and vendor management.
Before joining Flagship, Brent worked at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research where he built and led a world-class global scientific IT support team specializing in lab IT systems, scientific system support, commodity IT support, and technology training for scientists. Prior to Novartis, he held leadership positions at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Netscape Communications, and Fidelity Investments.
Brent is also an investor and partner in a Boston area restaurant group where he helped launch three restaurants; Deep Ellum Bar and Lone Star Taco Bar in Allston, Mass. and Lone Star Taco Bar in Cambridge, Mass.
Brent studied economics and international studies at the University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas.