Innovation and Digital Lead, Takeda Pharmaceuticals


Melissa Johnson graduated with a BS degree in Bioengineering from UCLA in 2015. She started working at Takeda Pharmaceuticals (then Baxter) one week later in the Manufacturing Development Rotational Program. After completing the program, she worked as a project leader, where she was responsible for an IT Data Center relocation and aspects of a product technical transfer. She currently is the Innovation and Digital lead for the Los Angeles facility. In her spare time, she enjoys trying new food, doing yoga, traveling, and relaxing on the beach.