Areas of expertise: Health/medical/wellness (pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, health IT, med devices, diagnostics), Business Development, Business Strategy, Pitch Coaching.
Current role: CEO, WWiKY BioSciences Inc.
With over 20 years of experience working with health and medical innovators to advance their discoveries into products, Dr. Sharon Barker has worked with hundreds of companies. Sharon obtained her PhD in Oncology and her MBA, specializing in Technology Commercialization from the University of Alberta. Sharon is a strong communicator with extensive networks and a passion for health and wellness. In private and public sector roles, she has helped start-up companies develop technologies into products, build business strategy, access capital, engage beta customers, enter the market, grow their customer base, and establish critical business partnerships.
Sharon’s previous roles include academic medical research, technology transfer and industry support, corporate and business development, medical affairs for Johnson & Johnson., and as Director of the Health Accelerator for the province of Alberta. Dr. Barker’s most recent role was Chief Commercial Officer with GoGet.Fit, a healthy-habit engagement platform designed to address lifestyle-factor disease. She is currently CEO of WWiKY BioSciences Inc. which is developing radiopharmaceutical theranostic products for diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.