Carlo Yuvienco
Carlo Yuvienco, PhD
Assistant Vice President

Dr. Carlo Yuvienco is an Assistant Vice President of Life Sciences at NYCEDC, dedicated to the strategy efforts behind LifeSci NYC, the Mayor’s ten-year, $500 million commitment to the sector. Since joining in January 2016, he has managed a diverse portfolio of infrastructure and entrepreneurial training programs, including the Applied R&D Facilities program, the Early-Stage Life Sciences Fund, NYC Entrepreneurship Lab, SBIR Impact NYC, and Harlem Biospace. Prior to this role, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship at NYU, focusing on the commercialization of protein-based drug delivery platforms. As a PhD candidate at NYU, he pursued entrepreneurial opportunities in biotechnology and education technology. Having been a part-time K-12 science and robotics teacher during his graduate studies, Carlo is also passionate about advancing K-12 STEM education throughout the five boroughs. For several years before his doctorate in biomedical engineering, Carlo developed blood filtration technologies with Pall Corporation Life Sciences. He also holds a BE in Chemical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art.