Brian Yang, Ph.D.
Director of Finance and Business Development


Brian Yang is the Director of Finance and Business Development. Dr. Yang has a proven track record of building partnerships between Chinese and global companies, with a focus on China-bound product licensing. Dr. Yang also maintains a broad network of investors and corporate relationships in China and globally. Prior to joining Terns, Dr. Yang served in various roles spanning market access, business development, and investment banking at Amgen, Yifan Pharmaceuticals, Gloria Pharmaceuticals, and TPP Healthcare.

Dr. Yang completed his undergraduate study in Pharmaceutics at China Pharmaceutical University. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences from the University of the Pacific and an MBA from San Jose State University. Dr. Yang is a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) and also a licensed pharmacist in China.