Ken Dobie is the founder and principal of Skyemar Consulting specializing in Strategic Planning and Project Portfolio Management. We facilitate the development of strategic priorities and translation into near term goals in conjunction with senior management. Prior to Skyemar, Ken was the Director of Corporate Planning and Portfolio Management at Illumina from 2007 to 2016 where he led the development of the annual strategic, operating, and portfolio plans, as well as resource management across 200 projects and 1,500 resources. Previously he was Associate Director at Ionis Pharmaceuticals where he performed genomic analysis of targets for drug development and is an author on more than 400 patents. Ken conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at the Salk Institute, La Jolla and has published five papers in peer reviewed journals.