Christopher Bona (Speaker)
Director of Global BioScience Communications, Baxter International
Christopher Bona is director of global BioScience communications for Baxter International Inc., a broad-based health care company headquartered in northern Illinois with approximately $11 billion in sales and 45,000 employees. The BioScience business is a $5 billion, fully-integrated, global specialty biologics business with approximately 10,000 employees. Prior to Baxter, Bona worked in a variety of Public Affairs leadership positions at Abbott, a global, diversified health care company, including commercial, corporate and manufacturing/operations businesses. He has also worked in communications for AT&T, The Revere Group consultancy (an NTT
DATA International subsidiary) and Chicago Tribune.
Chris has a bachelor's degree in Communications and a Master's Degree in Sociology from DePaul University, as well as a Master's of Business Administration from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.