Melody Spradlin is Vice President, Global Facilities and Corporate Engineering at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. She is a seasoned design and construction professional with more than 30 years of experience leading complex teams to meet strategic corporate and project goals. Melody has a proven track record leading cross-functional teams working on all aspects of capital projects, facilities, sourcing and supply chain. She currently leads Ultragenyx’s Global Facilities, Corporate Engineering, Real Estate, Master Planning, Capital Projects, and EHS & Lab Operations. She has worked internationally in Japan, China and Brazil. She previously worked for Gilead Sciences, Apple, Genentech, the U.S. Navy & several San Francisco Bay Area general contractors. She is a graduate of the U.S Naval Academy, Stanford University, and Southern New Hampshire University.