John Wong is a pharmacist graduated from Université Laval. He started his career at the Toronto General Hospital as a clinical pharmacist in oncology. He later joined the Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board (PAAB), the national regulatory body for prescription drug advertising and became the deputy commissioner/chief review officer in 2001. After 10 years at PAAB, Wong joined Ogilvy CommonHealth as an account director where he helped launch specialty products into the Canadian market in oncology, urology, hematology, HIV and immunology (vaccines). He is now the director, regulatory drug advertising and promotion at TPIreg/Innomar Strategies.