John Maraganore, Ph.D.

Dr. John Maraganore was founding CEO of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, where he led the advancement of RNAi therapeutics as a whole new class of medicines, bringing four approved medicines to patients around the world. Previously John was an officer and management team member for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Befofre that he was director of Molecular Biology and director of Market and Business Development at Biogen, Inc. where he also invented and led the discovery and development of ANGIOMAX® (bivalirudin) for injection. Earlier, he was a scientist at ZymoGenetics, Inc., and the Upjohn Company. John serves on the boards of BIO and the Termeer Foundation, and on the advisory boards of N-Lorem and Ariadne Labs. John received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Chicago.