Event Details

Location: San Francisco, CA

Pharma CEO Series: An Evening with Tassos Gianakakos, CEO of MyoKardia
13 Sep 2016
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Gibson Dunn, 555 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Register at http://www.cornellnorcal.com/event-2251589/Registration
•  Member – $20.00 (USD)   
•  Non-Member – $25.00 (USD)   
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
 San Francisco

Please join the Harvard Club of San Francisco in a fireside chat with Tassos Gianakakos.

Tassos Gianakakos joined MyoKardia in October 2013, bringing more than 19 years of senior leadership experience and business development and finance expertise in the biopharmaceutical industry to the company. He joined MyoKardia from MAP Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Allergan in March 2013), where he was most recently senior vice president and chief business officer. In this position, Mr. Gianakakos played an integral role in advancing the company’s two Phase 3 clinical programs and regulatory filings, and led the successful co-promotion partnership agreement for the program with Allergan, as well as a global partnership with AstraZeneca.

Prior to MAP, Mr. Gianakakos led the formation of Codexis, Inc., a spin-off of Maxygen, Inc., in 2001. At Codexis, Mr. Gianakakos served as president and senior vice president, business development, and head of Codexis’ Pharmaceuticals Business Unit.

Before forming Codexis, Mr. Gianakakos was director of business development at Maxygen, where he led the company’s business development efforts for its vaccine and bio-industrial platforms, as well as financing activities including the company’s initial public offering. Prior to Maxygen, Mr. Gianakakos was a process engineer in Merck & Co.’s vaccine division.

Mr. Gianakakos holds B.Sc. degrees in chemical engineering and economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.Sc. in biotechnology from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


Tuesday, September 13, 2016
 6:30 PM–8:30 PM

 Gibson Dunn
 555 Mission Street
 San Francisco
 Doorman will open door and escort to offices

 $25 per person

 Registration required by Sept. 11, 2016

 Anupam Agarwal, MPH ‘05
 Eli Salomon, HLS ‘06

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