Kenneth M. Bate is a businessperson who founded JSB-Partners LP and who has been at the helm of 7 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman of Genocea Biosciences, Inc., Chairman for Astria Therapeutics, Inc. and Chairman at AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
He is also on the board of Epizyme, Inc. and Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
In the past Kenneth M. Bate was Chief Executive Officer at MPM Capital Inc, Chief Financial Officer at Biogen, Inc. and Chief Financial Officer, VP-Sales & Marketing at Biogen MA, Inc. (a subsidiary of Biogen, Inc.), Lead Independent Director at Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at NitroMed, Inc., President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Archemix Corp. and CFO & Head-Commercial Operations at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree from Williams College and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.