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Young Kwon, PhD

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Dr. Kwon is an accomplished executive with extensive operating experience.

Dr. Kwon held a variety of leadership roles as a senior executive at Momenta Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Kwon was most recently Chief Financial and Business Officer at Momenta, where he had responsibility for business development, strategy, finance, investor relations, and commercial. Dr. Kwon led public equity financings raising nearly $500 million and led the company’s sale to Johnson & Johnson for $6.5 billion. Prior to Momenta, Dr. Kwon was a business development professional at Biogen, driving a variety of transactions. Dr. Kwon previously worked at the venture capital firm Advanced Technology Ventures, investing in early stage biotech and medical device companies.

Dr. Kwon is member of the board of directors of ADMA Biologics (Nasdaq: ADMA), a commercial biopharmaceutical company dedicated to manufacturing, marketing and developing specialty plasma-derived biologics. He is also a scientific advisor to Lightstone Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in biotech and medical device companies.

Dr. Kwon received a B.S. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology from Harvard University.