John C. Reed founded Idun Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Apoptos, Inc. Presently, he occupies the position of EVP & Global Head-Research & Development at Sanofi and President & Director at Synthorx, Inc. (a subsidiary of Sanofi).
He is also on the board of BIOCOM.
In the past he was Head-Roche Pharma Research & Early Development at Roche Holding AG, President, Chief Executive Officer & Professor at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Associate Member at the University of California San Diego, Assistant Director at the University of Pennsylvania and Associate Member at Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering.
Dr. Reed received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a doctorate from Perelman School of Medicine.