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