Mark A. Goldsmith, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman of the Board
Mark A. Goldsmith, M.D., Ph.D. has served as a member of our board of directors since July 2009. Dr. Goldsmith has been the president and chief executive officer and a director of Revolution Medicines, a drug discovery and development company, since November 2014. Dr. Goldsmith was previously a partner with Third Rock Ventures, L.P., or Third Rock, a venture capital firm, from March 2012 until 2015 and a venture partner with Third Rock from 2015 until March 2018. Dr. Goldsmith previously served as our president and chief executive officer from June 2009 to March 2012 and as our interim executive chairman from June 2016 to March 2017. Dr. Goldsmith served as president and chief executive officer of Global Blood Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, from May 2012 to June 2014, and on its board of directors from May 2012 to September 2014. Dr. Goldsmith also served as president and chief executive officer of Nurix, Inc., a drug discovery company, from May 2012 to October 2014. Dr. Goldsmith also serves on the board of directors of various private biotechnology companies. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Goldsmith served as chief executive officer and chairman of Cogentus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company, which filed a petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in 2009. Before entering the private sector, Dr. Goldsmith led a medical research laboratory at the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, practiced medicine on the faculty of the School of Medicine of the University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco General Hospital, and was a consultant to leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Dr. Goldsmith holds an A.B. from Princeton University and a M.D. and Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from the University of California, San Francisco.
Chairman of the Board