Dr. Sharon Mates Ph.D.
Dr. Sharon Mates has been Chair, President, and CEO of ITI since June 2002, having co-founded the company in May of that year. Prior to co-founding ITI, she was a co-founder of Functional Genetics, and served as its chair and CEO. Earlier in her career, Sharon was president and a board member of North American Vaccine Inc. and its predecessor companies. She has served on several boards, and recently completed a board membership and a two-year chairmanship of the Board of the New York Biotechnology Association. Sharon has also served on the Advisory Council of the Center for Society and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, the Board of Visitors of the Biotechnology Institute of the University of Maryland and the board of directors of Gilda’s Club of New York. She received a B.S. from Ohio State University, a Ph.D. from the University of Washington and completed her postdoctoral fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
Year appointed: 2013