Kevin Starr is a co-founder of Third Rock Ventures and a proven leader with more than 25 years of experience building and operating leading biotechnology companies.
focuses on the formation, development and business strategy of our portfolio companies, actively identifying and evaluating new investments.
has helped successfully raise $1.3 billion through our three funds.
Kevin assumes active leadership roles in our portfolio companies, functioning as chief executive officer through the first 12-18 months after launch.
has been instrumental in launching and building a number of portfolio companies:
Prior to Third Rock, Kevin served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, where he helped raise billions of dollars in capital through strategic alliances and public financing and drove the company's growth through organic expansion and mergers and acquisitions.
Earlier in his career, he served in various executive roles at Biogen and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Kevin holds an M.S. in corporate finance from Boston College and a B.A. in mathematics and business from Colby College.
He is currently a board member of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals.
Kevin is a founding investor in Prospect Pictures, which produced the hit Broadway show turned movie "Rock of Ages."