University of Massachusetts - Amherst

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Overview
Date Founded

1894

Headquarters

University Admissions Center,Amherst, MA 01003

Charitable Causes

Education Research & Support
Higher Education & Universities

Industries

Schools & Student Services
Biotechnology
Computer Software
Human Resources & Personnel Services

Company Description

UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. The campus provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Relationship Officer

Athletic Director

Vice Chancellor, University Relations

Vice Chancellor, Research & Engagement

Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

President

Executive Director, External Relations & University Events

Executive Director of Donor Relations

Executive Director of News & Media Relations

Board of Directors

Chief Strategy Officer at Steward Health Care System LLC

President & Chief Executive Officer at Celestica, Inc.

Chairman at ZOLL Medical Corp.

Chief Sales Officer at The Endurance International Group, Inc.

Chief Marketing Officer at DST Systems, Inc.

Chancellor at University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Former Regional Director (Thru) at American Technion Society

Distinguished Alumni
Panote Sirivadhanabhakdi is now Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Frasers Property Ltd.
David Joseph Gilbert is now Chief Executive Officer & CIO at Clarion Partners LLC / Private Equity
H. Brian Thompson is now Former Founder & Chief Executive Officer at GTT Communications
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Recent Transactions
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University of Massachusetts - Amherst purchases Doubletree Hotel Lowell

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Educational Media Foundation purchases WSMU-FM from University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Senior Vice President at Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications, Inc.

Consultant

Principal at ZGF Architects LLP

Clients

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of human therapeutic drugs using antisense technology. It operates through the Ionis Core and Akcea Therapeutics segments. The Ionis Core segment exploits a novel drug discovery platform to generate a pipeline of drugs. The Akcea Therapeutics segment develops and commercializes drugs for cardiometabolic diseases. The company was founded by Stanley T. Crooke, David J. Ecker, Christopher K. Mirabelli and Brett P. Monia in 1989 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA.

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage gene therapy company, which develops treatments for patients suffering from central nervous system. Its pipeline of gene therapy programs includes VY-AADC, VY-SOD101, VY-HTT01, VY-FXN01, Tau Program, and VY-NAV01. The company was founded by Guangping Gao, Mark A. Kay, Krystof Bankiewicz and Phillip Zamore in June 2013 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. is a pharma company. The firm engages in identifying and advancing transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from Mendelian diseases, which are diseases that arise from defects in a single gene, and cancers with clear genetic drivers. Its pipeline of development programs includes product candidates ranging from early discovery to late-stage development. The company was founded by Charles Homcy, Frank McCormick, Philip Reilly and Neil Kumar on May 17, 2019 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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