Michael Morrissey

President & Chief Executive Officer at Exelixis, Inc.

Michael Morrissey

Michael Morrissey

President & Chief Executive Officer at Exelixis, Inc.


Michael M. Morrissey occupies the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Exelixis, Inc. Dr. Morrissey is also on the board of XWPharma Ltd. In the past he was Senior Scientist at Ciba-Geigy Corp. and Vice President-Discovery Research at Berlex Biosciences. Dr. Morrissey received a doctorate from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin.

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Exelixis, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Exelixis, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Synthesis Capital

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Vir Biotechnology, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at VWR International LLC

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Vice Chairman at Inform Diagnostics, Inc.

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Provost at Harvard University

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Founder at Biotechnology Innovation Organization

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Former Founding Partner at DCF Capital LLC

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Co-Founder at The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at E-Scape Bio, Inc.

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Michael Morrissey
President & Chief Executive Officer at Exelixis, Inc.
B.S. in Chemistry, with Honors

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Ph.D. in Chemistry

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Vice President-Discovery Research
1991 - 2000
President & Chief Executive Officer
2000 - Current

Exelixis is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. In advancing our first product, COMETRIQ, from discovery to market, we have established an effective and integrated infrastructure that encompasses the entire biopharmaceutical development continuum. We are committed to excellence in all aspects of our work and are dedicated to improving the care and outcome of cancer patients.

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Exelixis, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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New York City, NY
2013 UBS Global Healthcare Conference

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Michael Morrissey is affiliated with Berlex Biosciences, Exelixis, Inc.

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