Interim Head of Finance
Colleen DeSimone most recently served as vice president of finance and controller at Syros Pharmaceuticals. Prior to that, she served as Takeda Pharmaceutical’s senior director, finance and controller, at the oncology business unit in Cambridge, Mass. She held several positions of increasing financial and operational responsibility at Millennium Pharmaceuticals before its acquisition by Takeda in 2008. Colleen, a certified public accountant, has more than 20 years of financial analysis, accounting and management experience in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. She received a B.A in economics-accounting from the College of the Holy Cross.