Laurence Reid, Ph.D.

Laurence is the CEO at Warp Drive Bio LLC. Prior to that he worked as the Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals. Before his position at Alnylam, Laurence was the Chief Business Officer at Ensemble Discovery, where he led the company’s strategic planning, product strategy, and corporate development efforts. During 2004-2005, Laurence worked as a founder of two startup companies in the fields of stem cell therapeutics and inflammation. Laurence previously spent ten years at Millennium Pharmaceuticals in a range of general management and business development positions. From 2001-2003, Laurence served as General Manager of Millennium UK with responsibility for Millennium’s European operations and as spokesperson to the European investor and media communities. Previously (1998-2001), he had been the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning for the company’s predictive medicine efforts.