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Founder and CEO
Richard Chin is the Founder and CEO of KindredBio (NASDAQ:KIN), a biotechnology company that develops medicines for pets.
Richard is a Harvard-trained physician, an Oxford-trained lawyer, and a Rhodes Scholar. He was named by BusinessWeek in 2006 as one of 99 youngest public company CEOs in the United States.
Previously, Richard was Head of Clinical Research for the Biotherapeutics Unit at Genentech where he oversaw half of Genentech’s drug development programs; Senior Vice President of Global Development at Elan; CEO of Oxigene, a NASDAQ-listed biotechnology company; and CEO of OneWorld Health, a Gates Foundation-funded nonprofit developing drugs for impoverished patients in developing countries. Drugs Richard developed have current aggregate sales of well over $10 billion per year.
Richard has authored several major textbooks on clinical development and is on faculty at UCSF. He also serves as a director on multiple corporate boards. His blog can be found at clinicaltrialist.com.