Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Shaw leads the corporate and commercial development of Itaconix plc as CEO and a member of the Board. As a founder with Dr. Yvon Durant, John has driven the direction and growth of Itaconix Corporation since 2008. He has over 25 years of experience in senior management roles in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and specialty chemical sectors and brings significant marketing, strategy and business management expertise, along with a broad technical understanding, to Itaconix’s management team. John began his career at McKinsey & Company, founded Kensington Research to advise companies on commercializing new technologies, and held senior roles at SmithKline Beecham, Westaim, and Mitek Systems, Inc. He has a BA in Economics from Pomona College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.