Ms. Alicia Secor has more than thirty years of experience in the life sciences industry. She has experience in leading businesses and advancing products from clinical development through regulatory approval, commercialization, and global expansion across several therapeutic areas. Ms. Secor currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atalanta Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company pioneering new treatment options for neurodegenerative diseases and is a member of its Board of Directors.
Prior to her role at Atalanta Therapeutics, Ms. Secor served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded pharmaceutical company, from August 2016 until August 2018, when the company was acquired by Catalent, Inc. Prior to that role, Ms. Secor held various leadership positions in the life sciences industry. From 1998 to 2013, Ms. Secor held various roles of increasing responsibility at Genzyme (now a part of Sanofi), culminating in her tenure as Vice President and General Manager of Metabolic Diseases.
Ms. Secor is a member of the board of directors of Orchard Therapeutics plc, an English global gene therapy company that is publicly traded in the United States on the Nasdaq market, and is a board member of the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, a non-profit organization. Ms. Secor also served on the board of GW Pharmaceuticals plc, a public company, prior to its acquisition by Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc.
Ms. Secor holds an MBA from Northeastern University and earned her B.S. in Health Administration at the University of New Hampshire.