Mr. Smith is Chairman & Founder, Global BioLink LLC. He was Managing Director at Tullis Health Investors, a family of funds investing in emerging biopharmaceutical and healthcare companies. During his 15 years at Genzyme, he became EVP of Genzyme Corporation and President of its International Group and was responsible for the successful launches of 12 new products in multiple therapeutic categories, including rare genetic disease. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Smith served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of RepliGen Corporation (NASDAQ: RGEN). He also spent over ten years with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company in a number of successive management positions with growing responsibility in the international group. Mr. Smith has and serves on numerous public and private boards of directors, currently he is a director of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Cytokinectics, Inc, Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. and BIO Behavioral Diagnostics Corp, as well as, a Trustee of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. Mr. Smith earned his B.Sc. degree from the University of Denver.