Co-founder of Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and Chairman of Moderna Inc. (pharmaceutical and biotechnology company), USA
A naturalised US enterpreneur, inventor and philantropist from Armenia, known for co-founding biotechnological company Moderna of which he is President since 2009.
As a descendant from a family that survived the Armenian genocide in the past century, he was born in Lebonan where he lives. In 1987 he received his first PhD from the Center for Bioprocess Engineering of MIT. He has patented more than 100 inventions and is a teacher at Harvard Business School since 2020.