Partner/Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Gillis joined Third Rock Ventures in 2008 and is a successful financial leader with more than 25 years of financial leadership and management experience. Kevin is partner and CFO at Third Rock, leading the firm’s non-investment activities, which include running internal operations, overseeing the firm’s finance, legal, communications and administrative functions. He also leads fundraising activities and manages the firm’s limited partner relationships. Kevin has also assumed leadership roles in our portfolio companies:
- Board of directors observer at Alcresta
Before joining Third Rock, Kevin was vice president of finance at Coley Pharmaceutical Group, where he managed the company’s successful initial public offering and oversaw the company’s finances during its acquisition by Pfizer in 2008. Prior to Coley, Kevin served in a number of senior finance roles of increasing responsibility at Millennium Pharmaceuticals and The Coca-Cola Company. Kevin holds an MBA in finance from Bentley University and a B.A. in history from Brandeis University.
Kevin’s first job was scooping all 31 flavors of ice cream at Baskin-Robbins.