Anand Varadan rejoined Chiasma as a part-time strategic consultant in March 2018. He was formerly Chief Commercial Officer of Chiasma from 2015 to June 2016. He also is President of Ignition Insights LLC, a consultant to the biopharma industry. Prior to 2015, Varadan was at Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) for more than 16 years in commercial leadership and general management roles, building and leading specialty businesses in competitive markets in the U.S., Canada and European Union. His positions at Amgen included Vice President of the $8 billion U.S. Inflammation and Nephrology Business Unit, Vice President and General Manager of all Amgen operations in Canada, Therapeutic Area Head in Global Marketing and Commercial Development and head of the Nephrology Business Unit in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Varadan has an MBA from the Simon Business School at the University of Rochester and a B.A. in Zoology from George Washington University.