Mark J. Fitzpatrick was named President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2016, having previously served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2015. Prior to joining Chiasma, he was Chief Financial Officer at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the treatment of rare diseases, from May 2011 to June 2015. From July 2007 to April 2011, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as Chief Financial Officer of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTO), a biopharmaceutical company. He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at RenaMed Biologics, Inc., Dynogen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., WorldStreet Corporation, and Diacrin, Inc., and has more than 25 years of operational and financial management experience in both public and private companies. Mr. Fitzpatrick began his professional career at Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Fitzpatrick received his B.S. in Accounting from Boston College in 1984 and earned a Certified Public Accountant certificate in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1987.

President & Chief Executive Officer