Biography

Andrew Hack, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Hack has been a member of the Dynavax board since August 2019. Dr. Hack is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Life Sciences, a private equity fund that invests in biopharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostics, and enabling life science technology companies globally. Dr. Hack served as Chief Financial Officer of Editas Medicine, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDIT), from July 2015 to March 2019. Prior to joining Editas, he was a portfolio manager at Millennium Management LLC, an institutional asset manager, where he ran a healthcare fund focused on biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. Before joining Millennium, Dr. Hack was a healthcare analyst at HealthCor Management, L.P., a registered investment advisor. Previously, he served as a healthcare analyst for hedge fund Carlyle-Blue Wave Partners and as principal of the MPM BioEquities Fund, a hedge fund that was affiliated with MPM Capital. Earlier in his career, Dr. Hack was Director of Life Sciences and co-founder of Reify Corporation, a life science tools and drug discovery company. Dr. Hack serves as a director of Allena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Mersana Therapeutics, Inc. He received his B.A. in biology with special honors from the University of Chicago, where he also received his M.D. and Ph.D.