Derek Brown joined Chiasma as our Vice President of Marketing in September 2019. Prior to joining Chiasma, Derek served as consultant at clinical-stage biopharmaceutical companies where he partnered with executive leadership teams to shape the commercialization strategies in rare and ultra-rare diseases. Previously, Derek worked at Alexion where he led a global team responsible for the commercialization of Ultomiris® in two ultra-rare hematology diseases (PNH and aHUS) and for the global marketing of Soliris®, serving patients with PNH, a $2B market opportunity. Prior to Alexion, Derek worked for 12 years with increasing responsibilities at Boehringer Ingelheim in the U.S. and Germany in product launch, new product planning, marketing, and managed markets roles. Derek began his career as a management consultant at Accenture. Derek holds a B.A. in Cellular Structure and Function and in Economics from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.