TODD ZION, Ph.D.
PRESIDENT & CEO, CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Dr. Zion was President and CEO of SmartCells, Inc., developer of SmartInsulin, from its founding through its sale to Merck & Co., Inc. in 2010. He earned his doctorate in Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At M.I.T., Todd won the Robert P. Goldberg Grand Prize in the 2003 M.I.T. $50K Entrepreneurship competition. Prior to enrolling at M.I.T., he worked as a polymer development engineer at Eastman Kodak. Todd graduated from Cornell University summa cum laude with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.