Kevin Gillis

Kevin Gillis joined Third Rock Ventures in 2008 and is a successful financial leader with more than 25 years of financial leadership and management experience. Kevin is partner and COO at Third Rock, leading the firm’s non-investment activities, which include running internal operations, overseeing the firm’s finance, legal, communications and administrative functions. He also leads fundraising activities and manages the firm’s limited partner relationships. Kevin has also assumed leadership roles in our portfolio companies:

  • Former board member of Warp Drive Bio 
  • Former board of directors observer at Alcresta 

Before joining Third Rock, Kevin served in a number of senior finance roles at Coley Pharmaceutical Group, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and The Coca-Cola Company. Kevin holds an MBA in finance from Bentley University and a B.A. in history from Brandeis University.

Kevin’s first job was scooping all 31 flavors of ice cream at Baskin-Robbins.