Marija Zecevic, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Zecevic has been serving as our Chief Operating Officer since February 2018, having served previously as Chief Business Officer (March 2017 to February 2018) and Vice President of Business Development (August 2016 to March 2017). From April 2009 to July 2016, she served as Founder and Managing Director of Zebra Ventures Srl., which firm provided business development consulting services for Proteostasis from August 2014 to July 2016. During her tenure as the Managing Director, she also served as the Founder and Coordinator of the Industry Liaison Office of the Italian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and as the Acting Head of Business Development of Allozyne Inc. Prior to joining Zebra Ventures Srl., Dr. Zecevic served as the Business Development Manager of BioXell SpA (SWX: BXLN) from October 2005 to March 2009 and as Staff Scientist from March 2003 to September 2005. Dr. Zecevic received a B.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Belgrade in Serbia, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Institute of Physiology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and a Masters in International Healthcare Management, from the Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy.