Saqib Islam, J.D.


Saqib Islam, J.D., has served as a member of our Board of Directors since the closing of the merger in November 2022 and as a member of the Silverback Therapeutics, Inc. board of directors from 2017 to 2022. Mr. Islam has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Springworks Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing life-changing medicines for patients with severe rare diseases and cancer, since 2018. In addition, Mr. Islam has also served on the board of directors of Passage Bio, Inc., a genetic medicines company, since March 2019. From 2016 to 2017, Mr. Islam served as Chief Business Officer at Moderna Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Islam was Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Portfolio Officer at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Alexion, Mr. Islam served in various Managing Director positions at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Mr. Islam holds a B.A. from McGill University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.