Dr. Ali Tehrani, Ph.d.
business and management
Dr. Tehrani Ali, Ph.D. is a Co-Founder of Zymeworks, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Dr. Tehrani has been an integral part of many of Zymeworks' corporate achievements, including raising seed and angel financing and overseeing its technical operations and patent filings. He has been a Director of Zymeworks, Inc. since September 2003. Dr. Tehrani co-founded the Student Biotechnology Network for which he received the UBC Faculty of Science Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership in 2002. Dr. Tehrani holds both Bachelor's and Master's of Science degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts and has a Doctoral degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of British Columbia.