Joan Wood

Chief Human Resources Officer

Ms. Wood is an experienced human resources executive with a proven track record in global talent management and leadership development. She has significant experience working in the biopharma industry and has effectively liaised with corporate and R&D leadership to facilitate change and achieve strategic goals. Prior to joining Karyopharm, she served as Vice President, Head of Human Resources and was a senior executive team member and company officer of Sarepta Therapeutics. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President, Global Leadership and Organizational Development for Genzyme Corporation during a ten-year rapid growth period prior to Genzyme’s acquisition by Sanofi. She received a Master of Education from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts from St. Joseph College. She also completed an executive development program in Business Management at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.