Joe Donahue is a Managing Director with Accenture’s life sciences business and the lead for the global Research Practice. Mr. Donahue has more than twenty-five years of executive level entrepreneurial and Board experience in global life sciences and technology companies and private equity firms.
Prior to joining Accenture, his roles included Senior Vice President at BioReference Laboratories / GeneDx, the third largest diagnostics testing laboratory in the world, Senior Vice President Life Sciences with Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science, as well as leadership positions in several early-stage life sciences research, informatics and analytics companies. In addition, he has also been an advisor or Board member to numerous companies and organizations involved in life sciences, including ChemNavigator, a cheminformatics and chemistry sourcing company supporting drug discovery; Torreya Insights, a transactions-enabling business development firm; Genospace, a spin-off from Dana Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School that developed a precision medicine platform; Monocl Software, a life sciences BI analytics company, the Pistoia Alliance, Onex Partners, and the National Academics of Science, Engineering and Medicine roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health.
He has degrees in Medicinal Chemistry and Computer Science from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.