Don Haut, PhD

"Strategic collaborations are a key part of helping us advance what's possible for gene therapy."

Don Haut, PhD

Chief Business Officer

Don Haut joined AskBio in March 2020 as Chief Business Officer to lead its business development strategy and execution. He previously served as Chief Business Officer at Sherlock Biosciences and Histogenics, Inc. Prior to that, he was Vice President for New Business and Vice President for American Sales Operations at The Medicines Company. In addition, he held leadership roles in strategy and business development at Smith and Nephew’s Advanced Surgical Devices and Endoscopy divisions, was Director of Strategy and Business Development at 3M Company, and was a principal at JSB Partners. He began his career with roles at Monsanto and McKinsey & Company. Dr. Haut currently serves on the board of directors of Xiros Ltd. He earned an MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business and PhD in molecular biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.