Mohan Rao, PhD

Chief Executive Officer / Expression Therapeutics Inc.

Dr. Mohan Rao is the Chief Executive Officer of Expression Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company based in Atlanta and Cincinnati. He is also the Chairman of Epsilon Xi LLC, the parent company of Epsilon Economics LLC and Epsilon Life Sciences LLC, consulting firms based in Chicago that specialize in economic analysis, strategy, and analytics to life sciences and high technology companies.

Dr. Rao previously taught at Northwestern University and UCLA, and was a doctoral fellow at Harvard University. He was appointed as the first “Executive in Residence” — a recognized leader in the technology community — by the McCormick College of Engineering at Northwestern University. In 2018, Dr. Rao was recognized by the Intellectual Asset Magazine (IAM) as “among the foremost experts when it comes to pharmaceutical economics.”

Dr. Rao serves on the Board of Directors of Expression Therapeutics, Inc., Epsilon Xi LLC, the Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute, and the Economic Club of Chicago, on the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of The Chicago Club.


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