Daniel N. Caron


Cofounder, President & CEO
Protos Biologics Inc

A 30-year veteran in global biotech operations and management, Dan is the President & CEO of Protos Biologics Inc, a biotech startup focused on delivering solutions for lifelong health.  Dan recently completed a 24 year tenure at Alexion Pharmaceuticals. He started at Alexion as a member of the founding team and went on to be instrumental in growing operations to accommodate the organization's staggering global growth from startup through IPO to fully integrated global commercial entity.

Dan is known for his exceptionally broad range of abilities, most notably his leadership skills and deep knowledge in all areas of global operations.  He is passionate about working at the board level to help high growth companies and nonprofits through periods of transition and change management.

Dan served as vice chair for the Connecticut Community Foundation, served on the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission’s career advancement committee and for many years was a house captain for HomeFront, revitalizing schools and homes for those in need.  Dan is a member of AmeriCares Leadership Council and sits on the board of New Haven’s ConnCAT.  He is a member of the agricultural sciences advisory committee for the Region 14 school district and is a mentor to students through Junior Achievement. He earned a Master of Science in Bioengineering from Polytechnic University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Adelphi University.