Christopher Primiano, JD, MBA

Christopher Primiano, JD, MBA

Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer, General Counsel & Secretary

Chris is responsible for leading Karyopharm’s operations, business development and legal departments and has been with the Company since March 2014.

Prior to joining Karyopharm, Chris worked at multiple international law firms and led internal legal and business development departments. He was a Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, a full-service multinational law firm, and he served as Vice President, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary of GlassHouse Technologies, Inc., an information technology consulting company, where he led global legal operations and managed asset and subsidiary acquisition and sale activity. Chris began his career at Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP, a global law firm focused on venture capital and the emerging technology marketplace.

Chris received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy and English from Georgetown University, a Master of Business Administration from the Boston College Carroll School of Management and a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School.