Amy Burroughs


Amy Burroughs joined 5AM Ventures in December 2017 as an Executive-in-Residence.  Ms. Burroughs has over twenty years of experience as a leader in healthcare and life sciences.  She began her biotechnology career at Genentech in 2001 where her roles included commercial strategy and commercial leadership in neurology. She was the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Business Development for APT Pharmaceuticals and has served as an advisor to many privately funded life sciences companies since 2010. Beginning in 2012, Ms. Burroughs spent three years with Egon Zehnder as an advisor on leadership development, talent and board governance. Early in her career, Ms. Burroughs worked in brand management at Procter & Gamble and headed marketing for several venture funded healthcare services and technology companies. Ms. Burroughs holds a computer science and economics degree from Dartmouth and an MBA from Harvard University where she graduated as a Baker Scholar.