Town Hall: A Conversation with MassBio's New Leadership Team

October 20, 2021 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Virtual event, live-stream link will be sent before the event date

Add to Calendar 10/20/2021 12:00:00 PM 10/20/2021 12:30:00 PM Town Hall: A Conversation with MassBio's New Leadership Team

Join us at our October Town Hall virtual event featuring a discussion between MassBio’s new executive leadership team – Joe Boncore our new CEO, along with Kendalle Burlin O’Connell, our President & COO & Board Member Pam Randhawa, CEO & Founder of Empiriko. The event will be an opportunity to introduce Joe Boncore to the MassBio community, discuss his role and responsibilities, and give our members a chance to ask questions to the leadership team about MassBio’s strategic priorities and our member initiatives and services for 2022 and beyond.


MassBio makes every effort to accommodate our entire community at each of our events. Please let us know at least 3 days in advance of the event if you require special accommodations, such as captioning.
Virtual event, live-stream link will be sent before the event date

Join us at our October Town Hall virtual event featuring a discussion between MassBio’s new executive leadership team – Joe Boncore our new CEO, along with Kendalle Burlin O’Connell, our President & COO & Board Member Pam Randhawa, CEO & Founder of Empiriko. The event will be an opportunity to introduce Joe Boncore to the MassBio community, discuss his role and responsibilities, and give our members a chance to ask questions to the leadership team about MassBio’s strategic priorities and our member initiatives and services for 2022 and beyond.


MassBio makes every effort to accommodate our entire community at each of our events. Please let us know at least 3 days in advance of the event if you require special accommodations, such as captioning.
Senator Joseph Boncore, Senate Chair, Massachusetts Biotech Caucus
In the role of CEO, Joe will manage MassBio’s federal affairs, state and municipal government relations, and will take the lead on initiatives to sustain Massachusetts’ economic competitiveness focusing on issues around infrastructure, workforce, and digital health. Prior to joining MassBio in September 2021, Joe served as the State Senator for the First Suffolk and Middlesex districts, representing his hometown of Winthrop; the Boston communities of East Boston, North End, Chinatown, Beacon Hill, Bay Village, and South End; the Cambridge neighborhoods of Cambridgeport, Riverside and MIT; and the City of Revere. While in the State Senate, Joe was the Chair of the Joint Committee on Transportation, Chair of the Senate’s Committee on Personnel and Administration, Chair of the Joint Committee on Housing, Vice Chair of Rules, and member of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, Senate Ethics Committee, Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, and the Committee on Financial Services. Before being elected to the state legislature in 2016, Joe practiced law specializing in criminal law in his private practice and as a public defender with Suffolk Lawyers for Justice. Since his early life, Boncore has been an active member in the Order Sons of Italy in America, he is currently the National Second Vice President. Boncore earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and government from Providence College in 2004 and received his juris doctorate from the Massachusetts School of Law. Joe resides in Winthrop with his wife Christine and twin sons John and Philip.