Kevin Conroy is chairman and chief executive officer of Exact Sciences Corporation. Exact Sciences is focused on the early detection and prevention of cancer, establishing a new standard for colon cancer screening with its noninvasive, advanced DNA screening test, Cologuard.
Before joining Exact Sciences, Mr. Conroy served as president and chief executive officer of Third Wave Technologies, a molecular diagnostics company, until the company’s acquisition by Hologic, Inc. Previously, he served as intellectual property counsel at GE Healthcare and in private practice.
Mr. Conroy serves as a director of the biopharmaceutical company Epizyme, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPZM). He serves on the board of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce and has previously served as Chair of United Way of Dane County’s campaign and on the boards of Wisconsin Technology Council, BioForward and Overture Center Foundation.
A native of Michigan, Mr. Conroy earned his Juris Doctorate from University of Michigan Law School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University. He is married to Shelia Conroy and has three daughters, Meghan, Grace, and Molly.