John McKenna

Group Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals

John McKenna has a diverse work experience spanning various industries. John started their career as an Account Manager, Business Development at Aerotek in 2001 and worked there until 2003. John then joined Merck, where they held roles such as Executive Sales Representative and Regional Director of Sales from 2003 to 2012. In 2012, they moved to Biogen and served as the Plegridy Launch and Interferon Marketing Lead, Tecfidera Brand Lead, and Executive Director of Eloctate Brand Lead until 2017. After that, they worked at Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. as a Senior Director of Marketing and then as Executive Director of ITCA 650 Launch Strategy. Currently, they are working at Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals as the Vice President of Marketing and recently became the Group Vice President of Marketing in 2022.

John McKenna earned their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree in Executive M.B.A from MIT Sloan School of Management from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, they completed their Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Finance from Boston College between 1996 and 2000. John received their High School diploma from Monsignor Bonner High School from 1992 to 1996.


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  • Group Vice President, Sales & Marketing

    January 1, 2024 - present

  • Group Vice President Marketing

    June, 2022

  • Vice President Marketing

    June, 2018

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