Travis McCready

President & CEO
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
Waltham, MA

Travis McCready is the President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a $1 billion public–private partnership with the mission of advancing the life sciences sector in Massachusetts. He directs the center’s investment strategy, operations, programs, and partnerships. Previously, Mr. McCready served as the Vice President for Programs at The Boston Foundation, he was the first Executive Director of the Kendall Square Association, and has held COO and CFO positions at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. Mr. McCready serves on the Boards of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Conservation Law Foundation, Life Science Cares, and WBUR. He has served on the Economic Development Planning Council under two governors, including co-chairing the subcommittee on innovation and entrepreneurship. Mr. McCready received his B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from the University of Iowa.