John Cassidy

Director, IT

The potential to advance medicine and help patients in a significant way drives me to be a better person every day.

John Cassidy

As Director of IT at Third Rock, John is responsible for the management, strategy, and execution of IT infrastructure for the organization. He focuses on leveraging the latest tools to advance the technology platform and support newly launched companies. John is continually amazed at the level of dedication and expertise of his colleagues, whom all maintain an intense focus on helping people. He is excited to be part of a team with the goal of advancing medicine and looks forward to the industry’s migration to a cloud first mentality to accelerate new scientific discoveries.

John is proud of the role he played in receiving FDA approval for the first broad companion diagnostic test that is clinically and analytically validated for all solid tumors. Outside of the office, John enjoys going on adventures with his children and spending as much time on Cape Cod as possible every summer.

Year Joined
  • 2019
  • B.S., Computer Networking and Information Systems, Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • East Coast