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Geron Corporation (GERN)

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Geron Corporation

919 East Hillsdale Boulevard
Suite 250
Foster City, CA 94404
United States
650 473 7700

Full Time Employees53

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Dr. John A. ScarlettCEO, Pres & Chairman1.39MN/A1951
Ms. Olivia Kyusuk BloomExec. VP of Fin., CFO & Treasurer761.54kN/A1969
Dr. Andrew J. GrethleinExec. VP & COO791.52kN/A1964
Ms. Melissa A. Kelly BehrsExec. VP of Bus. Operations & Chief Alliance Officer764.81kN/A1964
Dr. Aleksandra Rizo M.D., Ph.D.Exec. VP & Chief Medical Officer892.29kN/A1975
Ms. Suzanne MessereHead of Investor Relations & Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Stephen N. RosenfieldExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1950
Ms. Shannon OdamVP of HRN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Anil KapurChief Commercial Officer & Exec. VP of Corp. StrategyN/AN/A1970
Mr. Edward E. KovalExec. VP & Chief Bus. OfficerN/AN/A1962
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Geron Corporation, a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for hematologic myeloid malignancies. It develops imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor that is in Phase 3 clinical trials, which inhibits the uncontrolled proliferation of malignant stem and progenitor cells in hematologic myeloid malignancies for the treatment of low or intermediate-1 risk myelodysplastic syndromes and intermediate-2 or high-risk myelofibrosis. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Foster City, California.

Corporate Governance

Geron Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.