Michael S. Satow: President & CEO

Michael S. Satow is responsible for JDS THERAPEUTICS’ strategic direction and leadership. An entrepreneur, Michael joins JDS THERAPEUTICS from JDS Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company which he co-founded with his father Phillip Satow. JDS Pharmaceuticals was sold for $125 million in 2007.

Michael began his career as an attorney in private practice and as an enforcement lawyer at the SEC. In 1997, Michael founded and served as CEO of MarketXT, the first retail after-hours stock market, with backing from Morgan Stanley, Salomon Smith Barney, and other businesses. For his work with MarketXT, Michael was named one of the Top 10 American Innovators by US News & World Report. From 2000 to 2002, he served as CEO of Mirror Worlds Technologies, a knowledge management software company.

Michael received a B.A. from Columbia College and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.