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Sean Doherty

Chairman at JDRF T1D Fund

Sean Doherty is the chairman since inception of the JDRF T1D Fund, a venture philanthropy fund founded in 2015 to catalyze and accelerate an investment market in type one diabetes. Previously, he was a Managing Director of Bain Capital, LP, a private global investment firm in which he was the firm’s first general counsel and led the firm’s public affairs and crisis management functions, among other operational roles. Earlier in his career he worked at Ropes & Gray LLP and was a law clerk to a federal district judge in Boston. Prior to law school, Sean was a Lieutenant in the US Navy, in which he served on a Middle East Force frigate. Sean received a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and a BA magna cum laude in Government from Harvard College.