President & Chief Executive Officer

John L. Brooks III is the CEO of NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. John is also the Managing Director of Healthcare Capital LLC, which advises early-stage life sciences companies. Mr. Brooks is on the board of a number of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.  He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Joslin Diabetes Center, a Boston based diabetes research, clinical care, and education organization. Mr. Brooks is a well-known life sciences executive.  He has co-founded seven life sciences companies, and was a co-founder of Prism Venture Partners, a $1.25B venture capital firm. Prior to that, he was a senior medical device executive at Pfizer, and a senior manager at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Boston, MA, where he focused on early stage companies.

A native of Massachusetts, he holds an M.S. in Business Administration and a B.B.A. cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.