Talent Acquisition Lead
Iris Wang joined Flagship Pioneering in 2020 as talent acquisition lead. In this role, Iris is responsible for recruitment strategy and implementation for a wide range of Flagship’s portfolio companies, divisions, and origination teams.
Iris brings to Flagship a combination of agency and in-house experiences from both boutique firms and sizable biotech firms. Prior to joining Flagship, Iris was a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner at Biogen, where she was a trusted talent advisor for large R&D and global medical affairs teams and their leaders. She led multiple talent expansion projects to fruition and was a key contributor to develop scalable operational best practices. Iris was the first talent partner at Biogen to conceive and oversee a comprehensive recruitment marketing campaign with the journal Nature. Iris’ passion for recruitment and healthcare started almost a decade ago, when she worked to recruit patients for national and international HIV/AIDS clinical trials at Fenway Health, a Boston-based health center with a mission to enhance the wellbeing of the LGBTQIA+ community and beyond.
Iris holds a B.A. in English from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing and an M.S. in Business and Corporate Communications from Simons School of Management.