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Former Faster Cures, Poliwogg Exec Greg Simon To Lead Cancer Moonshot

Xconomy Boston — 

The “cancer moonshot” initiative that Vice President Joe Biden has been promoting for several months now has an executive director. First reported in the New York Times, Biden has named Greg Simon to lead the $195 million project, which is meant to coordinate and speed up cancer research. Simon was most recently CEO of the healthcare crowdfunding site Poliwogg. He has White House experience, serving as VP Al Gore’s domestic policy adviser for several years.