Mr. Ferrara began his career with Eli Lilly & Company. In the course of his twenty-year tenure with Lilly, he served in a number of business areas in the United States and Europe. During his last four years at Eli Lilly, he was Corporate Director of New Product Planning and Licensing. His line management experience included the management of pharmaceutical operations, including all aspects of marketing and sales, for both Lilly and Dista in France and a member of the Board of Lilly Industries in the United Kingdom. In May, 1984, Mr. Ferrara co-found Polygen Corporation, a computer software company serving the chemical and pharmaceutical research industries, and initiated a number of research and licensing agreements with academic institutions and major health care corporations in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Since founding Boston Healthcare in 1993, he has been involved in the development of a number of companies. Presently he serves on the Board of Overseers of the Supreme Judicial Court and as Chair of the Board at Inform Genomics.