After a thorough national search, we are pleased to announce that Timothy Doyle will join Breakthrough T1D as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective February 1, 2021.Timothy Doyle

Tim will report to Aaron Kowalski, Ph.D., who will continue to serve as Breakthrough T1D’s Chief Executive Officer.  

He will serve as a critical strategic partner to Aaron, leading organizational operations to broaden Breakthrough T1D’s reach and impact, working with Breakthrough T1D’s executive team and International Board of Directors.

Tim’s appointment will enable Aaron to focus on overall strategy and take a more active, external-facing role driving growth and accelerating mission as the face and voice of Breakthrough T1D.

Tim is a highly experienced and well-regarded leader with a track record of success developing and implementing strategic plans and management strategies in higher education and research institutions. He comes to Breakthrough T1D from the Carnegie Institution for Science, where he served as COO.

Prior to that, he was Associate Dean for Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Harvard’s School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. Tim earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University and served 13 years in the United States Army. His ability to build high-performing teams and collaborate across complex organizations will be a tremendous asset to Breakthrough T1D.

“As we begin to see light at the end of the COVD-19 tunnel and come into 2021 prepared to propel Breakthrough T1D to an even higher level of impact, we look forward to the value Tim brings to Breakthrough T1D,” Kowalski said. “I am confident that Breakthrough T1D will greatly benefit from Tim’s expertise as we focus on accelerating our mission through significant growth in the years to come and meaningfully improving lives during every stage of the T1D journey.”

Tim’s passion for Breakthrough T1D’s mission is fueled by family members, colleagues, and friends who live with T1D.

Please join us in welcoming Tim as he joins Breakthrough T1D and works to advance the mission we all share.