Adam Veness, Esq.
General Counsel

Adam Veness joined Cyteir in April 2022 as General Counsel. Prior to Cyteir, Adam most recently served as SVP, General Counsel and Secretary at Acceleron Pharma Inc., which was acquired by Merck. At Acceleron, Adam was a member of the Executive Committee and was responsible for overseeing all aspects of global legal and compliance, including corporate governance, board of director matters, SEC reporting obligations and capital markets, contracts, intellectual property, employment, data privacy, and international expansion, and he served as Acceleron’s first Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Acceleron, Adam was a corporate and securities attorney at the law firm Mintz Levin where he represented and counseled public and private companies in the biopharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare industries. Earlier in his career, Adam was an attorney for a boutique litigation firm representing companies and individuals in a variety of matters, including employment and general civil litigation. Adam earned a B.A. in political science and philosophy from Tulane University, and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.