Kenneth Turner

President and CEO
Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

Kenneth Turner is President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC), an economic development and investment agency dedicated to supporting the growth and development of the life sciences in Massachusetts. He directs and oversees the center’s operations, investment strategy, programs, and partnerships.

Mr. Turner previously held leadership positions with Massport, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services, AOL Time Warner, Hallmark Cards, and Hasbro Toys.

A retired U.S. Navy Captain and submarine nuclear weapons system officer with 26-years of service, Mr. Turner holds a B.S. degree in Liberal Arts from Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA.