Salvatore Mascia, PhD

Founder and CEO
CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals, Woburn, Massachusetts

Salvatore Mascia

Salvatore Mascia is the founder and CEO of CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals. He was formerly the strategic project manager at the Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing, where he led the integration of the first end-to-end continuous manufacturing process for pharmaceuticals and received the Leadership Award in recognition of his role at the center.

Mascia has gained experience in strategic management and fund raising in addition to leadership skills via various roles of responsibility within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Among these, he co-founded Professionisti Italiani a Boston in 2009 and served as president of the Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club in 2006–7. He also ran a pharmacy business for two years. Mascia completed a post-doc at MIT in chemical engineering and holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK, and a BS and MS in Pharmacy (summa cum laude) from the University of Perugia, Italy.