José E. Rivera is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Intellia Therapeutics, a leading genome editing company focused on developing proprietary, curative therapeutics. He has served in various positions, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Talent Officer, since joining the company at its founding in 2014. Prior to joining Intellia, José was the Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at AbbVie, Inc., upon its spin-off from Abbott Laboratories in January 2013. Prior to the AbbVie spin-off, José was a member of Abbott’s legal division serving in a number of positions of increasing responsibilities, including leading various legal functions as Division Vice President and Associate General Counsel. José received his B.A. in Economics from Boston College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He resides in Long Grove with his wife, two children and parents. José also has three adult children, who live in Washington, D.C., New York and Chicago.