Our Board

Robert Horvitz, PhD

Robert Horvitz, PhD

Board Advisor & Scientific Advisory Board Chair

Dr. Horvitz is a Board Advisor and Scientific Advisory Board Chair of PureTech Health. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and is the David H. Koch Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Neurobiologist (Neurology) at Massachusetts...MORE

Joi Ito

Joi Ito

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Ito, the Director of the MIT Media Lab and the Chairman of PureTech Health’s Board of Directors, is a leading thinker and writer on innovation, global technology policy, and the role of the Internet in transforming society in substantial and positive ways. Mr. Ito sits on the boards of...MORE

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director, Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Kucherlapati is an Independent Non-Exeutive Director at PureTech Health and sits on PureTech Health’s Scientific Advisory Board. He was a founder and formerly a Board member of Abgenix (acquired by Amgen), and Millennium Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Takeda), and is currently the Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and a...MORE

John LaMattina, PhD

John LaMattina, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr. LaMattina is an Independent Non-Executive Director at PureTech Health and was previously President of Pfizer Global Research and Development and Senior Vice President of Pfizer, Inc. During his 30 year career at Pfizer Inc., Dr. LaMattina held positions of increasing responsibility for Pfizer Central Research, including Vice President of...MORE

Robert Langer, ScD

Robert Langer, ScD

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director, Scientific Advisory Board Member

Dr. Langer is a co-founder and Non-Executive Director at PureTech Health and sits on PureTech Health’s Scientific Advisory Board and the Boards of PureTech Health and Entrega. Dr. Langer is known for his groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of polymer chemistry, controlled drug delivery, and tissue engineering. He is the...MORE

Marjorie Scardino

Marjorie Scardino

Senior Independent Director

Dame Marjorie Scardino is the Senior Independent Director of PureTech Health’s Board of Directors. She served as Chief Executive of The Economist for 12 years and then from 1997 through 2012 was the Chief Executive of Pearson plc, the world's leading education company and the owner of Penguin Books and...MORE

Ben Shapiro, MD

Ben Shapiro, MD

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director

Dr. Shapiro is a Co-founder and Non-Executive Director. He was previously Executive Vice President of Research for Merck. In this position he was responsible for all basic and preclinical research activities at Merck worldwide. Dr. Shapiro led the research program that resulted in FDA registration of approximately 25 drugs and...MORE

Christopher Viehbacher

Christopher Viehbacher

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Viehbacher is the Managing Partner of Gurnet Point Capital. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Boston Pharmaceuticals and of Vedanta as well as the Vice-Chair of Nuvelution. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Pronutria. Mr Viehbacher is a Trustee of...MORE

Daphne Zohar

Daphne Zohar

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Daphne Zohar is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PureTech Health (PRTC.L) and a member of the Board. PureTech Health (PureTech Health plc, PRTC.L) is an advanced, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines targeting serious diseases that result from dysfunctions in the nervous, immune, and gastrointestinal systems (brain-immune-gut...MORE

Stephen Muniz

Stephen Muniz

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Muniz is the Chief Operating Officer and a member of PureTech Health’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining PureTech Health, Mr. Muniz was a Partner in the Corporate Department of Locke Lord LLP, where he practiced law for 10 years. Mr. Muniz’s practice at Locke Lord LLP focused on...MORE

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