Eric Elenko, PhD

Chief of Research and Strategy

Dr. Elenko is the Chief of Research and Strategy at PureTech where he has co‑founded a number of companies for which he has acted as a board member and an interim member of the management team, including Akili Interactive Labs, Gelesis, Tal Medical, Karuna Pharmaceuticals and Sonde Health.  Prior to joining PureTech, Dr. Elenko was a consultant with McKinsey and Company where he advised senior executives of both Fortune 500 and specialty pharmaceutical companies on a range of issues such as product licensing, mergers and acquisitions, research and development strategy and marketing.  Dr. Elenko received his BA in Biology from Swarthmore College and his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from University of California, San Diego.