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Board of Directors

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD, is the chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors at PureTech. Dr. Chowrira has been a member of the PureTech management team since March 2017, leading various departments including Operations, Finance and Business Development. Dr. Chowrira plays a key role in the...MORE
Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Interim Chair of the Board of Directors

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD, is an independent non-executive director at PureTech. He has served as a member of the board of directors since 2014 and as interim chair since June 2023. He also sits on PureTech's R&D Committee. He is the Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine...MORE
Sharon Barber-Lui

Sharon Barber-Lui

Non-Executive Director, Audit Committee Member

Sharon Barber-Lui is a board member and member of the Audit Committee at PureTech. Ms. Barber-Lui has been Chief Financial Officer, North America for Teva Pharmaceuticals since July 2023. Prior to joining Teva, Ms. Barber-Lui was the Senior Vice President of Finance at EQRx. Ms. Barber-Lui previously worked at Merck...MORE
John LaMattina, PhD

John LaMattina, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director

John LaMattina, PhD, is an independent non-executive director at PureTech and has served as a member of the board of directors since 2009. Dr. LaMattina was previously president of Pfizer Global Research and Development and held positions of increasing responsibility during his 30-year career at Pfizer, including vice president of...MORE
Robert Langer, ScD

Robert Langer, ScD

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director

Robert S. Langer, ScD, is a co-founder, member of PureTech’s R&D Committee and has served as a member of the board of directors since the Company’s founding. He has served as the David H. Koch Institute Professor at MIT since 2005. He is one of 12 institute professors, which is...MORE
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is an independent non-executive director at PureTech. She is a pioneering biotech entrepreneur, a healthcare visionary, a global influencer and a passionate philanthropist. She is a pioneer of India’s biotech industry and founder of Biocon. Ms. Mazumdar-Shaw holds key positions in various industry, educational, government and professional...MORE
H. Robert Horvitz, PhD

H. Robert Horvitz, PhD

Board Observer, R&D Committee Chair

H. Robert Horvitz, PhD, is a board observer and chair of the R&D Committee at PureTech. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and is the David H Koch Professor of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, neurobiologist (Neurology) at...MORE
Daphne Zohar

Daphne Zohar

Senior Advisor & Board Observer

Daphne Zohar is the founder and chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Seaport Therapeutics. Previously, she was the founder, chief executive officer and a Board Member of PureTech Health (Nasdaq: PRTC, LSE: PRTC) where she also co-founded PureTech’s entities, including Karuna Therapeutics (acquired by...MORE