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PureTech is led by a proven and seasoned management team. Collectively, they have overseen the research and development of products supporting 20 regulatory approvals and has been involved in the C-suite of companies acquired for more than $13 billion cumulatively.

Board & R&D Committee (Alphabetical)

Dennis Ausiello, MD

Dennis Ausiello, MD

Board Advisor and R&D Committee Member

Dennis Ausiello, MD is a member of the PureTech R&D Committee and Board Advisor. He is the Jackson Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director, Emeritus of the MD/PhD Program at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ausiello is Chairman of Medicine, Emeritus and Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and...MORE

Robert Horvitz, PhD

Robert Horvitz, PhD

Board Advisor & R&D Committee Chair

Robert Horvitz, PhD, is a Board Advisor and R&D Committee Chair of PureTech. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and is the David H. Koch Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Neurobiologist (Neurology) at Massachusetts...MORE

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director, R&D Committee Member

Raju Kucherlapati, PhD, is an Independent Non-Executive Director at PureTech and sits on PureTech's R&D Committee. 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 Professor of...MORE

John LaMattina, PhD

John LaMattina, PhD

Independent Non-Executive Director

John LaMattina, PhD, is an Independent Non-Executive Director at PureTech 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 US...MORE

Robert Langer, ScD

Robert Langer, ScD

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director, R&D Committee Board Member

Robert Langer, ScD, is a co-founder and Non-Executive Director at PureTech and sits on PureTech's R&D Committee and the Boards of PureTech 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 David H. Koch...MORE

Stephen Muniz, JD

Stephen Muniz, JD

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Muniz, JD, is the Chief Operating Officer and a member of PureTech's Board of Directors. Prior to joining PureTech, 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 the...MORE

Marjorie Scardino

Marjorie Scardino

Senior Independent Director

Dame Marjorie Scardino is the Senior Independent Director of PureTech'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 The...MORE

Ben Shapiro, MD

Ben Shapiro, MD

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director

Ben Shapiro, MD, is a Co-founder and Non-Executive Director at PureTech. 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...MORE

Christopher Viehbacher

Christopher Viehbacher

Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors

Christopher 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 Biosciences as well as the Vice-Chair of Nuvelution. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Pronutria. Mr. Viehbacher is a Trustee...MORE

Daphne Zohar

Daphne Zohar

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Daphne Zohar is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of PureTech and a member of the Board of Directors. PureTech is a clinical stage biotechnology company discovering, developing and commercializing highly differentiated medicines for devastating diseases including intractable cancers, lymphatic and gastrointestinal diseases, central nervous system disorders and inflammatory and...MORE

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