PureTech is led by a proven and seasoned management team. Collectively, they have overseen the research and development of products supporting 11 regulatory approvals and have been involved in the creation of several multibillion dollar companies.

Team

Daphne Zohar

Daphne Zohar

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Daphne Zohar is the founder and chief executive officer of PureTech and a member of the board of directors. She has also served as the founding chief executive officer of a number of PureTech's Founded Entities. A successful entrepreneur, Ms. Zohar created PureTech, assembling a leading team to help implement...MORE
Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

President

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD, is the president at PureTech and is a member of the board of directors. Prior to joining PureTech, Dr. Chowrira was the president of Synlogic, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing synthetic microbiome-based therapeutics, from September 2015 to February 2017, where he oversaw and managed...MORE
Eric Elenko, PhD

Eric Elenko, PhD

Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer

Eric Elenko, PhD, is the chief innovation officer at PureTech where he has led the development of a number of programs, led the development of a number of programs, including two that have received US FDA clearance and European marketing authorization (EndeavorRx and Plenity) and a third (KarXT) that has...MORE
Julie Krop, MD

Julie Krop, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Julie Krop, MD, is the chief medical officer at PureTech, where she is responsible for all clinical development, regulatory, CMC, and medical affairs for PureTech's clinical-stage Wholly Owned Pipeline. Prior to PureTech, Dr. Krop served as Chief Medical Officer at Freeline Therapeutics, a clinical-stage gene therapy company. She also previously...MORE
Robert Lyne

Robert Lyne

Chief Portfolio Officer

Robert Lyne is the Chief Portfolio Officer at PureTech. Prior to joining PureTech, Robert was the Chief Executive Officer at Arix Bioscience plc, a transatlantic venture capital company focused on investing in innovative biotechnology companies. He began his career as a lawyer at international law firm Bird & Bird LLP in...MORE

Board of Directors

Daphne Zohar

Daphne Zohar

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board of Directors

Daphne Zohar is the founder and chief executive officer of PureTech and a member of the board of directors. She has also served as the founding chief executive officer of a number of PureTech's Founded Entities. A successful entrepreneur, Ms. Zohar created PureTech, assembling a leading team to help implement...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
Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD

President

Bharatt Chowrira, PhD, JD, is the president at PureTech and is a member of the board of directors. Prior to joining PureTech, Dr. Chowrira was the president of Synlogic, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing synthetic microbiome-based therapeutics, from September 2015 to February 2017, where he oversaw and managed...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
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
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