Leandro has over 15 years of leadership experience in early-stage life sciences investments, biotech company formation and growth, management of global research organizations, and business development. He knows how to effectively accelerate early opportunities by leveraging modest funding into key milestones that can support larger subsequent investments, operationalize every aspect concerning the launch and growth of a biotech company, develop and influence corporate and R&D strategy, and can design innovative partnering with universities and companies.
Leandro’s prior roles included VP of Research Operations at Sana Biotechnologies, business development lead for the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator at Harvard University, co-founder of Green Pacific Biologicals and Keclon SA, and research and business development positions at Kosan Biosciences and Johnson & Johnson’s M&A team. He has seven peer-reviewed publications and three issued patents. Leandro earned an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Masters in Biotechnology from Columbia University, and a Licentiate in Biotechnology from Rosario National University in Argentina.