Andrey J. Zarur, Ph.D. | Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board

Andrey J. Zarur, Ph.D. | Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board

Dr. Zarur is Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of GreenLight Biosciences. Dr. Zarur has been active in early stage life sciences companies for over 20 years, and has actively participated in the creation of over a dozen companies in the healthcare and clean energy sectors. He is also a partner at Kodiak Venture Partners, a venture capital firm specializing in the formation of early stage information and life technology investments. Prior to joining Kodiak Venture Partners, he was founder and CEO of BioProcessors (now part of Agilent Technologies). In addition to BioProcessors, he has led four life science companies from inception to exit. He is also a co-founder and chairman of the board for Lumicell, and chairman of the board for Allegro Diagnostics. Dr. Zarur was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2005, and he is an Overseer of the Museum of Science in Boston and a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Zarur holds Masters of Science degrees and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and undergraduate degrees from the National University of Mexico. Dr. Zarur is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and holds close to 100 provisional and issued patents.