Jean-François Formela is a partner and focuses on novel drug discovery approaches and therapeutics. He joined Atlas Venture in 1993 to build the U.S. life sciences franchise.
He is a director and co-founder of IFM Therapeutics, Intellia Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NTLA), Korro Bio, and Triplet Therapeutics. Jean-François also serves on the boards of Ikena Oncology (NASDAQ: IKNA) and Scorpion Therapeutics.
Some of his prior investments include Arteaus Therapeutics (acquired by Eli Lilly), CoStim Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Novartis), Exelixis (NASDAQ: EXEL) and Translate Bio (NASDAQ: TBIO, acquired by Sanofi).
Jean-François received his M.D. from Paris University School of Medicine and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.