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Andrey Zarur

President & CEO

GreenLight Biosciences

Dr. Zarur is Co-Founder, President & 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, IPO and M&A of over a dozen companies in the healthcare and clean energy sectors.  Prior to starting GreenLight, Dr. Zarur was the Managing Partner at Kodiak Venture Partners, an early-stage, technology-driven venture fund based in Boston.  He is also a co-founder and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lumicell Surgical and Solid Biosciences. 

Dr. Zarur was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2005, 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 over 100 provisional and issued patents.