Our Founding Team

 

NIYATI GUPTA/ CEO

Niya has spent over 10 years in the food and agriculture business, including at McKinsey and Syngenta. She has launched a profitable food brand and formerly ran an urban farming company. She holds an MBA and MPAID from Harvard, and an Economics BA from Yale.

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GABOR FORGACS/ CSO

This is Gabor’s third venture as a scientific founder after Modern Meadow and Organovo (pioneering bioprinting). Prior to this his 30 year academic career spanned theoretical physics, biological physics and biofabrication, he has over 200 publications.

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ANDRAS FORGACS/ DIRECTOR

Current founding CEO of Modern Meadow (a leather bio-fabrication company) Andras was also a founder and board director of Organovo. Prior to this he was a McKinsey consultant and a VC at a $100M fund. He holds an MBA from Wharton and an AB from Harvard.

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AnthONY ATALA/ DIRECTOR

Tony is the founding director of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He has applied for or received 250 patents, authored 500+ journal articles, and received the Christopher Columbus Award, and the World Technology Award in Tech and Medicine