PhD – Ysios Capital
Joël Jean-Mariet is managing partner and co-founder of Ysios Capital. Previously, he co-founded Glycart Biotechnology in 2001 and was its CEO until it was successfully sold to F. Hoffmann La-Roche four years later. Glycart Biotechnology was the originator of the anti-CD20 antibody – obinituzumab/Gazyva®, the first breakthrough designated drug approved by the FDA for B-CLL. He holds an MS in Biotechnology and a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. Joël is currently on the boards of directors of Lava Therapeutics (LVTX), Sanifit Therapeutics, Ona Therapeutics, SpliceBio, Chairman of Inbiomotion, and board observer at AM-Pharma. He has been Chairman of the board of Cellerix/Tigenix (now Takeda), board member at Aura Biosciences and board observer at Biovex (now Amgen). Joël has earned numerous awards, including the Wall Street Journal’s Europe Innovation Award in 2001.