Thong Q. Le


Mr. Le is a Director and our Chief Executive Officer. He has served as Senior Managing Director and CEO of Accelerator Life Science Partners since September 2013. Mr. Le has over 20 years of experience identifying, investing in, managing, and successfully exiting numerous seed and early-stage investments in the biotechnology sector. He served as CEO and director of numerous Accelerator Life Science Partners portfolio companies, including Petra Pharma (acquired by global pharmaceutical company), Rodeo Therapeutics (acquired by Amgen), and Lodo Therapeutics (acquired by Zymergen). Prior to joining Accelerator Life Science Partners, Mr. Le served as a Managing Director at WRF Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Washington Research Foundation where he played a significant role in the early sourcing, financing, and development of numerous life science companies, including Alder Biopharmaceuticals (acquired by H. Lundbeck A/S), Corus Pharma (acquired by Gilead Sciences), Halosource, Hyperion Therapeutics (acquired by Horizon Pharma plc), Lumera, Pathway Medical Technologies (acquired by MEDRAD), and VLST (asset acquisition by global pharmaceutical company). Prior to joining WRF Capital, Mr. Le was the founder, President and CEO of MiniMeals, Inc. and a consultant for Capital Management Consulting, Inc. Earlier, he was at Raymond James & Associates, Singer & Xenos Investment Management Company and Capital Management Group LLC, a private investment firm specializing in biomedical ventures. Mr. Le completed post-graduate studies at the Templeton College of Oxford University and received his A.B. cum laude in Government from Harvard University.