Senior Vice President, R&D Strategy
Joseph Lehar is the Senior Vice President of R&D Strategy at Owkin, a French startup applying machine learning to medical research. Joseph has over 20 years of experience as an innovator and executive, focused on using data and digital medicine to transform healthcare. Before his current activity advising ventures, small companies, and incubators, Joseph led cross-functional teams and drove scientific projects at J&J/Janssen (as VP of Data Science), Google/Verily, Novartis, and CombinatoRx. He is deeply committed to boosting the careers of those around him and is proud to serve on the board of WEST, a leading women's empowerment organization in Boston. Joseph brings an unusual perspective from his first career as an astrophysicist at MIT, Cambridge University, and Harvard.