Born in Cannes France
Tex Mex food – the spicier the better
Open water swimming and all sorts of books
Laurent is founding CEO and President of Kymera, a biotech company focused on addressing high unmet medical need. Previously, Laurent was head of R&D with Pierre Fabre (EU-based pharma with $2.5B in top line), where he led deal making, clinical development, and launches of novel therapies for patients in oncology, dermatology, and neuropsychiatry. He also founded and managed the Pierre Fabre Fund for Innovation focusing on seed and early stage investments. Prior to that, Laurent held positions of increasing leadership responsibilities across a number of start-up and large organizations contributing to the development of five approved drugs in inflammation, dermatology, cardiovascular diseases, and oncology. He is an inventor on several patents and co-authored over 70 papers and patents.