Partner, Atlas Venture
United States of America
Dr. Bitterman is a Partner at Atlas Ventures. He was the founding CEO of Editas Medicine (NASDAQ: EDIT), Morphic Therapeutic and Visterra, and co-founded Genocea Biosciences (NASDAQ: GNCA). He previously served as a director of InSeal Medical, Kala Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: KALA), Neuronetics, Taris Biomedical (acquired by Allergan) and Vets First Choice among other ventures. Prior to joining Atlas Venture in 2017, Dr. Bitterman was a partner at Polaris Partners, where he had been a member of the healthcare team since 2004. He received a BA in biology, summa cum laude, from Rutgers University before completing his PhD in genetics at Harvard Medical School. He has published numerous scientific articles and is an inventor on several issued patents.