Dr. Tom Cirrito is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of multiple companies in the life sciences. He is one of few biotechnology entrepreneurs in the industry who built a company from an early stage through an IPO, and led a drug development program from concept through FDA approval. He is Chairman of the Board and Cofounder of Y2X Life Sciences, and Founder and Executive Chairman of Filament BioSolutions. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Biotagenics, Inc. and Immunovent, Inc., and helped to found AGelity BioMechanics, the first “Hospital for Special Surgery” start-up, also serving as the original CEO. With numerous patent applications in his name, his career began in biotechnology as Vice President of Research and Development and Director of Business Development at Stemline Therapeutics (NASDAQ: STML).
Dr. Cirrito holds a B.A. in Biological Sciences and a Ph.D. in Immunology from Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri), with published works in a wide variety of scientific fields.