A Driven and Passionate Team

We are a team dedicated to defeating degeneration. We are passionate about solving problems with rigorous science and translational medicine. We have joined together to discover and develop therapies that will change the lives of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease.

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Leadership

Senior Leadership

We have assembled a team with deep scientific, clinical, business and leadership experience and expertise in biotechnology, and specifically in neurodegenerative diseases.
Ryan Watts

Chief Executive Officer

Alex Schuth

Chief Operating Officer

Carole Ho

Chief Medical Officer

Steve Krognes

Chief Financial Officer

Dana Andersen

Chief Technical and Manufacturing Officer

Cindy Dunkle

Chief People Officer

Joe Lewcock

Chief Scientific Officer

Chris Walsh

Associate General Counsel

Katie Peng

Chief Commercial Officer

Dolo Diaz

Vice President, Development Sciences

Peter Chin

SVP Late Clinical Development & Medical Affairs

Matt Troyer

Vice President, Early Clinical

Cynthia Wong

Vice President, Portfolio and Program Management

Erica Kratz

Vice President, Regulatory

Tyler Nielsen

Vice President, Corporate Finance

Anantha Sudhakar

Vice President, CMC Small Molecule

Tony Estrada

Vice President, Discovery Sciences

Darren Hart

Vice President, Development Operations

Kimberly Scearce-Levie

Vice President, Translational Sciences

Laura Hansen

Vice President, Investor Relations

Leah Frautschy

Vice President, Clinical Manufacturing

Fabian Model

Vice President, Biometrics

Board of Directors

Success is accelerated by experience, collaboration and leadership. Denali’s Board of Directors combines expertise across industry, academia, drug development and the investment community, unified by the mission to improve the lives of patients.
Douglas Cole

Managing Partner of Flagship Pioneering

Jennifer Cook

Member of the Board of Directors

Jay Flatley

Chairman of Illumina, inc.

Peter Klein

Member of the Board of Directors

Robert Nelsen

Managing Director and Co-Founder of Arch Venture Partners

Vicki Sato

Chairman of Denali Therapeutics

David Schenkein

General Partner, GV

Marc Tessier-Lavigne

President, Stanford University

Nancy A. Thornberry

CEO, Kallyope

Ryan Watts

Chief Executive Officer

Scientific Advisory Board

Denali's Scientific Advisory Board brings experience from both industry and academia to provide insight around biological pathways, therapeutic strategies, and biomarker development.