Vice President Global R&D and Head of Sunrise Ventures, Sanofi U.S.
Katherine Bowdish, Ph.D. is Vice President Global R&D and Head of Sunrise Ventures, an investment/partnering group within Sanofi. Sunrise co-creates companies advancing early stage cutting-edge science, by partnering with world class innovators and simultaneously serving as an investor and first partner to accelerate transformative treatments to patients. Sunrise works with academic founders, the venture capital community, and Sanofi Global R&D in unique and deeply collaborative relationships to foster early stage opportunities, nurturing the science to clinical proof of concept. Prior to joining Sanofi, Katherine gained extensive experience in life science as a serial entrepreneur; founding, building and leading several early-stage companies focused on biological therapies. Katherine currently serves on the Board of Directors of Warp Drive Bio, Portal Instruments and Thermalin. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and B.S. from the College of William and Mary.