We Design
We apply our unique collective expertise to design small molecule therapeutics.
We push the leading edge to solve drug discovery’s big challenges.
We strive to develop meaningful medicines for patients.

Over more than a decade of pioneering technologically-driven methods of drug discovery, Nimbus has used cutting-edge tools to make therapeutic progress against the most challenging of targets — successfully drugging the undruggable, mapping the uncrystallizable and advancing multiple innovative therapeutics to the clinic.

Nimbus Leadership

John Alexander
Ph.D., J.D.

Vice President, Head of Intellectual Property

Erin Cowhig

Chief People Officer

Scott Edmondson

Senior Vice President, Head of Chemistry

Nathalie Franchimont
M.D., Ph.D

Chief Medical Officer

Stacie Halbert

Vice President, Program Management and R&D Strategic Operations

Neelu Kaila

Vice President, Head of Medicinal Chemistry

Abbas Kazimi

Chief Business Officer

Jeb Keiper

Chief Executive Officer

Pavan Kumar

Vice President, Head of Translational Medicine & Clinical Pharmacology

Denise Levasseur

Vice President, Commercial Strategy

Christine Loh

Senior Vice President, Head of Biology

Avinash Phadke

Vice President, Head of CMC

Gabrielle Poirier

Vice President, Clinical Operations

Dan Price

Vice President, Computational Chemistry & Structural Biology

Ian Sanderson

Chief Financial Officer

Anita Scheuber
M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Therapeutic Area Head, Oncology

Steve Simmons

Vice President, Information Technology

Peter J. Tummino

Chief Scientific Officer

Board of Directors

Bruce Booth, Ph.D.

Chairman and Co-Founder, Nimbus Therapeutics

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Rajeev Dadoo, Ph.D., MBA

Partner, SR One Ltd.

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Jean George, MBA

General Partner, Lightstone Ventures

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Mark Iwicki

Chairman and CEO, Kala Pharmaceuticals

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Jeb Keiper, M.S., MBA

CEO, Nimbus Therapeutics

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Katharine Knobil, M.D.

Board Director, Marker Therapeutics and Pliant Therapeutics

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Anne McGeorge, M.S., CPA

Operating Partner, Havencrest Healthcare Partners

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Laura Stoppel, Ph.D.

Principal, RA Capital Management

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George P. Vlasuk, Ph.D.

Board Director, former President, CEO, CSO, Navitor Pharmaceuticals

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Nimbus Therapeutics is backed by world-class life science investors, including those listed below and others. Since our founding in 2009,  the company has secured over $600 million in private investment, most recently a $210 million financing in September 2023.