Dr. Christopher Pirie is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of HDT Bio. He previously served as co-founder and CEO of Virvio, a biopharmaceutical company spun out of the Institute for Protein Design and focused on designer mini-proteins for respiratory diseases like influenza. Before that he co-founded Manus Bio, a synthetic biology company developing sustainable chemical manufacturing methods where he built and ran the enzyme engineering team while leading intellectual property development. Dr. Pirie has also coached global entrepreneurship bootcamps around the world with MIT Sloan Business School and mentored early-stage startups through the Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship at UW.
Christopher Pirie, PhD