Ankit Mahadevia, MD, is a co-founder and Chairman of Spero Therapeutics, where he previously served as CEO. Prior to Spero, he was a Venture Partner at Atlas Venture. He has co-founded nine therapeutics companies, including Nimbus Therapeutics, Arteaus Therapeutics (acquired by Lilly), and Translate Bio (acquired by Sanofi). Ankit served as CEO for several of these, including Synlogic (Nasdaq: SYBX) and Rodin Therapeutics (acquired by Alkermes). Prior to Atlas, he worked at Arcion Therapeutics, Genentech, Vanda Pharmaceuticals, McKinsey & Company, and Monitor Group. His career began in health care policy, with roles at the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, and the Government Accountability Office.