Brian Cali is a Pioneer at ARTIS Ventures. He is the co-founder of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals where he served for over 20 years leading R&D and commercial strategy and bringing the company's first drug to market. Following Ironwood, he led investor relations and corporate communications at Cyclerion and currently sits on the board of Jnana Therapeutics.
As a Pioneer, Brian brings over 2 decades of biotech drug development expertise and entrepreneurship experience to ARTIS portfolio companies in addition to his technical background with a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology. As a seasoned entrepreneur, he understands the complexities of navigating multiple stakeholders to successfully build a team and bring a drug to market / patients.