Dr. Josep Bassaganya-Riera, Chairman and CEO of Landos Biopharma, is a captain of industry, innovator, serial entrepreneur, & thought leader in biotech. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed publications & patents and has founded 3 award-winning companies, raising over $125 million in non-dilutive and equity financing rounds. Josep was named 2017 Innovator of the Year & received the 2018 Biocomplexity Research Excellence Award. As Founder and Chairman of the Board of three successful companies, Josep has applied agile and lean management systems in combination with an efficient use of capital. Under the premise that culture always beats strategy, he has established a corporate culture encapsulated under three primary attributes: 1) Be bold & decisive, 2) Never give up and 3) Do the impossible. Through its corporate culture, Landos empowers employees to think outside the box & achieve creative and innovative solutions that promote technological innovation.