Biotech veteran Robert J. Perez to join as Executive Chairman
Akili Interactive Labs, Inc. ("Akili") today announced the appointment of former Cubist Pharmaceuticals CEO, Robert J. Perez, as Executive Chairman. Mr. Perez has been a commercial advisor with the company for the past year and will now be joining in the more official leadership role as the company continues its growth. Additionally, the company has added former DreamWorks Interactive CEO, Glenn Entis, and former Chief Game Designer at Google, Noah Falstein, as Executive Advisors. These three biotech and game industry veterans will bring their cross-disciplinary expertise to the Akili team as the company advances its diverse product portfolio and prepares for the potential commercialization of Akili’s lead product, Project:EVOTM. The Project:EVOTM platform is currently being evaluated in a pivotal, registration-enabling trial in patients with pediatric ADHD, which is expected to read out in the second half of 2017.