Christopher Lee, Ph.D.

Vice President, Program Management

Chris joined Kronos Bio in 2019 and is responsible for the Program Management function across both its San Mateo and Cambridge offices. Prior to joining Kronos Bio, he spent 19 years at Gilead Sciences in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Chris served as Senior Director, Research Portfolio Management, where he established a new Project Management department supporting research teams for projects in preclinical and clinical development spanning the company’s portfolio. He has also managed development teams in multiple therapeutic areas and in all phases of development and commercialization. Before becoming a project manager, Chris was a research scientist in the Medicinal Chemistry department. He received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles, a B.S. in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.