THE ALPHAZYME TEAM
Christopher Benoit, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Benoit is the co-founder, CEO, and board chairman of Alphazyme. Prior to starting Alphazyme, Chris co-founded Enzymatics, a global leader in the OEM supply of enzymes for genetic analysis that was ultimately acquired by QIAGEN in 2014, and Launchworks Manufacturing Lab, a contract manufacturer of biochemical reagent kits that was acquired by TCP Reliable in 2016. A highly entrepreneurial expert in building lean, commercially-focused life-science companies, Mr. Benoit currently sits on the board of a young genetic analysis company: TangenDX, a point-of-care molecular diagnostics firm. He is also an active life-science and diagnostics investor, and in addition, mentors the founders of several life-science start-ups. Chris is a dedicated supporter of both internship programs and start-up incubators, having played a key advisory role in the development of the North Shore Genome Center at Endicott College.