Socrates Zacharias

Senior Director, Translational Sciences

Socrates Zacharias is a Senior Director, Translational Sciences at UPMC Enterprises. Socrates joined UPMC Enterprises in April 2020 to help invest in life science companies and to support the development efforts of the group’s internally-formed company portfolio. Coming from an investment banking background, Socrates previously worked at Leerink Partners (now SVB Leerink) where he focused on public and private capital raises for emerging biotech companies. Subsequent to Leerink, he worked at PNC Capital Markets advising companies on financing strategies and capital structures. Socrates graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences and Psychology and an M.S. in Biotechnology and Management.

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