Stephen Muniz, JD, is the Chief Operating Officer and a member of PureTech Health’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining PureTech Health, Mr. Muniz was a Partner in the Corporate Department of Locke Lord LLP, where he practiced law for 10 years. Mr. Muniz’s practice at Locke Lord LLP focused on the representation of life science venture funds as well as their portfolio companies in general corporate matters and in investment and liquidity transactions.

Prior to joining Locke Lord LLP, Mr. Muniz was a law clerk to Hon. Raya Dreben at the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He was also a Kauffman Entrepreneur Fellow, a programme sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation. Mr. Muniz also sits on the board of directors of Karuna, Entrega, Follica and Gelesis. Mr. Muniz has a BA in Economics and Accounting from The College of the Holy Cross and a JD from the New England School of Law where he graduated summa cum laude. Mr. Muniz was Valedictorian of the 1997 New England School of Law Commencement and has been awarded the Amos L. Taylor Award for Excellence in Scholarship, the New England Scholar Award and the NESL Trustee Scholar Award.