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Andras Forgacs

Modern Meadow

Andras is an entrepreneur and venture investor in technology and life science. He co-founded Modern Meadow, a development-stage company applying tissue engineering methods to create a new class of biomaterials for consumer applications, in 2011.

Before Modern Meadow, Andras co-founded Organovo, a leader in tissue engineering which pioneered the use of 3D bio-printing to create human tissue for a range of medical applications. Organovo’s bio-printer was named one of the top inventions of 2010 by Time magazine and the company was recognized by MIT Technology Review on its TR50 list of most innovative companies for 2012.

Earlier, Andras was a Managing Director with Richmond Global, an international technology-focused venture fund, and a consultant in the New York office of McKinsey & Company focused on biopharma and private equity. He was also a founding member of Citigroup’s corporate and investment banking e-commerce group where he led a team that developed award-winning financial technology products and advised large cap corporate clients on a range of corporate finance challenges.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Andras holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Harvard University. Andras also serves as a Corporate Leader with the Council on Foreign Relations.

Andras is a founding Board member of The Resolution Project, a non-profit organization aimed at fostering a sense of civic and social responsibility among young leaders around the world.

Andras is a member of Class 14 and served his fellowship at Richmond Management with mentor Peter Kellner.