Chris Benko

Chris Benko has 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including implementing the operating model for the translational medicine functions of Merck Research Labs. He subsequently held executive roles spanning Merck’s research and commercial divisions, and at the corporate level as head of global talent management. Chris launched Koneksa as an entrepreneur-in-residence with Merck’s corporate venture capital fund before establishing Koneksa as an independent company.