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Christopher Petty, PhD

Director of Business Development, Physical Sciences

Chris joined OTD in 2017. Prior to joining Harvard, Chris was Co-Founder and VP of Business Development at Boston-area startup 908 Devices. Previously, he was with Thermo Fisher Scientific, responsible for acquisition, integration and on-going management of startups including NanoDrop, Ahura Scientific and Polychromix. In his early Thermo career he held key product and R&D management roles with the spectroscopy product lines. Chris holds a PhD in Chemistry and BS in Physics both from the University of Southampton, UK.