Co-Founder, CEO and President and Director
Mr. Derek A. Small is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of ASSEMBLY BIOSCIENCES, Inc. Mr. Small is a cofounder of Assembly Pharmaceuticals, and has served as Executive Chairman of the company since inception in 2012. From March 2008 to January 2014, Mr. Small served as a founding director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Naurex, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company. From January 2009 to April 2012, Mr. Small also served as founding director, President, and Chief Executive Officer to Coferon, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company. Each of these companies was founded as portfolio companies of Luson Bioventures, a biotechnology and biopharmaceutical venture creation firm that Mr. Small founded in 2007. Mr. Small continues to serve on the Board of Directors of Naurex, Inc
Age: 38 CEO Since 2015Small received his BS in Business from Franklin College, including participation in the Harlaxton College affiliate program in England.