Stephen Kottmann

Stephen Kottmann is head of informatics at Generate Biomedicines, leading an interdisciplinary team of data scientists and software engineers to build a world-class research data platform supporting Generate’s innovative science.

Prior to joining Generate Biomedicines, Stephen was head of informatics at H3 Biomedicine, where he was responsible for the company’s data platform supporting small molecule drug discovery and translational sciences. Before that, Stephen spent 10 years as an informatics consultant in Tessella’s life sciences vertical. In this role, he executed a wide variety software strategy, bespoke development, and integration projects for clients ranging from large pharma to small biotech startups, and scope ranging from early discovery compound screening tools to adaptive clinical trial simulators.

Stephen received a PhD in chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he developed computational models to study the biomimetic adsorption of peptides to inorganic crystalline materials. As an undergraduate at Eckerd College, Stephen double-majored in chemistry and physics.