Hitto Kaufmann

Chief Scientific Officer, Senior VP bei Pieris Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Kaufmann is currently Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President at Pieris Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Kaufmann has over 20 years of experience in research, development and manufacturing of therapeutic biological entities. Prior to joining Pieris, Dr. Kaufmann held several executive positions at Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim. Dr. Kaufmann obtained his Ph.D. in Natural Science, at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Braunschweig and The Scripps Research Institute. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the European Society for Animal Cell Technology and as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of IBET, Portugal.


Title: Developing next-generation therapeutic proteins as highly targeted therapies in immuno-oncology and respiratory disease