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Daniel Teper, PharmD, MBA

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Teper is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of NAYA Biosciences. He has over 30 years of leadership experience as a biopharma entrepreneur, corporate executive, and management consultant.

Previously, Dr. Teper was the Chairman & CEO of Cytovia Therapeutics, from 2019 to 2023, where he remains Chairman of the Board. Dr. Teper brings extensive experience. From 2011 to 2017, he was the CEO of Immune Pharmaceuticals, which he listed on NASDAQ. He previously served as New York-based Managing Partner (Head of North America) at Bionest Partners, now Accenture, where he advised companies on corporate strategy and business development. He was previously a Partner at ISO Healthcare Group, now Deloitte Monitor, in New York. Dr. Teper helped drive the accelerated growth of Softwatch, a pioneer digital health company, as senior vice president of sales and business development. He also served as global president of Havas Health, advising companies on global launches of major new drugs in multiple disease areas. Dr. Teper started his career at Novartis in Basel and then in the US, where he held management responsibilities in sales and marketing and as head of cardiovascular, new product development. Dr. Teper held general management positions in Europe at GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi. He was the co-founder and CEO of Wintec Pharma, a European specialty pharmaceutical company focused on anti-infectives and dermatology, which he went on to sell. Dr. Teper co-founded Novagali, an ophthalmology specialty pharma later listed on EuroNext Paris and acquired by Japan’s Santen.

He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Paris XI University and an MBA from INSEAD, where he was the J. Salmon scholar.
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