Managing Partner

Bruce Rychlik

Bruce Rychlik is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Park Square Executive Search.

With over twenty-five years in the search profession, Bruce recruits Chief Executive Officers and C-Level executives – scientific, technical, clinical, financial and business development – at a national level. A majority of his searches involve venture-backed Life Sciences companies in the therapeutics, diagnostics and tools space.

Within Life Sciences, Bruce also extensively recruits board members, venture capital professionals, and individuals for innovation/technology transfer initiatives at academic/research institutions. Throughout his career, he has also worked on numerous international recruiting projects throughout Asia, particularly Japan, as well as Europe.

Bruce is an Advisor to Convergence: The Life Sciences Leaders Forum, which hosts annual events in New England. He earned an M.B.A. from Boston University (1997) and a B.A. in Political Science from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (1989).

He lives with his wife Kristina, daughter Anna and sons Alexander and Robert in Acton, Massachusetts. Road and mountain biking as well as cyclecross racing helps to fulfill his interests in exercise, nutrition, travel and the outdoors.

Medical Technology, Diagnostics Instrumentation and Tools

Cell Signaling Technology

Vice President, General Manager Japan
Vice President, Product Development


Vice President, Advanced Strategy

Gi Dynamics

Chief Medical Officer
Vice President, Clinical Affairs

Oxford Immunotec

Chief Financial Officer


Aldeyra Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

Vice President, CMC
Vice President, Clinical Development


Chief Executive Officer


Chief Executive Officer

Cognition Therapeutics

President and Chief Executive Officer

Deciphera Therapeutics

Vice President, Clinical Development

Vice President, Human Resources
Senior Director, Controller
Medical Director

Elicio Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Osage University Partners

Partner, Life Sciences

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Business Officer
Vice President, Translational Medicine


Head, Boston Innovation Partnering

Stoke Therapeutics

Vice President And Head Of Research And Pre-Clinical Development

Synspira Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Thrasos Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer

Thrombogenics Nv

Board Members (2)

TScan Therapeutics

Chief Scientific Officer

Chief Business Officer

Universities and Institutes


Executive Director, Entrepreneurship And Technology Transfer

Harvard University

Chief Scientific Officer, Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator; Director Of Business Development, Office Of Technology Development; Director Of Business Development, Wyss Institute For Biologically Inspired Engineering

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Director, Center For Early Detection Research And Wendt Family Endowed Chair In Early Cancer Detection
Vice President, Business Development And Technology Transfer

Scripps Research Institute

Chief Medical Officer

Vice President, Operations and Academic Affairs, Florida

SickKids Research Institute

Executive Director, Commercialization

University Of Chicago

Chief Marketing Officer, Office Of Technology And Intellectual Property
Deputy Director, Office Of Technology And Intellectual Property

University Of Massachusetts Medical School

Executive Vice Chancellor, Business Development & Innovation

Wyss Institute

Technology Translation Director

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