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.



Chief Corporate Development Officer

Chief Scientific Officer, Therapeutics

64x Bio

Director, Cell Biology

Senior Vice President of Operations 

Vice President, Bioinformatics

Aldeyra Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer

Senior Vice President, Clinical Development

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

Vice President, Clinical Development

Vice President, CMC


Chief Executive Officer

Be Biopharma

Chief Scientific Officer


Chief Executive Officer


Vice President, Computational Drug Design

Carmine Therapeutics

Vice President, Discovery 

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

Emily’s Entourage

Chief Scientific Officer

Fidelity Foundations

Senior Program Officer

Immunitas Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Landmark Bio

Chief Executive Officer

NFlection Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Poxel SA

Chief Scientific Officer 

Pyxis Oncology 

Chief Scientific Officer 

Red Sky Partners


Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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


Head, Boston Innovation Partnering

Skylark Bio

Chief Scientific Officer 

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 Business Officer

Chief Scientific Officer

Vice President of Discovery

Diagnostics, Tools, and Medical Technology

64x Bio

Senior Vice President of Operations 

Vice President, Bioinformatics


Chief Financial Officer

Cell Signaling Technology

Vice President, General Manager Japan
Vice President, Product Development


Vice President, Advanced Strategy

Focal Medical

Chief Executive Officer 

Gi Dynamics

Chief Medical Officer
Vice President, Clinical Affairs

OPT Industries 

Director of Finance 

Senior Vice President of Commercial

Vice President, Operations

Oxford Immunotec

Chief Financial Officer

Scipher Medicine

Chief Executive Officer


Chief Commercial Officer


Senior Vice President of Client Success

Venture Capital

Longwood Fund


Senior Associate (3)

Venture Partner

Mubadala Capital

Principal, Investments 

Senior Associate, Healthcare Technology and Digital Health

Northpond Ventures

Operating Partner, Diagnostics

Principal (2)

Senior Associate

Vice President

Osage University Partners

Managing Partners, Life Sciences 

Senior Associate


Pivotal Life Sciences

Senior Associate

RA Capital


Research Institutes and Universities


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

Executive Director, Center for Computational Biomedicine, Harvard Medical School

Executive Director of Therapeutics Translation, Harvard Medical School

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Co-Director, CEDAR and Professor, Knight Cancer Institute Division for Oncological Sciences

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

UMass Chan Medical School

Executive Vice Chancellor, Business Development & Innovation

Executive Vice Chancellor for MassBiologics

University Of Chicago

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

Wyss Institute

Technology Translation Director

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