Harith Rajagopalan, M.D.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Fractyl Laboratories, Inc.

Dr. Harith Rajagopalan is co-founder and chief executive officer of Fractyl, having started the company while serving as an entrepreneur-in-residence at General Catalyst Partners. Prior to founding Fractyl, Dr. Rajagopalan was an academic cardiologist and physician-scientist.

He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Stanford University and went on to obtain doctorate degrees from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Rajagopalan did groundbreaking and award-winning research on intestinal cancers that was published in top medical journals, including Nature and Science. After medical school, Dr. Rajagopalan trained in internal medicine and clinical cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and completed a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School.