Chief Executive Officer

France or US
Precision Oncology Biotech
Paris, France
11-50 Employees


We are hiring a Chief Executive Officer for Truffle Capital’s portfolio company, Diaccurate. Truffle Capital raised €250M for its BioMedTech Startup Fund with the purpose of creating a portfolio of MedTech startups from scratch and incubating them long enough to raise external capital or be positioned to exit.

Successful Truffle Capital Exits:

We have partnered with Alain Chevallier, Senior Partner of BioMedTech, to hire our CEO of Diaccurate to facilitate its Phase III clinical development. This position will operate as the strategic leader to drive the regulatory, market access, and clinical trial pathways while positioning Diaccurate for future commercial success in the United States. 

**Required experience includes leading Phass III oncology through clinical development and experience working in a publicly traded company**



  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the company, including the development of the drug portfolio, market access, business combination, and funding strategies

  • Oversee all research and development efforts, including conducting a Phase 3 clinical trial in metastatic breast cancer and the development of a portfolio of new oncology treatments in various cancer indications

  • Lead fundraising efforts to secure the necessary capital to support the company’s growth plans via equity and non-dilutive sources of capital

  • Lead the company to a successful IPO on a major stock exchange (NASDAQ and/or EURONEXT) to raise capital and provide liquidity to the shareholders

  • Build and lead a world-class organization to implement the strategy

  • Lead the effort to establish strategic partnerships with Pharma/Biotech companies that may be interested in the company’s oncology assets

  • Build strong relationships with investors, analysts, the scientific community, and key opinion leaders in oncology

  • Shape the culture and values of the company, setting high standards for performance, accountability, and ethics

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree/MBA preferred

  • a strong scientific/medical background and a deep knowledge of the oncology therapeutics landscape
  • at least 15 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry with prior international experience (EU/US)
  • a successful track record in the valorization of late stage clinical assets in oncology at a global level (Phase III clinical development, regulatory processes, market access strategies)
  • successful involvements in IPOs and fund raising operations
  • expertise in IP protection
  • experience in establishing successful strategic partnerships with pharmaceutical/biotech companies
  • demonstrated ability to build, lead and manage a late stage biotech organization
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and lead both internal and external stakeholders
  • English is a must, French is a plus.


Endocrine-resistant metastatic breast tumor, glioblastoma, refractory acute myeloid leukemia, … to beat incurable cancers, Diaccurate explores the new frontiers of oncology in search of daring novel therapeutic approaches able to save lives. Now in the clinic, the French biotech is currently developing 3 proprietary therapeutics with novel mechanisms of action across several development programs:

– DIACC3010, an optimized S6 Kinase inhibitor, highly selective oral antitumoral agent that crosses the blood-brain barrier

– DIACC2010, a sole-in-class KIF20A kinesin inhibitor, a novel oncology target, IV antitumoral agent with high selectivity towards cancer cells

-DIACC2020, antibody drug conjugate using DIACC2010 as payload.

Co-founded by Truffle Capital, Diaccurate has forged alliances with leaders in academia and industry, including Pasteur Institute, Paoli-Calmettes Institute (Marseille, France) and now Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany). It relies on a high-level management team led by Dominique Bridon, PhD and a world-class Scientific Advisory Board chaired by Prof. Tasuku Honjo, recipient of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

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Company Overview


Alain Chevallier

Chairman of the Board

Philippe Pouletty

Co-Founder of Truffle Capital

Vincent Dagommer

Operating Partner at Truffle Capital

Claire Corot

Senior Partner at Truffle Capital


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Diaccurate Announces Updated Data on its Novel PAM Pathway Inhibitor DIACC3010 in Patients with ER+ HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer to be Presented at AACR 2023

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DIACC3010, optimized inhibitor of S6 kinase, combined with endocrine therapy, has potent antitumor activity in treatment-resistant ER+ HER2- metastatic breast cancer

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Diaccurate Acquires Clinical Stage Sole-in-Class Targeted Cancer Therapy from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany


Chief Executive Officer

France or US 


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