Dr. Axel Bouchon

Dr. Axel Bouchon is a biochemist, neuroscientist and serial entrepreneur. Axel has built and launched start-up companies around the world in the pharmaceutical and agricultural sector. Since 2015, Axel leads Leaps by Bayer, a novel investment vehicle designed to enable fundamental breakthroughs for mankind in the area of bioscience and technology. Axel believes in the critical need to measure impact not only on the traditional metric of Return on Investment, but also on Return for Humanity, The performance of Leaps by Bayer is determined along both dimensions: Financial and Humanity. Axel´s success is measured by the number of patients cured and the amount of greenhouse-gas emission reduced by the Bayer investment companies.