Kristen Laguerre, M.B.A.
Finance and Operations
Investment and Operations Team
Kristen Laguerre, an accomplished operating executive, is a Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at MPM Capital. With over 20 years of financial leadership and management experience in the venture capital industry her primary responsibility is to oversee the firm’s finance and administrative functions. Kristen is also an investment committee member of the UBS Oncology Impact Fund (OIF), an oncology-only crossover fund (both private and public equities) managed by MPM. Kristen was previously CFO at Cullinan Oncology, an MPM portfolio company.
Prior to joining MPM, Kristen served as Partner and CFO at Flare Capital Partners, and, previously, Partner and CFO at Atlas Venture, an early-stage life sciences and technology venture capital firm, where she was responsible for finance, operations and administration. Before Atlas Venture, she was Vice President – Finance at Softbank Capital, where she was responsible for finance, human resources and operations associated with both Softbank’s venture funds and its global activities outside of East Asia. Earlier in her career, Kristen spent seven years with Arthur Andersen LLP.
Widely recognized in the industry, Kristen is a board member of Financial Executives Alliance, a steering committee member of Women in Alternative Assets and previously served as a board member of the Private Equity CFO Association.
Kristen earned her M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from Boston University and her B.A. in Economics from Wesleyan University.