Vice President and General Counsel, Nano Terra Inc.

 

Winston Henderson E’90, L’96

Winston Henderson is currently Vice President, General Counsel at Nano Terra, Inc., a nanotechnology company in Cambridge, MA.

For the past 10+ years, Winston has been instrumental in starting and running life-science and high-tech start-up companies in the Boston area. Prior to Nano Terra, Winston was General Counsel at Surface Logix, a life science company in Boston. Surface Logix invented a platform technology for developing improved drug therapies, and grew into a biopharmaceutical company with a substantial pipeline of drug candidates addressing Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular health and oncology.

Prior to moving to Boston to join the start-up economy, Winston was an attorney with an intellectual property law firm, Kenyon & Kenyon, and a consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in its Advanced Systems and Technology Integration Services groups. During that time, Mr. Henderson consulted with and advised numerous international high technology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, as well as various government entities, both domestic and international.

Mr. Henderson received his B.S.E. in Biomedical & Electrical Engineering from Duke University (where he was a Reginaldo Howard Scholar), and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law. Mr. Henderson is on the Board of Trustees of Boston Children’s Hospital and the Board of Directors for the Duke University Alumni Association.