Shahar Keinan, Ph. D.
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) and Cofounder
Shahar Keinan is the Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of Cloud Pharmaceuticals. She has over 20 years of extensive experience in the field of computational and theoretical chemistry. Shahar has received a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has numerous papers and presentations in the fields of in-silico drug design and discovery, as well as molecular materials design and computational methods development.
Shahar has been instrumental in the development of the novel Quantum Molecular Design process since its inception at Duke University, and has pioneered the use of the Quantum Molecular Design algorithm to optimize electro-optical materials and protein inhibitors. Currently, she leads the development and deployment of Quantum Molecular Design and oversees the technical staff of Cloud Pharmaceuticals.