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Accent Therapeutics Taps Tango’s Shakti Narayan for CEO

Xconomy Boston — 

Shakti Narayan has joined Accent Therapeutics as CEO and member of the company’s board of directors. Narayan comes to Lexington, MA-based Accent from Tango Therapeutics, where he was chief business officer for the past two years. His experience also includes positions at Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Nodality. Accent raised $40 million in Series A funding last year to develop small molecule drugs that block RNA-modifying enzymes involved in cancer.