Andras T. Forgacs


Mr. Forgacs serves as an Operating Partner of Accelerator and Chief Operating Officer of ALSP Orchid Acquisition Corporation I (NASDAQ: ALORU | ALOR). From 2011 to 2021, Mr. Forgacs served as Co-founder, President and CEO of Modern Meadow, a privately held biotechnology company developing novel biomaterials that support sustainability while balancing performance, aesthetics, and accessibility. He is also a co-founder of Fork & Goode, a cellular agriculture company developing cultivated meat products (where he serves as board Chairman) and Organovo, a medical laboratory and research company that designs and develops functional, three-dimensional human tissue for medical research and therapeutic applications. Prior to Modern Meadow, Mr. Forgacs served as a Managing Director of Richmond Global Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in disruptive technologies globally to identify and nurture high-impact entrepreneurs. Prior to his time at Richmond Global Ventures, Mr. Forgacs worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Company, where he advised numerous international pharmaceutical companies, academic medical centers and private equity groups on R&D strategy and various aspects of technology commercialization. Prior to McKinsey & Company, Mr. Forgacs worked as an investment banker, where he co-founded the CitiVision e-Commerce Group within Citigroup.

Mr. Forgacs received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his A.B. cum laude in Government from Harvard University.