Kryssi Benson joined Atlas Venture in 2021 as an executive assistant to the venture partners. Prior to joining Atlas, she was the business operations manager at ElevateBio, a biotech startup incubator. At ElevateBio, Kryssi played a pivotal role in helping the company move from their small Kendall Square office to a brand new state-of-the-art 100,000 sq ft lab, office, and manufacturing space in Waltham. She worked with individuals, teams, and department heads to facilitate communication and integration between all involved regarding: systems, processes, space, schedules, events, vendors, and more as the company grew from 19 employees to over 200.
In her spare time, Kryssi volunteers with children involved in the Boston Court System. Unless she is on her motorcycle, Kryssi is known for bringing her dog with her everywhere she goes.