Focus: Biotech, Medical Devices / start up mentoring
Raj is a venture developer, advisor and investor in early stage biotech and medical device businesses with extensive experience in the health sector and senior leadership roles with blue chip firms like Pfizer and Baxter .
He is also an entrepreneur, having founded several companies and exited two in the healthcare space. He has also been involved in many fund raising and licensing deals across the globe.
Raj brings 28 years of operating experience in the healthcare industry in various parts of the world, including the UK, Belgium, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Spain and India/South East Asia.
Raj founded Wizzcare Home Health Solutions, a pioneer in home care and tele-health company in India, which was sold to Indian’s leading E-health business. He is also a co-founder of Health Start, India’s first Healthcare accelerator. The accelerator has invested extensively in portfolio health companies, and Raj is an active board member and mentor to some of them.
As a venture developer, Raj plays an active role in companies were he is an investor.
In the past, Raj has chaired NGOs and been involved in think-tank initiatives in the area of intellectual property rights, as well as industry/trade associations. He has held several board positions and has experience in representing the pharmaceutical sector in industry forums and public debates.
Raj currently lives in Barcelona. He is a post graduate from the London University and executive programs from Harvard Business School and INSEAD, as well as an Accredited Executive Coach of the International Coaching Federation.
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