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Sai Nandi

CBO, Oryzon Genomics

Seasoned senior investment executive, business operator and biopharma entrepreneur with over two decades of buy-side and C-level management experience. Has managed public and private investments totaling more than $1 billion and has helped build over 20 life science and technology companies. Received D.Phil. (Ph.D.) from Oxford University & authored over two dozen articles & books. Multilingual, lived and worked in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

  • Managed diverse cross-functional teams of 50+ professionals across finance, M&A, BD & clinical operations as C-level executive at a public biotech company.
  • Led over 20 financing, investments, partnering, R&D collaborations, & acquisitions, totaling over $2Billion in transaction value. Spearheaded valuation negotiations & capital raising strategies for 20+ private and public companies, designed annual strategies & roadmap of potential growth opportunities.
  • Built close networks with SMID & large-cap life sciences companies, hedge funds, PE & VC firms, investment banks, institutional investors & medical institutions across R&D, commercial, regulatory, finance & legal.
  • Built & rapidly grew niche, sector focused top decile performing investment portfolio at a global asset management firm to execute transactions totaling over $1Billion in enterprise value. Analyzed 1000+ opportunities and placed 50+ investments.
  • Devised & implemented investment strategies that produced 68% IRR & 3x MOIC – 6 IPOs, 4 acquisitions & 6 unicorns, outperforming nearly all asset classes prior to strategic exit.
  • Guided strategy & business operations as Board Member & advisory committee member for several successful private and public biotech, pharma and medical technology companies: AlloVir, BridgeBio, Atomwise, Cullinan Oncology, ElevateBio, Fractyl Health, Roivant Sciences, SQZ Biotech.
  • 5 years at founded senior management consulting and investment advisory firm focused on life sciences and technology.

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