//Demystifying Corporate Venture – an introduction to Novartis Venture Fund and our participation in the biotech ecosystem

Demystifying Corporate Venture – an introduction to Novartis Venture Fund and our participation in the biotech ecosystem

June 21, 2017

Giovanni Ferrara
Venture Partner, Novartis Venture Fund

Giovanni Ferrara is a Venture Partner in Cambridge, MA, USA. He joined NVF from portfolio company Sorbent Therapeutics, where he was consulting Chief Business Officer and a consultant to leading west coast venture capital firms. Most recently, Giovanni was consulting Chief Business Officer to Sorbent Therapeutics. Previously, he was Managing Director and General Partner at Burrill & Company and began his venture capital career at GeneChem Management, where in addition to his investing responsibilities, he held operating positions in portfolio companies, including CEO of Targanta Therapeutics. He began his career in healthcare at a cancer treatment center researching experimental therapies. He received his MBA and MSc from McGill University. Giovanni serves on the boards of, E-scape, NeuroVia and Thesan Pharmaceuticals.

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