Geeta Vemuri

Dr. Vemuri is co-founder of Agent Capital. Prior to Agent Capital, Dr. Vemuri was the Managing Partner of Baxter Ventures and the Managing Partner of Baxalta Ventures, where she led each corporate venture capital arm with more than $300M under management. Prior to Baxter, Dr. Vemuri was a Partner at Quaker Partners where she focused on biotech and healthcare investments. Dr. Vemuri has served on the board of a variety of companies, including Cempra (until its IPO and Dr. Vemuri’s departure in 2011), Covagen (acq. by J&J), Gadeta (acq. by Gilead), Naurex (acq. by Allergan), Ocular Therapeutix, Protez Pharmaceuticals (acq. by Novartis), Syntimmune (acq. by Alexion), and True North Therapeutics (acq. by Bioverativ/Sanofi), among others. Dr. Vemuri received a PhD in biochemistry from Indian Institute of Sciences and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.