Speakers

Jeffrey S. Karan

Jeffrey S. Karan
Managing Partner
WaveEdge Capital

Jeff brings over 30 years of investment banking and corporate advisory experience to WaveEdge Capital. WaveEdge is a healthcare-only merchant bank that specializes in M&A, capital raises, strategic partnerships and investment in therapeutic, device, diagnostic, services, and digital health companies. While boutique in size, its team has global reach, extensive operating experience, and deep scientific and medical expertise.

Jeff started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1980 and later moved to Goldman Sachs where he worked through the early 1990s. He has participated in over $5B in investment banking transactions and has extensive knowledge of the capital raising and M&A process. In addition, Jeff has advised clients on corporate strategy, business valuation, and a wide range of investment and strategic partnership structures.

Jeff holds an MBA from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business Administration (Tuck Scholar) and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. He later received an MA in Comparative Philosophy and Religion on the west coast. Jeff was recently named to the Connected Health Conference Advisory Board 2017, a merger of the Partners Connected Health Symposium and the Personal Connected Health Alliance's Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit). Jeff is an avid skier and cyclist and is passionate about philosophy, the history of ideas, poker theory, and global economic analysis.

Session

Financing Strategies for Precision Medicine Ventures
Plenary Session
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM