THE VALUE OF MERCK GHI FUND
While GHI has been established as a LLC to ensure agile decision making, our close corporate relationship with Merck/MSD provides portfolio companies with an array of powerful opportunities:
- Access to leading science, supply chain, commercial channel, marketing and regulatory experts
- Connections to Merck/MSD's global operations and talent in more than 140 countries
Our investment team collectively brings over 100 years of experience in investing in and operating healthcare and digital health companies.
GHI prides itself on establishing mutually respectful, committed and open partnerships with investors and portfolio companies' leadership teams.
Bill Taranto - Managing Director
Mr. Taranto is the Managing Director of the GHI Fund. Bill has over 25 years of health care experience with 12 years experience in adjacency health care investing. In addition to his experience in venture investing, Bill brings experience in evaluating new business models, sales and marketing operations, and investment banking.
Max Kahn - Investment Principal
Mr. Kahn is an Investment Principal responsible for identifying investment opportunities in emerging health care solutions and services, with a particular emphasis on solutions for ElderCare, Remote Monitoring, Wellness, and Transitions in Care. Max brings nearly 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical and health care business development. Max also brings strategy consulting and investment banking experience.
David Rubin - Investment Principal
Dr. Rubin is an Investment Principal responsible for identifying investment opportunities in emerging health care solutions and services, with a particular emphasis on solutions for Personalized Medicine and Point of Care Diagnostics. David brings over 20 years of health care experience rooted in deep science. In addition, David previously founded and ran a venture backed R&D software and content products company.
Dave Stevenson - Investment Principal
Mr. Stevenson is an Investment Principal responsible for identifying investment opportunities in emerging health care solutions and services, as well as overall responsibility for managing the GHI portfolio and operations. Dave brings over 20 years of healthcare strategy and innovation expertise to the GHI team. His experience includes operational roles with healthcare companies, in addition to a decade of strategy consulting experience.
Joe Volpe - Investment Principal
Mr. Volpe is an Investment Principal responsible for identifying investment opportunities in Health Information Technology. Joe has over 25 years of experience in health care innovation and health care investing. Joe brings a strong technical engineering background coupled with an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies in the health care industry.
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