February 10, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Will Canestaro, PhD, Managing Director of WRF Capital, will present “The First 10 Calls Every Entrepreneur Should Make.”
Dr. Canestaro is focused on investments in biotechnology and engineering, as well as supporting the Foundation’s grant-making activities. His portfolio includes companies across sectors. Currently, he manages WRF’s investments in Arzeda, Bellwether Bio, Phase Genomics, Icosavax, EpiThany and Wibotic. His professional background includes health economic and outcomes consulting for organizations including the National Pharmaceutical Council, Genentech and AstraZeneca. He has extensive experience with comparative effectiveness research and program development through roles with Generation Health and Correlagen in the Boston area.
Dr. Canestaro earned his doctorate from the University of Washington’s School of Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program. He received an M.Sc. in medical anthropology from Oxford University and an A.B. in medical sociology from Dartmouth College.