Will Manidis    Founder   Previously, Will was the Managing Partner at  First Round Capital 's  Dorm Room Fund , where he led investments in life sciences, machine learning, and frontier tech. He researched interpretability problems in machine learning systems at  Foundation Medicine , pioneered few-shot learning systems for EHR data and led product for  PathwaysAI , and was a visiting researcher at  Immuneering .  In his free time, Will frequents independent bookstores, obsesses over Boston public transit, and races sailboats. He loves reading about abstraction, organizational theory, and internet culture.

Will Manidis

Founder

Previously, Will was the Managing Partner at First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund, where he led investments in life sciences, machine learning, and frontier tech. He researched interpretability problems in machine learning systems at Foundation Medicine, pioneered few-shot learning systems for EHR data and led product for PathwaysAI, and was a visiting researcher at Immuneering.

In his free time, Will frequents independent bookstores, obsesses over Boston public transit, and races sailboats. He loves reading about abstraction, organizational theory, and internet culture.

Gaurav Kaushik, PhD    Founder   Previously, Gaurav led the real world data franchise at  Foundation Medicine Inc . (acq. by  Roche ), where he scaled enterprise data solutions and data science. He also led product innovation, hybrid/edge computing, and cancer informatics at  Seven Bridges  (Cambridge, MA).  Gaurav received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, a PhD in Bioengineering from UC San Diego, and an NIH fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the National Biomedical Engineering Society.  In his free time, Gaurav enjoys hiking with his wife and two dogs, spinning up data/ML projects, and reading voraciously.

Gaurav Kaushik, PhD

Founder

Previously, Gaurav led the real world data franchise at Foundation Medicine Inc. (acq. by Roche), where he scaled enterprise data solutions and data science. He also led product innovation, hybrid/edge computing, and cancer informatics at Seven Bridges (Cambridge, MA).

Gaurav received a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, a PhD in Bioengineering from UC San Diego, and an NIH fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the National Biomedical Engineering Society.

In his free time, Gaurav enjoys hiking with his wife and two dogs, spinning up data/ML projects, and reading voraciously.

Lara Yuan    Founder   Previously, Lara led corporate affairs at Axovant Gene Therapies and prior to that, built data-enabled products and services at Foundation Medicine, focused on improving clinical trial enrollment. She is also experienced in product marketing, market research and strategy, including consulting at Boston Biomedical Consultants (acquired by IQVIA), where she provided market analysis to most major diagnostics companies.  Lara received a BA in Chemistry from Princeton University, where she studied protein folding and function and ligand-binding dynamics.  In her free time, Lara tries various dance classes, explores the hidden corners of Boston, cheers on other women in STEM and apparently only reads medical nonfiction. She is taking book recommendations.

Lara Yuan

Founder

Previously, Lara led corporate affairs at Axovant Gene Therapies and prior to that, built data-enabled products and services at Foundation Medicine, focused on improving clinical trial enrollment. She is also experienced in product marketing, market research and strategy, including consulting at Boston Biomedical Consultants (acquired by IQVIA), where she provided market analysis to most major diagnostics companies.

Lara received a BA in Chemistry from Princeton University, where she studied protein folding and function and ligand-binding dynamics.

In her free time, Lara tries various dance classes, explores the hidden corners of Boston, cheers on other women in STEM and apparently only reads medical nonfiction. She is taking book recommendations.