Vik Bajaj unveils Foresite's new incubator, looking to hatch future giants crossing tech and healthcare
When it comes to harnessing data for healthcare and the life sciences, a rich infrastructure of expansive data collected and measured with the right tools are essential to uncover new insights and advance new products. And to build that, you need access to diverse talents backed by a patient investor.
Just ask Vik Bajaj. The former UC Berkeley researcher first left academia for Verily, Google’s foray into life sciences, where he saw the methods of marrying computation and biology were nearing maturity. After a few years as CSO there he moved on to Grail working towards the early detection of cancer — another data intensive endeavor — before landing his current role as managing director of Foresite Capital.
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