Omar Khalil Promoted to Senior Associate and Jim Graham Joins as Senior Associate
Austin, Texas–May 18, 2009–Santé Ventures, an early-stage life sciences venture capital firm, announced today the promotion of Omar Khalil to Senior Associate and the addition of Jim Graham, who joins the firm as a Senior Associate.
“Omar has made a tremendous contribution to the firm since he first joined us two years ago. My partners and I are pleased to recognize his outstanding work with this well deserved promotion,” said Santé Ventures Managing Director, Kevin Lalande. “We are also thrilled to welcome Jim to the investment team and look forward to introducing him to our network in the coming months.”
Omar Khalil Omar joined Santé Ventures as an associate in 2007. Previously, he was a management consultant in the Healthcare practice of McKinsey & Company where he served leading medical device and healthcare service companies on a broad range of growth and strategy-related topics. Omar received his MSE and BSE summa cum laude in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Jim Graham Jim joins Santé Ventures as a senior associate. Most recently, Jim was an engagement manager in the Healthcare practice of McKinsey & Company. Prior to McKinsey, he was an analyst in the technology investment banking group of Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown and a business development manager at Extensity, Inc. Jim received his MS and MBA degrees through the Harvard-MIT Biomedical Enterprise Program and received his BS with Honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.
About Santé Ventures
Santé Ventures is a life sciences venture capital firm that invests exclusively in early-stage companies developing innovative new medical technologies or healthcare delivery models. The firm was founded in 2006 and has $132 million in capital under management in its debut fund. For more information, please visit www.santeventures.com