Justin Zhang, Ph.D.

Justin focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including biopharma, digital health and healthcare IT, technology-enabled healthcare services, medical devices, and diagnostics. Prior to Norwest, Justin worked at a biotech startup where he worked in corporate strategy and business development roles responsible for platform collaboration deals and asset level out-licensing opportunities. Before that, he […]

John McNeil

John focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology-enabled healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostics, and biopharma. Prior to Norwest, John spent three years at ClearView Healthcare Partners, a boutique strategy consulting firm that works primarily with life sciences clients. While at ClearView, he advised biotech, medtech, and pharma […]

Gabrielle Rush

Gabrielle focuses on seed to late-stage venture investments in the consumer internet space with an emphasis on marketplaces, SaaS, fintech, and digital commerce. Before joining Norwest, Gabrielle was a growth investor on the Consumer & Internet team at TPG Growth. Prior to that, she worked at Credit Suisse as an Investment Banking Analyst in the […]

Sam Lesser

Sam focuses on venture opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology-enabled healthcare services, and medical devices. Prior to joining Norwest, Sam was with Bain & Company where he worked on projects across healthcare private equity, hardware, and artificial intelligence. Sam graduated from Columbia University.

Bayan Alizadeh

Bayan focuses on early to late-stage venture investments across a wide range of sectors at Norwest, with an emphasis on the enterprise and infrastructure spaces. Prior to joining Norwest, Bayan was an analyst in the technology investment banking group at Morgan Stanley in Menlo Park where he worked on a variety of transactions including the […]