Executive in Residence, Columbia Technology Ventures
Lee Rauch has held roles as CEO, CBO, and SVP, Corporate Development in her 30+ years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Lee has built successful companies ranging from pre-clinical research to advanced clinical development, led the multi-billion dollar of a public company, and secured financing for private biotech companies. She holds a BA in Chemistry from Arizona State University and an MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Lee is a founding member of McKinsey & Co.’s Pharmaceutical Practice. Currently, Lee mentors entrepreneurs and inventors at Columbia University to facilitate the transfer of research innovations from the lab to the market and provide direction to start-up activities. She serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Fortress Biotech and Managing Director at Cervantes Life Science Partners, LLC.