Meet & Greet: Longitude Capital [GSAS Business Club event]


Thursday, April 1, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm



Graduate Students and Alumni: RSVP Here

"Longitude Capital specializes in making venture growth investments in biotechnology, medical technology, and health solutions companies. Join us virtually to talk with Dr. Hirsch and Dr. Hu to learn about Longitude Capital and healthcare VC!

Speaker names and bios:


Dr. David Hirsch is a Managing Director and Founder of Longitude Capital. Prior to Longitude Capital, Dr. Hirsch was a Vice President of Pequot Ventures, where he worked in the life sciences practice. Prior to Pequot Ventures, Dr. Hirsch was an Engagement Manager in the pharmaceutical practice of McKinsey & Company. Dr. Hirsch holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a B.A. in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University.


Dr. Johnny Hu is a Vice President at Longitude Capital. Prior to joining Longitude Capital in 2019, he was an Associate at Omega Funds. Dr. Hu completed his Ph.D. in Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Harvard University as a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Dr. Hu holds an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and a A.B., summa cum laude, in Chemical and Physical Biology from Harvard University.


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Additional notes: See attached Word document containing information about Longitude Capital’s fellowship. The event is not specifically about the fellowship (it is more broadly about healthcare VC), but is a venue for students to get to know the firm/industry and potentially decide to apply for the fellowship."


longitude_capital_hgbc_final.pdf6.98 MB
longituderesearchfellow.docx32 KB