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Mary Wheeler

BioRock Ventures

Mary is Founder and Managing Director of BioRock Ventures, a life sciences venture fund investing in therapeutic drug startups. She also leads a Syndicate on AngelList. Mary has over 20 years of experience working with and for biopharma and biotech companies of all sizes as CBO, advisor and in various M&A deal lead, licensing and strategy roles including: the J&J Innovation Center in California, Forest (now Allergan) in New York City, and as a founding team member of a startup in the Boston area (now part of Pfizer) and several dozen early stage ventures.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Mary holds an MBA from MIT Sloan, with a focus on new venture development, a PhD from Princeton, focused on cognitive neuroscience, and a BA from Yale where she ran Track and played Field Hockey. She enjoys any sport, particularly jumping horses and snowboarding.

Mary is Kauffman Fellow Class 18.