Niranjan Bose is the Managing Director for Health & Life Sciences at Gates Ventures, LLC, where he also serves as a Health & Life Sciences Advisor to Mr. Bill Gates. Gates Ventures' programmatic investments in the Alzheimer’s field include the AD Diagnostics Accelerator, Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF), EQT Dementia Fund, AD Data Initiative and the European Platform for Neurodegenerative Diseases (EPND).
Prior to joining Gates Ventures in 2014, he was the Chief of Staff to the President of the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. During his tenure there, he was responsible for managing a portfolio of vaccine investments focused on pediatric diarrheal and respiratory diseases. This work included leading the Gates Foundation’s cholera and rotavirus vaccine strategies.
Before that, Niranjan worked for the management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group (and SDG Life Sciences), where his engagements with pharma and biotech clients drove strategy development, deal structuring, and portfolio management.
Niranjan holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine, an M.S. in Biological Sciences and a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, in Pilani, India. He also holds a Business Bridge Diploma from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.