Jay Rughani is a partner on the Bio + Health investing team, where he focuses on software, data, and marketplace companies across healthcare and life sciences.
Prior to a16z, Jay worked at Flatiron Health (acquired by Roche). There, he helped to build some of the company’s first data & analytics software products used by biopharmaceutical companies to study real-world cancer care. He went on to develop numerous commercial partnerships with large biopharma companies, smaller biotechs, and other research organizations.
Previously, Jay advised large healthcare and technology organizations on corporate growth initiatives at Deloitte and supported various go-to-market, product, and fundraising efforts at DealerMatch (acquired by Cox Enterprises).
Jay received a B.A. in Mathematics & Economics at Emory University and grew up in Clearwater, FL, and London, UK.