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Yizhen Dong
Principal at 11.2 Capital, USA


Yizhen is passionate about working with persevering entrepreneurs who want to change the world, especially in healthcare. Yizhen brings advisory and operations experience from biotechnology and healthcare technology. At 11.2 Capital, Yizhen focuses on the early stage investments in data-driven healthcare, which encompasses computational health, digital therapeutics, and synthetic biology. Prior to 11.2 Capital, Yizhen helped launch Avastin in two cancer indications and developed marketing strategies across the product portfolio at Roche/Genentech. Yizhen was formerly a management consultant at ZS Associates after being a trained sushi chef for 7 years. Yizhen graduated magna cum laude in Economics from Vanderbilt University and received his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Agenda Sessions

  • Discussion Panel: Challenges in the application of AI and Machine Learning in Drug Discovery - Different challenges for different entities