Industry Insights: Leadership, Investing, and Decision-Making
Leadership, Investing, and Decision-Making:
The COO Perspective
Guest Speaker: Alexandria Fisk
About the Speaker
Alexandria Fisk is the COO at Casdin Capital. She joined the company in 2019 after 4 years as an independent consultant and advisor to growth-focused companies including Casdin Capital, where she has worked closely with the Investment Team for two years prior to taking on the COO role. A New York-based leading Life Sciences investment firm focused on innovations in molecular medicine that is currently reshaping Life Sciences and healthcare. With an eye to long-term returns and disruptive technologies, Casdin Capital is a recognized expert investing in over 100 private companies and benefiting from its position at the crossroads of the science and investment communities. As trusted investor-partners in both private and public companies, Casdin Capital collaborates with industry leaders to fuel their visions, adding energy, insight, and experience.
Prior to joining Casdin, Alex ran her own consultancy business working with technology companies as an advisor on strategy and advancing performance. Previously, Alex worked for a high-growth startup as a General Manager of a $100m product line. Alex began her career at UBS as a Business Analyst in London and progressed to the role of the COO of Macro Research, based in New York.
Alex holds a B.A (Hons) in Management from the University of Nottingham, she is CIMA qualified and holds a Masters in Integrated Marketing from NYU. Originally from the UK, she currently lives and works in New York.