Dr. Graham Crooke, General Partner
Graham Crooke brings over 26 years of venture capital experience and six years of medical and operating experience. Prior to co-founding Helix Ventures in 2008 he led the life sciences investment effort at Asset Management Company. Graham also co-founded and was a partner at Ticonderoga Capital, a private equity firm that was spun out of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., a New York investment bank, in 1997. At Ticonderoga, he was responsible for evaluating and monitoring a broad portfolio of health care investments from three partnerships. Before helping to form Ticonderoga, he was a partner of Dillon Read Venture Capital and vice president of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., where he was responsible for evaluating and managing life sciences investments.
Graham graduated in 1983 with an MB.BS. degree in medicine (M.D. equivalent) from the University of Western Australia and spent three years as a practicing physician at teaching hospitals in Perth, Australia. He received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1988, where he was a student in Pitch Johnson’s venture capital class. He sits on the board of several private companies.