Jim Graham joined the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute in 2014. Jim brings over a decade of experience in life sciences finance, commercialization and entrepreneurship. He started his career in the West Coast office of Alex.Brown, the U.S. investment banking division of Deutsche Bank. In 2004, Jim worked at Biogen Idec before moving to the Boston Office of McKinsey & Co. As a member of McKinsey’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Products practice Jim served leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device clients. In 2009, Jim joined Sante Ventures, an early stage life sciences venture capital firm based in Austin. Jim holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences with Honors from Stanford, an S.M. in Biomedical Sciences from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and an MBA from MIT Sloan. He also is holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.