Mr. de Groot brings over 20 year of finance and biotechnology expertise to NKMax. Most recently, Will established an investment fund focused on memory care/assisted living. Mr. de Groot currently works directly for a well-regarded family office based in Los Angeles while advising several private equity funds. Previously, he was a Partner at a Boston-based Venture Capital Firm investing over $750 M for the biotech and healthcare technology space. Mr. de Groot spent the early part of his career in regulatory and commercial executive positions at Novartis, GSK and Millennium Pharmaceuticals/Takeda and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. de Groot has guest lectured on the subject of venture investing and entrepreneurship at the University of California at Los Angeles, Cal State Los Angeles, Boston University and the University of Chicago.