David Katz Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 1
  • Portfolio
  • 1

David Katz General Information


Dr. David Katz is the Founder and serves as CSO and President at Sparrow Pharmaceuticals. He served as Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member at Sparrow Pharmaceuticals. He also serves as Advisor at VectorPoint Ventures. He is an Angel Investor. He had diverse pharmaceutical industry roles at Abbott from 1995-2012, and its successor AbbVie in 2013. Just prior to leaving to start Sparrow Pharmaceuticals, he led cross-functional teams for the clinical development of several experimental drugs. Previously, David initiated Abbott's pharmacogenetics program, built and led a clinical pharmacogenetics laboratory, provided personalized medicine strategic support for clinical trial teams across multiple therapeutic areas, and collaborated with commercial colleagues to map the potential of personalized medicine. He also led a joint research program with Myriad Genetics to discover new drug targets and lead compounds for major depression and research collaboration with Genset SA to find genetic risk factors for drug-induced liver injury. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biochemistry & Biophysics from Yale University in 1992.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 920 South West 6th Avenue
  • Suite 1200
  • Portland, OR 97204
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

David Katz Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
00 0000000000 01-Jul-2019 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
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David Katz Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Katz Ph.D Angel Investor 0 Portland, OR
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David Katz Co-Investors (5)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Allen Caviles 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Esther Dyson 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Howard Ecker 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
James Kelly 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Robert Topping 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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