Vivek Ramaswamy
CEO
Roivant

Vivek Ramaswamy is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Roivant Sciences. Roivant is a new type of pharma company with a fundamentally different approach to pharma R&D through technology. Roivant has developed over 40 medicines and recently signed a $3B partnership with a large Japanese pharma company. Mr. Ramaswamy was born in Cincinnati and graduated as valedictorian of St. Xavier High School, where he was a competitive tennis player. He graduated summa cum laude in Biology from Harvard College and began his career as a successful biotech investor and partner at QVT, a New York hedge fund. He continued to work as an investor while earning his law degree at Yale Law School, where he was a recipient of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship. In 2020, Mr. Ramaswamy served on Ohio’s coronavirus task force. Mr. Ramaswamy also serves on the board of directors of The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, a nonpartisan think tank focused on expanding economic opportunity to those who least have it. He has authored numerous articles and op-eds, which have appeared in The Wall Street Journal,The New York Times,The Dispatch, and Harvard Business Review. In 2020, he emerged as a prominent national commentator on issues relating to shared American identity, appearing on Fox Business, Tucker Carlson Tonight, and other forums. The launch of his forthcoming book, The launch of his forthcoming book about Woke capital is expected next year.