Rich Ganz

Executive in Residence

Richard Ganz is a life sciences executive with over thirty years of experience in multinational pharma/device companies and venture-backed startups. He spent the first twenty years of his career at Abbott Laboratories, holding various positions in Sales, Marketing and General Management. His last position was Vice President and General Manager, Vascular Medicine. He joined Baxter Healthcare in 2001 as President, Renal North America. In 2004 he moved to Boston to join OmniSonics Medical Technologies as President and CEO. From 2012 to 2014 he was the Chief Operating Officer of Piramal Critical Care, a global leader in anesthetics. He founded RGA LifeSciences, a healthcare advisory company in 2014; assisting companies with formation, strategic planning and fundraising.

He has served on several private and one public company board of directors. He also has been an executive in residence at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Chicago.

Mr. Ganz received his M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota.

Rich Ganz Executive in Residence Kairos Ventures