Keno Gutierrez


Merck Ventures
Gustav Mahlerplein 84 A
Toyo lto Building, 13th Floor
1082 MA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Keno Gutierrez, PhD, MBA, joined the Healthcare team as an Investment Director in 2017. Previously, he worked at Omega Funds, where he invested in public and private healthcare companies, participating in direct investments and secondaries. Before joining Omega in 2014, Keno was an associate at Piper Jaffray’s Healthcare Investment Banking group, advising biopharma and medtech companies on corporate finance, cross-border M&A and licensing. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2010, he spent four years as a consultant at IMS Health, advising pharma clients on portfolio strategy and commercial operations. Keno is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, holds a PhD in Genetics from University College in London and an MBA from INSEAD. His research in lipid metabolism has been published in the top scientific journal Nature. Keno is based in Amsterdam.