The Innovation Series

FALL 2016


The Fall 2016 event featured a conversation between Thomas Jackiewicz, CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, and Rohit Gupta, Managing Director of Big Sur Ventures (Counsyl, Palantir, Biomeme). Discussion topics included investment trends, fast-growing companies, and how to further unlock innovation in academia.


Tom Jackiewicz

CEO, Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is University of Southern California's internationally renowned health system and research institution.

Rohit Gupta

Managing Director, Big Sur Ventures

Big Sur Ventures is a San Francisco-based angel investment firm with a portfolio of companies worth in total over $29 billion. Investments include Counsyl and Palantir.