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About Christy Wyskiel

Senior Adviser to the President for Enterprise Development
Office of Enterprise Development

Christy Wyskiel is the president’s senior adviser for enterprise development, responsible for university commercialization of faculty discoveries and inventions and for cultivating the Johns Hopkins University’s growing relationships with entrepreneurs and the business community.

She succeeded to the position in January 2014 after joining the university in a transitional role the previous year.

As an entrepreneur and investor, Wyskiel started, supported and analyzed businesses in health care and the life sciences for nearly 20 years before joining Johns Hopkins. She co-founded two Baltimore-based companies with Johns Hopkins faculty members, serving as an executive of both, and served as a formal and informal advisor to many other start-ups.

Previously, Wyskiel was a managing director at Maverick Capital Ltd., a long-short equity hedge fund with more than $12 billion under management. She established there a record of successful investing in public and private health care companies. She also has worked as a health care and medical technology stock analyst at T. Rowe Price.

Wyskiel earned an MBA from New York University in 1996 after graduating from Williams College in 1994.