President & General Partner, GHI Fund
Bill Taranto is President of the GHI Fund and founding partner since inception in 2010. Bill has more than 30 years of health care experience including over 20 years of healthcare investing. In addition to his experience in venture investing, Bill has more than a decade of management operations experience. Today Bill the chairman of the Merck Innovative Ventures Board, a group that manages the identification and funding of portfolio businesses; and is also Chairman of the GHI Fund LLC Management Board. Prior to joining Merck, Bill spent 18 years at Johnson & Johnson in various venture capital, marketing, sales and business development roles. Before J&J, Bill spent eight years in investment banking. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University.