Shomesh E. Chaudhuri
Dr. Shomesh E. Chaudhuri co-founded QLS Advisors in 2019 and currently serves as the firm’s CEO and Co-CIO. Dr. Chaudhuri has developed portfolio intelligence platforms for several biopharma companies, consulting directly with CEOs, CFOs, and their staffs to help align their financing structures with their scientific and medical objectives. He has also led the development of the firm’s core analytics platform, including QLS’s machine-learning driven forecasts of clinical trial outcomes, and has overseen the implementation of the entire QLS technology infrastructure and computational architecture. Prior to QLS, Dr. Chaudhuri was a postdoctoral associate at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he designed new funding vehicles and business models to access previously untapped pools of capital to support biomedical innovation. He has published articles in top finance and biotech journals including JAMA Oncology, the Journal of Financial Economics, and Management Science and is the co-author of the textbook Healthcare Finance: Modern Financial Analysis for Accelerating Biomedical Innovation. He holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Harvard University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.