Vijay Lathi is a Managing Director of New Leaf Ventures Partners. He has been with New Leaf since its founding in 2005. Prior to New Leaf, Vijay was a partner at the Sprout Group, which he joined in 1998. He also worked as an analyst in the Healthcare Venture Capital Group at Robertson Stephens & Co. and Cornerstone Research, an economic and financial consulting firm. Vijay graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University where he received his BS and MS in chemical engineering, with an emphasis on the application of engineering to life science technology.