Aditya Puri | Investment Partner
Xeraya Capital Sdn Bhd | Malaysia

Aditya Puri, Investment Partner, Xeraya Capital Sdn Bhd

Aditya Puri is an Investment Partner at Xeraya Capital, he was part of the founding team that led Xeraya’s carve-out from Khazanah Nasional in 2012. He has more than 20 years of experience and leadership in financing new ventures, corporate investing, and international expansion in life science and technology industries.

Previously, he was a Director in Khazanah Nasional's Life Sciences group, which was responsible for Khazanah's Life Sciences investments. Prior to joining Khazanah, Aditya was based in the greater Boston area working with Healthcare and Cleantech startups affiliated with Harvard and MIT. He evaluated new technologies and worked with inventors at high potential startups, and consulted on growth, customer acquisition, and commercialization strategies. He was also part of the leadership team at Yankee Group, a global technology research and consulting company, where he launched and had full P&L responsibility for a multimillion dollar global licensing and subscription business. He joined them as a consultant covering Asia Pacific, and advised clients on market entry, due diligence, and investment related decisions.

At Boston Scientific, a Fortune 500 medical device manufacturer, Aditya was part of a fivemember team reporting to the CFO responsible for the company's inorganic growth and
corporate development activity. In this role he identified and closed new investment opportunities, and was instrumental in deals that resulted in significant long-term value for the company. He began his career at KPMG.

Aditya has a B.S. from the University of Southern Maine, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and received his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has also passed all parts of the U.S. Uniform CPA Examination.


Biotech Bootcamp @ 09:30

Perspective of a life sciences VC: What are investors looking for in a biotech start-up

back to speakers