Mr. Wert is a Principal at Longitude Capital. Mr. Wert was previously with Longitude Capital from 2008 to 2012, and re-joined in 2016. Before that, he was a Vice President at Warburg Pincus where he focused on healthcare investments. Prior to joining Longitude Capital, Mr. Wert worked in the Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch. Mr. Wert is a board observer at Murj, Somatus and WelbeHealth. He previously served as a board observer at California Cryobank (acquired by GI Partners). Mr. Wert holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arbuckle Leadership Fellow and received a Certificate in Social Innovation and Public Management. He received his B.A. in Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology and in Economics with honors from Whitman College, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.