Mr. Siletto joins from Vivo Capital as Co-Managing Partner

New York, NY – July 11, 2024 J.P. Morgan Private Capital, a venture and growth equity investment team within J.P. Morgan Asset Management Alternatives, today announced its next phase of growth with the hiring of industry veteran Joseph Siletto as a new Managing Partner alongside Anya Schiess and Gaurav Gupta, M.D., M.S.E, reporting to Stephen Squinto, Ph.D. The expanded team will look to invest in Series B through pre-IPO stage healthcare companies, specifically within the biotechnology, medical devices, health technology and services, and diagnostics and tools subsectors.

“I’m delighted to join the globally esteemed team at J.P. Morgan Life Sciences Private Capital,” said Joseph Siletto, Managing Partner, J.P. Morgan Life Sciences Private Capital. “As part of a world-class investment team, I’m looking forward to leveraging J.P. Morgan’s existing presence in the healthcare sector that we believe will give us a significant sourcing advantage as we seek to identify innovative and transformative healthcare companies.”

Based in Boston, Mr. Siletto has over 25 years of experience investing in the private healthcare space and most recently was Managing Director at Vivo Capital. Prior to this role, he co-founded Scion Medical Technologies.

The expanded platform will look to finance opportunities that aim to enhance disease treatment and patient outcomes while reducing costs through several key initiatives, including but not limited to: supporting innovative treatment methods, utilizing cutting-edge technology, applying increased computing power with artificial intelligence to develop more impactful treatments, improving diagnostic tools for earlier disease detection and prevention, and delivering healthcare solutions to patients in a more cost effective way.

“As advances in biotechnology and artificial intelligence continue to transform the healthcare industry, our expanded team should allow us to take advantage of this transition, and remain a preferred partner for companies looking to implement innovative ways to treat, identify and prevent disease,” said Anya Schiess, Managing Partner, J.P. Morgan Life Sciences Private Capital


Joseph Siletto is Co-Managing Partner of Life Sciences Private Capital (“LSPC”) within J.P. Morgan Private Capital, a division of J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives in J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Joseph joined from Vivo Capital in 2024. While at Vivo, Joseph focused on sourcing investments, executing transactions and serving on the board of directors for growth and private equity companies. Over his time with the firm, he sourced and served on the board of over 10 companies. In addition to his investment and board responsibilities, Joseph also took an active operations role within several portfolio companies. Prior to his time at Vivo, Joseph created the business plan and was the co-founder for Scion Medical Technologies, a company which completed a half dozen acquisitions to build a global, commercial medical device portfolio focused on interventional oncology. Scion was ultimately sold to NYSE-listed Varian Medial and is now part of Siemens. Prior to his time as an entrepreneur and investor, Joseph was an investment banker for Cowen & Company and Bank of America Securities focused on healthcare M&A and capital raising. Joseph has a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.

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