CHAI AND GUPSHUP WITH DANISH MUNIR

CHAI AND GUPSHUP WITH DANISH MUNIR

2023sun29jan12:00 PMCHAI AND GUPSHUP WITH DANISH MUNIR12:00 PM

Event Details

Time

(Sunday) 12:00 PM

Speakers for this event

  • Danish Munir

    Danish Munir

    Founding Partner, GreyMatter Capital

    Danish Munir is a healthcare entrepreneur and investor, and currently serves as Founding Partner at GreyMatter Capital, a VC firm dedicated to unlocking breakthrough progress in mental health and wellbeing. They believe we are in the early innings of a dramatic sea change, creating new opportunities and transforming a range of under-served $100B+ markets across behavioral healthcare, neurological disease, and broader consumer mental wellness. Danish also founded, and continues to serve on Investment Committee for Watershed Ventures, a VC firm that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs from non-traditional backgrounds to cause transformative change in industries that matter, including healthcare.
    Most recently, Danish served as CTO & Co-founder at Genoa Telepsychiatry and CIO at Optum. Danish and his partners founded 1DocWay in 2011 with a mission of increasing access to behavioral healthcare for the underserved. Over the course of 10 years, Danish and his partners led 1DocWay through incubation, venture financing, an exit /PE recap in 2015 and then another exit to Optum in 2018 as the largest provider of telepsychiatry services in the nation, currently serving over 250k+ Medicaid appointments per year.
    Previously Danish worked at Microsoft on improving online safety technologies (phishing, malware, spam and pornography content filtering) and Lehman Brothers (Algorithmic Equity Research and Valuation). He studied Computer Engineering and Finance at UPenn and Wharton respectively.
    Danish grew up in Karachi, and considers both Karachi and New York home. His interests include cutting edge developments in mental health and therapeutics, ultimate frisbee and live music. Danish serves on the board of Emgage, and previously on the board of Muppies.

    Founding Partner, GreyMatter Capital