Parker Cassidy


Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

RA Capital (2020 - 2021)
Boston, MA | Principal, Tools and Diagnostics

Farcast Biosciences / Mitra Biotech (2015 - 2020)
Woburn, MA | Head of Strategy, Chief Commercial Officer

RA Capital (2015)
Boston, MA | Entrepreneur in Residence

Becton Dickinson (2006 - 2014)
Franklin Lakes, NJ | VP

Serologicals / Upstate Biotechnology (2000 - 2006)
Charlottesville, VA | VP

Pratt & Whitney (1996 - 1998)
Hartford, CT | Manufacturing Engineer


University of Virginia (2000)
MBA | Darden School

Boston University (1995)
BS | Mechanical Engineering

Parker is a Partner of the Sands Capital Life Sciences Pulse Strategy and joined Sands Capital in 2021. Parker has 20 years of operational experience with life science tools, diagnostics and device companies in a range of commercial, development and general management roles. In those roles, he’s been accountable for revenue ranging from launch up to $70M annually, he’s led acquisitions and integrations and he’s designed and executed multiple clinical trials. He has been an advisor, investor and board member for private life science companies since 2015. Parker has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.

Investment Strategy
Digital Devices are Enabling a Healthier World
Healthcare companies are leveraging advances in technology to make smarter and smaller medical devices that enable earlier diagnosis and better treatment of disease.

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