Mr. Venkataraman joined Avista Capital Partners in 2007. Prior to joining Avista, Mr. Venkataraman was a Vice President in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at Credit Suisse Group AG having worked there from 2001 to 2007. Previously, he worked at GE Healthcare (formerly known as GE Medical Systems).
Mr. Venkataraman holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
He currently serves as a director of OptiNose, Osmotica Holdings, National Spine & Pain Centers and Zest Dental Solutions.