Sasha K. Said is a Vice President at Leerink Transformation Partners (LTP). Sasha has over 8 years of private and public equity, venture capital and digital health experience.
Prior to joining LTP, Sasha was an investor at Waypoint Capital, where she managed US/European diligence for over 700 deals. She was responsible for building the Investment Review Group at Waypoint, which functioned as the corporate venture capital/growth equity arm in addition to creating the foundation for the firm’s US/UK strategy for digital health investments. She also contributed as a key team member in the launch of a life science PE/VC fund, Gurnet Point Capital. Prior to Waypoint, Sasha was a Long/Short/Private Equity Analyst at Water Asset Management, a hedge fund focused on investable trends in the global water sector. Sasha is also a Board member of Rimedio, an early stage pharma services company for which she is an angel investor.
Sasha earned her BA in business economics and East Asian history from Brown University where she was also a rower. She enjoys supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship even outside of work, using it to empower children through volunteer programs like Build, WeThrive, and Venture For America. When indulging in pure fun you can find her running along the North Shore, playing tennis or hockey, singing, spending time with her family or training her 2 Bengals that she pretends are dogs.