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Rachna Khosla

Senior Vice President, Business Development, Amgen

Rachna Khosla serves as a Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development at Amgen. Rachna leads a team that is responsible for all business development activities across Amgen, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing/collaborations, search and evaluation, alliance and integration management, Amgen Ventures and strategy. During her tenure she has been instrumental in shaping Amgen’s future by bringing the best external innovation to Amgen. Rachna joined Amgen in 2013.
Rachna brings over 28 years of experience with a strategic mind-set for biotech and pharma deal-making. Previously, Rachna was a healthcare M&A banker at Lazard Freres & Co., Credit Suisse, JPMorgan and Salomon Brothers. Rachna also spent 2.5 years at Aventis Capital, Aventis’ corporate venture capital arm, where she was a member of the investment committee and managed a portfolio of assets worth over a $1B. She has been involved with announced deals over $170B in total value.

Rachna received her MBA from Columbia Business School and her BA in Economics from Barnard College, Columbia University. She also attended the London School of Economics for one year while at Barnard.

Rachna is a member of the Board of Directors for the Alliance for SoCal Innovation. Rachna is also a member of the Healthcare Sector Advisory Board for the Partnership Fund for New York City.