DIRECTOR AT FORTRESS INVESTMENT GROUP
Mr. LiPuma is a Director in Fortress’s Intellectual Property Group, where he focuses on a wide variety of investment opportunities in connection with intellectual property, life sciences, and academic institutions. Prior to joining Fortress in 2018, Mr. LiPuma headed business development for Kastle Therapeutics, a private equity backed biotechnology company acquiring ultra-orphan drugs. Before joining Kastle, he was with OrbiMed Advisors, a life sciences focused asset management firm. At OrbiMed he worked on royalty monetizations, direct lending to late development stage and early commercial stage life sciences companies, and several private equity transactions focused on acquiring legacy assets from big pharma. He started his career as an investment banker at Leerink Partners. Mr. LiPuma holds a B.A. from Hamilton College.