John L. Brooks III
Head of Business Development
John L. Brooks III is the Managing Director of Healthcare Capital LLC, which advises early-stage life sciences companies. Mr. Brooks is on the board of a number of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, and he recently managed as CEO and President a Phase III biotechnology company’s reverse merger. Mr. Brooks is the former President & Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Joslin Diabetes Center, a Boston based diabetes research, clinical care, and education organization.
Mr. Brooks is a well-known life sciences executive. He has co-founded seven life sciences companies. He was a co-founder of Prism Venture Partners, a $1.25B venture capital firm. Prior to that, Mr. Brooks was a senior medical device executive at Pfizer, and a senior manager at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Boston, MA, where he focused on early stage companies. A native of Massachusetts, he holds an M.S. in Business Administration and a B.B.A. cum laude from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and he is a Certified Public Accouant.