Dr. Jia is the Founder of Octagon Capital and has served as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer since 2019. Prior to founding Octagon Capital, Dr. Jia served as Managing Director at Hillhouse Capital Management. Before Hillhouse Capital Management, Dr. Jia was an investment analyst at BVF Partners and a management consultant at McKinsey’s New York office. Dr. Jia started his career as a research fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He received his Ph.D. in Immunology from Cornell University Weill Medical College and a B.S. with first honor in Biological Sciences from Sun Yat-sen University.