Dr. Bilal Zuberi is a Partner at Lux Capital, a bi-coastal early stage venture capital and private equity firm. Bilal partners with entrepreneurs at an early stage, investing in innovative hardware, software and data companies. Previously Bilal was an investor at General Catalyst Partners in Boston where he invested in robotics, medical diagnostics and energy.
Bilal is passionate about first-time entrepreneurs and co-founded RoughDraft.vc, a venture firm focused on student startups. He is a founding Board member of StartLabs.org, and co-founded the annual University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium. Bilal was a co-founder of GEO2 Technologies, an advanced materials company that also spun out Bio2 Technologies, and was a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group.
Bilal has a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his technical work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and in more than 30 patents and applications. He was also a visiting scientist at PNNL/DOE Labs.