Robert W. Liptak is a Senior Managing Director in Blackstone Life Sciences group, having joined Blackstone as part of its acquisition of Clarus in December of 2018. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Liptak was a was a co-Founder and Managing Director of Clarus since the firm's inception in 2005.
Mr. Liptak has over 25 years of experience in the investment management industry focusing primarily on the establishment and management of various investment management businesses. Prior to Clarus he was a General Partner at MPM Capital, a healthcare venture capital firm. From 1995 to 2001 Mr. Liptak was a Partner with the Geometry Group, a diversified asset management firm focused on establishing investment management firms. From 1992 to 1995, he was Vice President of Finance for Global Asset Management (USA) Inc. and began his career in 1986 with Price Waterhouse where he was a Manager in their Capital Markets Group. Mr. Liptak currently serves on The Board of Trustees at LaSalle University.
Mr. Liptak is a Certified Public Accountant and received his MBA from Columbia University.