Nirusan Rajakulendran is a life sciences and healthcare analyst with MaRS Market Intelligence. He provides market insight services to entrepreneurs and the technology transfer community in Ontario. Prior to joining MaRS, Nirusan worked for the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization, where he played a role in launching a program targeted at helping high-potential companies prepare for Series A venture financing. He also previously worked in the medical department at GlaxoSmithKline Inc., where he was responsible for managing and reviewing medical education funding proposals from universities, hospitals, medical organizations and patient groups. Nirusan has a bachelor of science in molecular biology and a master in biotechnology from the University of Toronto. He is currently pursuing a certificate in financial analysis and investment management at the University of Toronto.