Ron Belldegrun has been an IMGC Steering Committee member since in 2021. Ron is co-founder and CEO of ByHeart, a baby nutrition company that makes evolved foods and formulas along the pregnancy to toddler nourishment continuum. Founded in 2016, ByHeart is dedicated to empowering parents everywhere with feeding choices that build a healthier foundation for their babies’ lives to follow. ByHeart products are crafted with next-to-nature quality, leading nutrition science, and ingredient transparency to sit at the forefront of immune, cognitive, digestive and microbiome health. With ownership of manufacturing and research & development facilities, ByHeart is on track to become the 4th fully-integrated, FDA-registered baby nutrition company in the US. Ron brings over a decade of investing experience in healthcare and infant formula to ByHeart’s innovation. He founded Consumer Health Ventures (CHV), a company that invests in businesses that improve lives. Prior to CHV, Ron spent eight years at Visium Asset Management, a healthcare focused investment fund where he was responsible for a $1B portfolio across Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health investments. He is an active board member of the Vagelos Lifescience and Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania / Wharton. Ron graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Major in Biological Basis of Behavior and a Minor in Healthcare Management in Wharton.