Ron is a Venture Partner at Compound focused on areas spanning life sciences, machine learning, and crypto. Previously, Ron was a tech lead at GoogleX, where he led projects and research spanning life sciences, machine learning, and quantum computing. He is also an advisor and angel investor to several companies advancing biotechnology, digital health, and web3/crypto adoption. Ron helped build the machine learning team at System1 Biosciences, leading the analysis of multi-omics and imaging datasets to identify phenotypes of neuropsychiatric diseases in cerebral organoids. He earned his BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science at Johns Hopkins, where he developed novel machine learning algorithms as part of the VisionLab and started the nonprofit MedHacks.