Red Sky Partners

Red Sky Partners is a team of
biotechnology industry veterans:


Pamela Hay


  • Lead negotiator on more than 100 licensing, partnering and M&A life sciences deals, including managing the selling, buying and diligence processes.
  • Headed business development, legal and IP functions at private and public biotech companies, including during private and IPO financings.
  • Previously held CBO and senior management roles at Domantis, Dyax, Avant and Biogen, and has been a business strategy consultant for several biotech companies.
  • Co-founder and President, Visgo Therapeutics, Inc.
  • BA in Biology from Cornell University; JD from the University of Wisconsin School of Law




photo: Pamela Hay


Tim Surgenor


  • Executive responsibility for assessment, due diligence and execution of significant business transactions as seller or buyer and led closure of numerous private and public financings.
  • Extensive experience in global product development, approval and launch.
  • Prior C-level and EVP positions at Genzyme, Haemonetics, Cyberkinetics and BioSurface Technology.
  • Current Board member and Audit committee chair at NeuroMetrix; Director, Precision Ventures.
  • BA in Biochemistry from Williams College; MBA from Harvard Business School




Tim’s 25 year career in biotechnology, cell therapy and medical device general management includes experience as a founder of three start-up companies as well as senior executive assignments at two of Massachusetts’ top 20 healthcare companies. In these roles he has had extensive line management experience with a particular focus on business development transactions, new product development and launch, investor relations and corporate finance.


Prior to founding Red Sky Partners in early 2009, Tim was President and CEO of Cyberkinetics NeuroTechnology Systems, Inc. His previous positions include EVP of Haemonetics Corporation, President of Genzyme Tissue Repair, the cell therapy division of Genzyme Corporation, and EVP and CFO of BioSurface Technology. Tim serves on the Board of Directors of NeuroMetrix, Inc., a medical device company, and the Charles River School in Dover, MA. Tim received a B.A. in Biochemistry from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


Key Advisors


      Geoffrey Cox, PhD

      Richard Douglas, PhD

      Greg Phelps  




photo: Tim Surgenor