Elizabeth Galbut

Founder, SoGal Ventures



Passionate entrepreneur and business designer, Elizabeth Galbut bridges design thinking with traditional strategic management to create innovative ventures that solve major healthcare issues. Elizabeth is a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute College of Art’s MBA/MA Design Leadership dual-degree program. She is also a proud alumnus of Georgetown University and London School of Economics.

As Managing Director of Johns Hopkins Innovation Factory, she led a passionate team of 51 student leaders to foster the entrepreneurial spirit throughout the JHU community. Prior to graduate studies, as a Strategy and Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Elizabeth brought to market strengths in strategic planning, innovation strategy, and economic analysis to a variety of large healthcare clients. Outside of her client-facing roles, she contributed to business development efforts leading to over $200M of new work, and led marketing for the internal Healthcare Innovation initiative.

In May of 2015, Elizabeth was selected as a rising venture investor to participate in the first-cohort of Stanford + 500 Startups Insider’s Guide to Investing in Silicon Valley program. She is excited to begin her career as a Venture Capitalist, as Founding Partner of SoGal Ventures.

MA in Design Leadership, Maryland Institute College of Art



Leadership and Strategic Management