Phill Gross

Phill Gross

Formal First Name
Phillip (Phill)

Phill Gross is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Adage Capital Management, a multi-billion money management firm focused on managing S&P 500 assets. He is also responsible for managing the healthcare portfolios at Adage. Gross is a renowned figure in the financial world who has followed the healthcare therapeutics industry for over 36 years. Prior to founding Adage in 2001, he was a Healthcare and Retail Analyst, Equity Research Director, and Partner at the Harvard Management Company. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, he is highly involved in philanthropic activities in the community. He is a Founder and Treasurer of Strategic Grant Partners, a consortium of family foundations advocating for systemic change in the areas of education and family services in Massachusetts.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Vice President of the Board of Directors of Youth Enrichment Services 
  • Governing Trustee of the Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Member of the Steve Hawk Center for Applied Securities Analysis Advisory Board 
  • Member of the T2 Foundation Board of Directors 


  • Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UW Business School in 2006 
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award from the UW Alumni Association in 2019