Chart Westcott, Esq. is the COO of Ikarian Capital, LLC a long/short equity biotech focused hedge fund based in Dallas, TX. A native of Dallas, Chart attended Vanderbilt University then returned home to attend SMU Dedman School of Law. Upon graduation he successfully passed the bar and became licensed to practice law in Texas. Chart Westcott began work at Westcott LLC, where he advised the family businesses on legal matters and participated in over 100 business transactions across all asset classes but with a special focus on real estate and venture capital deals. While still retaining interests in family businesses, Mr. Westcott no longer works full time at Westcott LLC. After becoming interested in biotechnology, Chart Westcott co-founded Ikarian Capital, LLC in January 2016. Chart Westcott is a Commissioner on the Texas Real Estate Commission and also serves on the Board of the Dallas County Historical Foundation/the Board of the Sixth Floor Museum.