Our team has received notable industry recognition with inclusion in the Forbes Midas List, New York Times and CB Insights Top 100 Venture Capitalists, TechCrunch’s VC of the Year Award, SF Business Times 40 Under 40, and more.

INVESTMENT TEAM
Stuart Peterson

MANAGING PARTNER 

Vasudev Bailey, PhD

SENIOR PARTNER

Austin Walne

PARTNER

 
Ameena El-Bibany

PARTNER

Zoe Guttendorf

HEAD OF MARKETING AND INVESTOR RELATIONS

Jeff Kindler

OPERATING PARTNER

 
 
 
 
 
FEATURED PIONEERS
Bahija Jallal, PhD

CEO, IMMUNOCORE

FORMER PRESIDENT, MEDIMMUNE, ASTRAZENECA

Charlene Frizzera

FORMER ACTING ADMINISTRATOR, CMS

Leena Das-Young

FORMER EXECUTIVE, GUARDANT HEALTH, PFIZER, BAYER

Annalisa Jenkins, MD

FORMER HEAD, R&D MERCK SERONO, BOARD MEMBER FASTERCURES

Alan Wright, MD

FORMER CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER, ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS

Craig Herkert

FORMER CEO, WALMART AMERICAS

Fereydoun Firouz

FORMER CHAIRMAN, CEO, STALLERGENES GREER

William Carson, MD

FORMER CEO, OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT CORP

Michael Yang

FORMER PRESIDENT, IMMUNOLOGY AND CNS, JANSSEN

Angelika Fretzen, PhD

EXECUTIVE TEAM, WYSS INSTITUTE AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Elizabeth Griffiths, MD

HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY,

CANCER CENTER

Michael Aberman, MD

FORMER SVP, STRATEGY AND IR, REGENERON

Raghav Chari, PhD

CEO, MANZARA THERAPEUTICS

Thomas Lönngren

FORMER HEAD, THE EUROPEAN MEDICINES AGENCY

Mike Miller, PhD

DIRECTOR OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, JOHNS HOPKINS

Simon Helfgott, MD

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, BWH, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Hetty Carraway, MD

HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY, CLEVELAND CLINIC

Prashant Mali, PhD

BIOENGINEERING, UC SAN DIEGO

Wendy Mayer

FORMER HEAD OF STRATEGY, PFIZER

 
 
 
2021 FELLOWS
 
Nezar Abdennur, PhD

POSTDOC, MIT

Reuben Hogan

MD/PHD CANDIDATE, UCSF

Omair Khan

MD/PHD CANDIDATE, STANFORD

Coco Bryant

MD CANDIDATE, UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

Julian Horwitz, MD

TRANSPLANT SURGERY FELLOW, UCLA

Quang Nguyen

PHD CANDIDATE, OXFORD

Fatima Enam, PhD

POSTDOC, STANFORD

Eriona Hysolli, PhD

POSTDOC, HARVARD

Tom Thomas, MRCP

PHD CANDIDATE, OXFORD

OPERATIONS TEAM
 
Robert Riemer

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Megan Daugherty

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

Jeff Sheedy

DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

Jamie Taylor

DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL MARKETING EMEA