Hub101 Talks: Beth Seidenberg with Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers

Interview lead by Dan Peate founder and General Partner of Peate Ventures.

Dr. Beth Seidenberg focuses on life science investing in digital health and biotech and works with entrepreneurs to develop companies with breakthrough technology for treating patients and improving the delivery of healthcare. Since joining Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2005, Beth has incubated five companies and was the founding CEO of two. She serves on the board of directors of 3-V Biosciences, ARMO Biosciences, Breathe Technologies, FLX, Hixme, Kinsa, Mango Health, Practice Fusion, Progyny and True North; as well as three publicly traded companies: Atara Bio (ATRA), Epizyme (EPZM) and Tesaro (TSRO).  

KPCB has invested in high level companies such as Google, Nest, Amazon, AirBnb, Soundcloud, Doordash, Square, MyFitnessPal, Twitter, and Waze to name a few. 

Beth grew up in New York and received her B.S. degree from Barnard College and her M.D. from the University of Miami. She completed her post-graduate training at Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University and the National Institutes of Health.

Outside of work, Beth loves to bike and can often be found on the weekends climbing Old La Honda Road in the hills near the office. She also enjoys golf, hiking, reading historical novels, and playing with her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Mattie-May. She and her husband, a retired labor lawyer, have two grown sons and a beautiful daughter-in-law.

Dan Peate will interview Beth. Dan is Founder and General Partner of Peate Ventures. He is also the Founder of DRIAV and was Founder and CEO of Hixme. Dan has previously held senior executive roles at Arthur J. Gallagher and Aon. He sits on the boards of DRIAV, CardiacDirect and Boom Studios. Dan and his wife Coco sit on several nonprofit and charitable boards. He and his wife currently reside in Thousand Oaks with their 6 children. Dan is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and was a Reagan intern.