Beth Seidenberg

Managing Director at Westlake Village BioPartners

Beth Seidenberg

Beth Seidenberg

Managing Director at Westlake Village BioPartners

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Arresto BioSciences, Inc.
NVCA - MedIC Coalition

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Partner at Polaris Partners

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Executive Chair at Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Vida Ventures LLC

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Independent Executive Chairman at Amphivena Therapeutics, Inc.

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Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Co-Founder at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

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Founder at Spruce Health, Inc.

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at Progyny, Inc.

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Chairman at Ascenta Therapeutics, Inc.

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Chairman at Zyngenia, Inc.

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Beth Seidenberg
Managing Director at Westlake Village BioPartners

Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.


The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, an academic medical center founded in 1952, is proud to serve South Florida, South America and the Caribbean in education, research, patient care and community service.

P.G the Post Graduate Training

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), located in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., is the academic medical teaching and research arm of Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins has consistently been among the nation's top medical schools in the number of research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.


Blueprint Health has the largest network of mentors with healthcare expertise of any accelerator and co-working space. They believe pairing talented entrepreneurs with experienced healthcare entrepreneurs and venture capitalists can provide with warm introductions and the strategic and tactile advice needed to succeed. With 12,000 square feet in New York they help over 100 healthcare companies per year

Career History
Managing Director
2018 - Current

Westlake Village BioPartners is venture capital firm focused on incubating and building life sciences companies.

2005 - Current

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) focuses on investments in the life sciences, biodefense, green technology, information technology and companies with new technologies related to the iPhone and iPod touchpad platform.The firm's information technology investments focus on the consumer, enterprise, semiconductors, security and communications industries. They invest primarily in seed-stage, early-stage and Later-stage ventures that are incubating new companies with proven entrepreneurs and good ideas.KPCB's life sciences investments include medical devices, drugs, vaccines, personalized medicine, diagnostics and healthcare information technology and services. Their pandemic and biodefense investment initiative focuses on investments in companies with innovations in disease surveillance, rapid diagnostics, new vaccine technology, portable and less expensive manufacturing of vaccines and new antiviral drugs.The firm's iFund invests in market-changing ideas and products that extend the iPhone and iPod touch platform. The Fund invests across all sizes and stages. KPCB targets investments in companies that are developing applications, services and components. Their specific areas of interest include: location-based services, social networking, eCommerce (including advertising and payments), communication and entertainment.

Vice President, Global Development & Chief Medical Officer
2002 - 2004

Amgen, Inc. is a biotechnology medicines company, which discovers, develops, manufactures and markets medicines for grievous illnesses. The company focuses on human therapeutics and concentrates on innovating novel medicines based on advances in cellular and molecular biology. It markets recombinant protein therapeutics in supportive cancer care, nephrology and inflammation. The company's products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein, based on the Filgrastim molecule and NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony stimulating factor both of which selectively stimulate the production of neutrophils; Enbrel, an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor, a substance that plays a role in the body's response to inflammatory diseases; Sensipar/Mimpara, a small molecule calcimimetic that lowers serum calcium levels; Vectibix, a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the epidermal growth factor receptor; and Nplate, a thrombopoietin receptor agonist that mimics endogenous TPO, the primary driver of platelet production. Amgen was founded by William K. Bowes, Jr., Franklin Pitcher Johnson, Jr., George B. Rathmann and Joseph Rubinfeld on April 8, 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Current

Kinsa, Inc. provides a smart phone connected thermometer. The firm offers smart ear, sesame smart ear and smart stick products. The company was founded by Inder Singh in March 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.


Spruce Health, Inc. provides medical mobile application services. It offers Spruce, a mobile application that connects patients with the board-certified dermatologist in California, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. The firm’s applications allow patients to share photos of the symptoms, skin and medical history information with the dermatologist, as well as enable dermatologists to provide the patients with the personalized treatment plan. The company was founded by Ray Bradford in August 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

2005 - 2011

Founded in 1986, BioCryst has approximately 38 employees between the Company’s headquarters in Durham, North Carolina and its Discovery Center of Excellence in Birmingham, Alabama. With expertise in drug discovery, clinical development and regulatory affairs, we continue to advance our clinical programs and to generate new compounds from our own discovery engine. We are proud of our culture of engagement and accountability that rewards people for innovative thinking and achievement of key objectives. The commitment of BioCryst has remained unchanged. We continue to be passionate about advancing novel therapeutics for patients with serious diseases.

Member, Advisory Board

Since its founding in 1916, the Bloomberg School has advanced research, education and practice to create solutions to public health problems around the world. Faculty, staff and students have helped eradicate smallpox, made water safe to drink, improved child survival, reduced the spread of HIV and uncovered the dangers of tobacco smoke. Researchers and scientists are now discovering ways to eliminate malaria, increase healthy behavior, reduce the toll of chronic disease, improve the health of mothers and infants, and change the biology of aging. Every day, the Bloomberg School works to keep millions around the world safe from illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying knowledge in the field and educating tomorrow's public health leaders.

Political Donations

Former Senator from Utah

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GSK Equity Investments Ltd, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Auxogyn, Inc., Merck Ventures, TPG Biotech purchase LLC resulting in a new company Progyny, Inc.

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Epizyme, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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KLEINER PERKINS CAUFIELD & BYERS XVI, LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Barron's Magazine - 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance
Rank #91
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2007 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2007 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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