Jim Tananbaum went to Yale University whereby he attained a B.S. and B.S.E.E. and also went to Harvard Medical School and attained an M.S. and also he went to Harvard Business School and got an M.B.A and lasty went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology and got an MS. His hard work and devotion in all aspects made him be the on the advisory boards at Harvard-MIT HST program and also on the Yale’s President Advisory Council. More details can be found on LinkedIn.
He is the main founder of Foresite Capital and also he has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry of healthcare, businessman and also as an investor hence making him be well-recognized. He mostly specializes in the techniques of effective and financial prospects to create an authorization on the healthcare businesses. He also acts as the chief architect of Foresite Capital investment firm structure and his experience and skills is important in the development of the company. Visit Foresite Capital LinkedIn.
Apart from starting Foresite Capital, he also co-founded numerous biopharmaceuticals organizations and also healthcare investment practices. When he graduated from Harvard University in the Medical and Business Schools and also attaining an MS from Massachusetts Institute of Technology he decided to start GelTex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: GENZ), whereby the comp[any introduced two medicine in the market for approximately not more than $80 million. The company became one of the top leading drug manufacturers in the world therefore he was able to sell the company in the year 1998 for $1.6 billion. Furthermore he also co-founded Theravance, Inc whereby he was also the CEO of the company he as well partnered both Theravance, Inc and Innovative (NASDAQ: INVA), whereby they were able to make a total sum of $3.2 billion in the market capitalization.
Jim Tananbaum also was part in top position in numerous companies including Prospect Venture Partners II and III as a founding partner and also Sierra Ventures as a partner whereby his main work was to create a healthcare services investment preparation. He also assisted other companies in developing and be a success including Amira Pharmaceuticals, Healtheon, and Amerigroup and Jazz Pharmaceuticals. His main objective of founding Foresite Capital was to create a better investment podium. You can visit Crunchbase for more info.
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