Ken joined Novo Ventures (US) Inc. in San Francisco, California in 2015. Ken brings experience as a Senior Market Planning Manager at Genentech, where he helped guide strategic decision making for the Ophthalmology and HER2 franchises. Prior to Genentech, Ken worked as a management consultant at L.E.K. Consulting and as the Entrepreneurship Program Manager at QB3/Mission Bay Capital, where he helped create new programs to launch and support life sciences companies in the Bay Area.
Ken studied cellular lipid storage and metabolism as an A.P. Giannini Foundation Fellow at the J. David Gladstone Institutes, earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Yale University, and has a B.S. in molecular biology from Texas Tech University, where he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute undergraduate research fellow.