David Schenkein

General Partner at Google Ventures

David Schenkein

David Schenkein

General Partner at Google Ventures

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Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1958

Age

63

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Co-Founder at Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Senior Professional at bluebird bio, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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President at Stanford University

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Co-Founder at Denali Therapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at BeiGene Ltd.

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Co-Founder at EQRx, Inc.

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Operating Partner at Clarus Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder at Vir Biotechnology, Inc.

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David Schenkein
General Partner at Google Ventures
Education
B.A., Chemistry

Wesleyan University is known for the excellence of its academic and co-curricular programs. About 2,900 undergraduates—and some 200 graduate students—from around the world pursue their classroom studies, research projects, and co-curricular interests in ways that are demanding and intensely rewarding. Here, on a beautiful campus overlooking the Connecticut River, students learn to do productive and innovative work that makes a positive difference in the world—that’s what Wesleyan is about.

MD

SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges—Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region.

Career History
General Partner
2019 - Current

Google Ventures invests in a broad range of industries including consumer Internet, software, hardware, clean technology, biotechnology and healthcare. Their investments range from seed to mezzanine stage. The firm looks for entrepreneurs who are solving problems in innovative ways that have the potential for significant financial return.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
2009 - Prior

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery and development of novel investigational medicines to treat cancer and rare genetic diseases. It focuses on diseases that are directly caused by changes in genes or chromosomes, often passed from one generation to the next. The company was founded by Lewis Clayton Cantley, Tak W. Mak, Craig B. Thompson and Shin-Shan Michael Su on August 7, 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Senior Vice President-Oncology Development
2006 - 2009

Genentech, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products for life-threatening medical conditions. It studies various areas including oncology, immunology, neuroscience, ophthalmic diseases, microbial pathogenesis, metabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and opportunistic areas. The company was founded by Herb W. Boyer, Kenneth B. Lee and Robert A. Swanson in 1976 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Scientific Advisory Board
Current

BeiGene (Beijing) Co., Ltd., part of BeiGene Ltd., is a company headquartered in Beijing, China, that develops pharmaceuticals.

Board Member
Current
Member, Emerging Companies Section Governing Board
2012 - 2015

Biotechnology Innovation Organization is the world's biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,200 members worldwide. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology technologies. Corporate members range from entrepreneurial companies developing a first product to Fortune 100 multinationals. also represent state and regional biotech associations, service providers to the industry and academic centers.

Board Member
Tenure Unconfirmed

FINDING A CURE FOR TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX WHILE IMPROVING THE LIVES OF THOSE AFFECTED.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250 - $499
2006

Tufts Medical Center, Inc. owns and operates an academic medical center. It provides healthcare services and programs in the areas of allergy, anesthesiology, bariatric surgery, cancer, cardiology, colon and rectal, clinical nutrition, dentistry, dermatology, ENT/otolaryngology, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, gastroenterology, general surgery, geriatrics, hematology/oncology, hyperbaric medicine, infectious diseases, maternity, nephrology, neurology, neurosurgery, and nutrition. The firm also offers services in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology, occupational therapy, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pain management, palliative care, pathology, pediatrics, physical medicine, physical therapy, plastic surgery, psychiatry, pulmonary, radiation oncology, radiology, rheumatology, speech language pathology and audiology, thoracic and transplant surgery, trauma surgery, urology, vascular surgery, wound healing, and weight and wellness. The company was founded in 1796 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Political Donations
$250
2011

Former Director at CCBT Financial Cos., Inc.

$250
2010

Former Director at CCBT Financial Cos., Inc.

$250
2004

Former Senator from Massachusetts

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Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery and development of novel investigational medicines to treat cancer and rare genetic diseases. It focuses on diseases that are directly caused by changes in genes or chromosomes, often passed from one generation to the next. The company was founded by Lewis Clayton Cantley, Tak W. Mak, Craig B. Thompson and Shin-Shan Michael Su on August 7, 2007 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

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