Robert B. Chess

Lecturer in Management at Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

Robert B. Chess

Robert B. Chess

Lecturer in Management at Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business

Overview
Career Highlights

NanOasis, Inc.
Nektar Therapeutics
BIO Ventures for Global Health

RelSci Relationships

4189

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1957

Age

62

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Nektar Therapeutics

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Partner at X Seed Management Co. LLC

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Advisor at Puretech Health LLC

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President at BIO Ventures for Global Health

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William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology & Senior Advisor to the Vice President for Development & Institute Relations at California Institute of Technology

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Chief Technology Officer at NanOasis, Inc.

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President Emeritus at California Institute of Technology

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Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Twist Bioscience Corp.

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Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer at Committee for Economic Development

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President at Sofinnova Ventures, Inc.

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Robert B. Chess
Lecturer in Management at Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business
Education
BS in Engineering

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Lecturer in Management
Current

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Adjunct Affiliate
Current
Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Director
Current

Pelvalon, Inc. develops and provides medical devices for bowel control. It offers its product primarily to women who suffer from fecal incontinence and accidental bowel leakage. The company was founded by Miles Rosen and Jake Brenner in 2010 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Director
Prior - 2009

CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focused on developing and providing access to therapies for patients with liver and other chronic diseases with high unmet medical need. Its products include MBX-8025 and Arhalofenate, MBX-8025 aims to treat lipid and liver diseases while Arhalofenate intends to reduce gout flares and serum uric acid. The company was founded on October 5, 1988 and is headquartered in Newark, CA.

Chair, Technology Transfer Committee
2006 - Current

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Committee for Economic Development, part of The Conference Board, Inc., is an American company located in Washington, DC, that provides management consulting services. The Conference Board, Inc. acquired Committee for Economic Development on 14 Jan 15.The company says this about itself: Founded in 1942, the Committee for Economic Development (CED), an affiliate of The Conference Board, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization that delivers well- researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation's most critical issues. CED's work is grounded on seven core principles: sustainable capitalism, long-term economic growth, efficient fiscal and regulatory policy, competitive and open markets, a globally competitive workforce, equal economic opportunity, and nonpartisanship in the nation's interest.

Director
1997 - 2009

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.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$150 - $299
2007

California Institute of Technology provides education focusing on science, engineering, academia, business, and public service. The company was founded in 1891 and it is headquartered in Pasadena, CA.

$5,000 - $10K
2004

Committee for Economic Development, part of The Conference Board, Inc., is an American company located in Washington, DC, that provides management consulting services. The Conference Board, Inc. acquired Committee for Economic Development on 14 Jan 15.The company says this about itself: Founded in 1942, the Committee for Economic Development (CED), an affiliate of The Conference Board, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization that delivers well- researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation's most critical issues. CED's work is grounded on seven core principles: sustainable capitalism, long-term economic growth, efficient fiscal and regulatory policy, competitive and open markets, a globally competitive workforce, equal economic opportunity, and nonpartisanship in the nation's interest.

Political Donations
$500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$250
2010

Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group LLC

$250
2009

Former Representative from the 9th District at California State Assembly

Investments
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OPX Biotechnologies, Inc. engages in the development and production of bio-based chemicals and fuels. The company was founded by Ryan T. Gill, Peter Long, and Michael Lynch in 2007 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

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