Person Overview

Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Former Independent Director, Chairman of Compensation Committee and Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee at Genomic Health
Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus, Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Main Campus



Brook Byers is the Board Director of Foundation Medicine Inc.

He has been a venture capital investor since 1972. He has been closely involved with more than fifty new technology based ventures, over half of which have already become public companies.

He formed the first Life Sciences practice group in the venture capital profession in 1984 and led KPCB to become a premier venture capital firm in the medical, healthcare, and biotechnology sectors. KPCB has invested in and helped build over 110 Life Sciences companies which have already developed hundreds of products to treat major underserved medical needs for millions of patients.

Brook was the founding President and then Chairman, of four biotechnology companies which were incubated in KPCB's offices and went on to become public companies with an aggregate market value over $8 Billion.

He is currently on the Board of Directors of nine... See More

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