Jessica Owens joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2006. Jessica focuses on investments in consumer medicine, biotech, and diagnostics. Since joining the firm, she has worked across KPCBâ€™s initiatives in life sciences and pandemic preparedness. Jessica has been instrumental in the founding of five start-up companies in the areas of antivirals, oncology, consumer medicine, neuromodulation, and diagnostics.
Jessica brings a diversity of experience from positions on Wall Street, in the biotech industry, and in scientific research. Previously, Jessica worked in equity research at Thomas Weisel Partners covering the diagnostics sector. She also worked in corporate finance as part of the life sciences investment banking team at Robertson Stephens. In addition, Jessica worked in Oncology R&D Project Finance at Genentech. As a scientist, Jessica conducted research for four years at the Centers for Disease Control... See More