Nina Kjellson has served on Ocera’s board of directors since June 2011.Ms. Kjellson is a managing director at InterWest Partners, a venture capital firm, where she has been employed since 2002.From June 2000 to June 2002, she served as an investment manager at Bay City Capital, a life sciences merchant bank, and from October 1999 to June 2000, as a research associate at Oracle Partners, a healthcare-focused hedge fund.
From August 1997 to September 1999, Ms. Kjellson conducted health policy and survey research with the Kaiser Family Foundation, a private foundation focusing on healthcare issues.She holds a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University. Ms. Kjellson currently serves on the board of directors of Trius Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly held company.