National Practice Head, Biotech, Tools & Diagnostics
Jennifer Friel Goldstein, BSE/MB/MBA, Managing Director Life Sciences
Jennifer is based in San Francisco and is responsible for the National Biotechnology and Diagnostics practice. Jennifer joined SVB after seven years at Pfizer, where she served as a Director on Pfizer's Venture Capital team and a Senior Manager in the Portfolio and Decision Analysis group. While a consultant at Bain & Company in London, Jennifer focused on private equity deals. She has also had diverse operational and research experience at companies such as Chiron, Genelabs, and Genencor.
Jennifer brings over ten years of business development, portfolio management, and consulting experience as well as a biotechnology background to the team. She graduated magna cum laude with a BSE in Bioengineering and a Master's of Biotechnology from the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer was also named a Joseph Wharton Fellow while completing her MBA at the Wharton school.
In her free time Jennifer enjoys remaining involved with SpringBoard Enterprises as well as spending time with her husband and their twin children who keep them on their toes!