Rebecca B. Robertson
Ms. Robertson has served on our board of directors since January 2019. Ms. Robertson is a founder and has served as Managing Director of Versant Ventures, where she specializes in medical devices and diagnostics, since November 1999. In addition, through Longridge Business Advisors, she has provided business advisory and board services since April 2017. Ms. Robertson served as a general partner at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), where she was an investor in the life sciences group, from July 1997 to October 1999. Prior to that, Ms. Robertson served as senior vice president at Chiron Diagnostics, a division of Chiron Corporation, where she had responsibility for the critical care business unit in addition to leading the division’s business development efforts. Ms. Robertson was also previously an entrepreneur in residence for IVP in the life sciences group, a co-founder and Vice President at Egis, a consumer products company, and held senior management positions in operations and finance at Lifescan, a Johnson & Johnson Company. Ms. Robertson holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University.