Jim Tananbaum: Californian Maverick Healthcare Tycoon

Ever heard of the wonderful and extraordinary Jim Tananbaum? Also known as James B. Tananbaum, he is the ultimate and successful founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Foresite Capital in which the company is a venture capital firm that deal with and specialize in all aspects of healthcare. Tananbaum is a very intellectual and studious person as he impressively holds a B.S. and B.S.E.E. from Yale University in 1985, an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1989 and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1991. While in school, he would always ask questions to both students and professors with a very entrepreneur spirit which would greatly aid him later in life. You can visit LinkedIn to know more.

Tananbaum has led major investments in more than 21 amazing companies that are involved in the healthcare industry, making several successful multi-million dollar results in investments and profit. He is indeed an iconic leader with way over 25 hard-working years of healthcare investing and entrepreneurial experience. He is always consistently concentrating on tactic, operational and financial opportunities to make and distribute healthcare businesses to different patients depending on their financial status. Tananbaum wants to make sure he has the ability to be able to grow these healthcare businesses that he is involved with because he wants to make sure the healthcare industry has the best healthy economy. Tananbaum’s passion is clearly shown as he paves the way for many healthcare related companies. More details can be found on Crunchbase.

Before founding Foresite Capital, Tananbaum has other companies he was part of. He was a founding partner of Prospect Venture Partners and Theravance. At an earlier point of his career, he was a partner at Sierra Ventures in which he was the main person who was in charge of starting their healthcare investment practice from the ground up. This is what made Tananbaum the tycoon that he is today. Thanks to his persistence in bringing healthcare investing to investors, he was able to also aid other companies such as Amira Pharmaceuticals, Healtheon and Amerigroup. His actions in each of these companies have resulted investments of several million dollars which catapulted him to starting his own firm known as Foresite Capital. Check out LinkedIn for more info.

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