According to INC42, Jim Tananbum is well-known all over the world. He is a famous business man. He attended the University of Yale where he graduated with a BS and BSEE in applied mathematics as well as computer science. He also schooled at the University of Harvard and earned an MD and an MBA. He is the founder and the CEO of the Foresite Capital. He has vast experience in healthcare services as well as entrepreneurship which he has accumulated over more than two decades. He is a well-known investor. Jim Tananbaum has founded two other companies besides Foresite Capital which deals with biopharmaceutical services. Upon graduating from the University of Harvard as well as Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jim established Gel Text pharmaceuticals. His Companies have a keen interest in health care, and this gives him a much famous name at the Global level. The Foresite Company has spread its wings by investing in a total of 77 separate health care companies in biopharmaceuticals, medical care as well as diagnostics. Besides all his qualifications and success, Jim is also a family man and treasures his family more than anything else. He believes that a successful business does not only require large capital, but smart ideas are very essential. Apart from his experience, Jim has acquired an unusual interest and passion for studying and advancing his health care skills.
In a report by Biz Journals, his leadership skills, as well as hard work, have seen him manage over 1.1 billion dollars in investments. He has built an excellent reputation around the world by working closely with huge companies as well as public investors. All the companies he has founded earn much credit for their competitive services. Jim Tananbum is a founding partner of Prospect Venture Partners II and III, and this adds up to his vast experience. He was also a partner at Sierra Ventures. During his tenure at Sierra Ventures, he helped the company realize its healthcare services investments. Numerous major companies with a keen interest in medical and healthcare have experienced Jim’s unmatched services. Such companies include Amira Pharmaceuticals, Amerigroup among many others. He is also the proud co- founder of Theravance Company which accumulated more than 2.68 Billion dollars as capital. The company later changed its name to Innoviva.