Nina Kjellson invests in biopharma companies that serve unmet therapeutic needs. As a leader of Canaan’s Women of Venture program, Nina is a vocal advocate for women entrepreneurs and investors. She Co-Chairs Life Science Cares Bay Area and serves on the boards of Girl Effect and the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center. Nina is also a 2018 Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellow. Previously, Nina was a General Partner at InterWest Partners. She holds a B.A. in human biology from Stanford University.
Nina in 5
Origins: Born in Scandinavia
Travel: Have a major case of wanderlust (with a passport to prove it)
Sport: Love being outdoors & deep in nature
Interests: A good book (or Ripple by the Grateful Dead) can turn any day around
Family: Nothing beats time spent with my family & friends