Health Care Venture Capitalist
Reynolds Expert Advisor in Venture Capital
Steve is a partner with Skyline Ventures in Palo Alto, California, which he joined in 2000. Skyline Ventures, formed in 1997, is a nationally-known venture capital firm that specializes in investing in outstanding product-focused healthcare companies. The firm's areas of expertise include small molecule and protein therapeutics; medical devices; diagnostics; and technologies that facilitate drug discovery and life science research.
Steve has been involved managing and investing in healthcare companies and in practicing medicine since 1981. He was a Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Stanford in 1985, and then for a decade had one of the largest medical practices in Silicon Valley, during which time he became intimately involved with the venture capital community. He completed the Program in Management Development at Harvard Business School in 1995. Shortly thereafter, he became the first clinician and one of the original employees of Eclipsys (NASDAQ:ECLP), a healthcare information technology company where he served in sales, product management and business development roles.
He has had clinical faculty appointments at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Stanford University Medical School. He received a B.S. Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University, and an M.D. from New York University Medical School. He also sits on outside advisory boards for the University of San Francisco School of Business, as well as the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke. He served as an internist for the National Hockey league's San Jose Sharks during their inaugural season in 1991-1992. He is obsessed with golf, Duke basketball and the Boston Red Sox.