Who We Are
Who We Are
Who we bring together sets us apart.
Leadership at the BBH draws on strategic vision, deep expertise, and limitless enthusiasm to create and foster an innovative environment for entrepreneurs to develop and thrive.
Director of BBH
David Schaffer is Director of BBH and a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. With degrees in both physical and life sciences, he’s perfectly positioned to co-lead an incubator designed specifically for bioconvergence startups. As a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded 8 companies and whose technology is being used in 9 human clinical trials, with 4 to date showing efficacy, he’s experienced and enthusiastic about helping startups thrive.
Managing Director of BBH
Susan Jenkins is managing director of the BioEnginuity Hub, and oversees Campus Programs at BBH. With extensive experience in academic research, management of interdisciplinary research institutes, and involvement with entrepreneurship programs, she’s involved with strategic planning and administration for BBH.
Advisor to Bakar Labs at BBH
Regis Kelly is an advisor to Bakar Labs at BBH and former executive director of QB3. Drawing from his experience at QB3 helping to launch two companies, a life sciences startup incubator and a venture fund, he has strategically positioned the Bakar Labs to be the world-class comprehensive incubator for life science and bioconvergence startups.
Managing Director of Bakar Labs at BBH
Gino Segrè is managing director of Bakar Labs at BBH, overseeing all administrative operations of the incubator and selection and integration of startup companies. As a former incubator director with QB3 and more than 15 years experience working at established life science companies, he provides strategic and funding advice to startup companies.
Vice Provost for Academic Planning, UC Berkeley
Founding Partner, Kleiner Perkins
Chief Innovation and Entrepreneurship Officer, UC Berkeley
Vice Chancellor of Finance and CFO, UC Berkeley
Board Member, CEO & Venture Capitalist
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley
Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley