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Paul Quadros

Paul has been a member of the Band of Angels since 2006 and served as Chairman or Co-Chair of the Life Science Special Industry Group from its inception in 2008 through 2016. He has also been a very active participant in the Energy SIG. Paul has been an angel investor since 1998 co-founding Tenex Medical, a life science focused angel group with 125 members that invested $30 million in startups, and was its President for eight years. Paul has served as an independent public company director since 1988, including service as Chairman of Audit Committees and Compensation Committees, and Co-chair of a Governance and Strategic Alternatives Committee. In addition he has served as Executive Chairman of Corautus Genetics (NASDAQ), Chairman of Cardiac Science (NASDAQ), both of which were later acquired, and as a director, President & CEO of GenStar Therapeutics, the top performing biotech on the AMEX in 2000. Paul is a “Financial Expert” as that term has been defined under Sarbanes-Oxley. In addition to his service as a public company director, in both the life science and defense electronics industries, Paul has served as a private company director of numerous companies in the life science, and cleantech industries. From 1985 – 1995 Paul was a General Partner of Technology Funding, a venture capital firm that invested $300 million across a broad range of technologies including IT, cleantech, and life science. While at Technology Funding Paul served for three years as Chairman of the Investment Committee, two years as Director of Research, and five years as the Life Science portfolio manager. After an active period of entrepreneurship, including co-founding GenStar, Paul raised a new venture capital fund, Tenex Greenhouse Ventures with a focus on early stage life science startups. He was the Managing Partner of the Greenhouse through 2013. Paul currently serves on the board of directors, or formal advisory board member, of two medical device companies, and two cancer therapy biotech companies. Prior to joining Technology Funding Paul spent five years in the real estate finance industry, including serving as a Senior Vice President of Public Storage, Inc and EVP of its public, affiliated REIT. Before Public Storage, Paul was a financial executive at The Times Mirror Company, which was a Fortune 250, NYSE listed, multi-media organization. Paul holds a BA in Finance from California State University at Fullerton and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.