Our Team
Executive Team
Massih Tayebi
Dr. Massih Tayebi
Founding Partner, Chairman
Masood Tayebi
Dr. Masood Tayebi
Founding Partner, CEO
Adam Gickling
Adam Gickling
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Saum Vahdat
Saum Vahdat
CEO, Bridgewest Ventures (BV)
Chandima Mendis
Chandima Mendis
President, Bridgewest Capital and Corporate Treasurer
Jennifer Brown
Jennifer Brown
General Counsel
Rees Ward
Rees Ward
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - New Zealand
John (JR) Robson
John (JR) Robson
General Manager, Bridgewest Ventures New Zealand
David Hewit
David Hewit
Director, Capital Markets
Chelsea Wild
Chelsea Wild
Director, Human Resources
Evan Wilson
Evan Wilson
Senior Asset Manager
Selima Abdulla, CPA
Selima Abdulla, CPA
Corporate Controller
Meera Mulchandani, CA, CFA
Meera Mulchandani, CA, CFA
Manager, Finance
Operating Partners
Behrooz Abdi
Behrooz Abdi
Operating Partner
Bill Strauss
Bill Strauss
Operating Partner
Cyrus Mirsaidi
Cyrus Mirsaidi
Operating Partner
Farzad Ghassemi
Farzad Ghassemi
Operating Partner
Saeed Khorami
Saeed Khorami
Operating Partner
Tommy Broudy
Dr. Tommy Broudy
Operating Partner
Portfolio Company Leadership
Andrew Sims
Andrew Sims
CEO, SuiteFiles
Andy Lin
Andy Lin
CEO, Provoke Solutions
Benjamin Zhang
Benjamin Zhang
President, Chaoyang
Carissa Fonseca
Dr. Carissa Fonseca
CEO, TheiaNova Ltd.
Ian Wisenberg
Ian Wisenberg
CEO, BioCina
Jasna Rakonjac
Dr. Jasna Rakonjac
President, Nanophage Technologies
Jay Short
Dr. Jay Short
CEO, BioAtla
Julie Jones
Julie Jones
CEO, BioValeo Ltd.
Kent Payne
Dr. Kent Payne
CEO, BioDuro-Sundia
Laurence Cooper
Dr. Laurence Cooper
Executive Chairman, BIO4T2
Marina Rajič
Dr. Marina Rajič
CEO, BioViros Ltd.
Matt Hayter
Matt Hayter
CEO, Projectworks
Melanie Boudet Hearn
Melanie Boudet Hearn
CEO, Soteria NZ
Nandoun Abeysekera
Dr. Nandoun Abeysekera
CEO, Avasa
Nataša Zec
Nataša Zec
CEO, Pontis Technology
Andi Grant
Dr. Andi Grant
CEO, BIOORA
Omid Tahernia
Omid Tahernia
CEO, Endura
Owen Darby
Owen Darby
CEO, PHYTRAC
Rick Hancock
Rick Hancock
Executive Chairman, BioCina
Saba Samiei
Saba Samiei
CEO, MACSO
Sean Feast
Dr. Sean Feast
CEO, PRECISION CHROMATOGRAPHY LIMITED
Associates
Ana Grimal
Ana Grimal
Executive Business Partner
Hector Hernandez
Hector Hernandez
Staff Accountant
Ryan Irving
Ryan Irving
Financial Analyst
Sushil Bhusal
Sushil Bhusal
Senior Accountant