Vanessa King

Non-Executive Board Member

Vanessa King is Chief Executive Officer of Tenpoint Therapeutics. Over the course of her 20+ years in the industry, she has held CEO positions at innovative biotechnology companies and been an Entrepreneur in Residence at leading life science venture capital funds. As CEO of Cadent Therapeutics, she led its transformation into a precision medicine neuroscience company with a clinical pipeline. Before that, Vanessa was Vice President Business Development at deCODE Genetics, yielding its acquisition by Amgen in 2012 for USD 415 million.

She has also served as Executive Chairman of Tiaki Therapeutics, been an Entrepreneur in Residence at Atlas Venture, and held senior business development and operating positions at Amgen and Novartis.

Vanessa received a PhD in Molecular Genetics from the University of Cambridge.