THE ESV TEAM

Rob Bettigole

Rob Bettigole

Managing Partner

Rob is the founder and managing partner of Elm Street Ventures, an experienced venture capitalist, engineer, and former entrepreneur.

Chris McLeod

Chris McLeod

Managing Partner

As CEO, entrepreneur, and investor, Chris has deep experience across a range of industries, from software to life sciences.

Brian Dixon, PhD

Brian Dixon, PhD

Venture Partner

Brian’s background as a start-up CEO and pharma executive brings deep experience in commercializing academic technology.

Rick Stahl, MD

Rick Stahl, MD

Venture Partner

Rick is a physician executive with twenty years of experience in the fields of technology and health care.

Paul Anastas, PhD

Paul Anastas, PhD

Science Advisor

Paul is the Director of Yale University’s Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, former Assistant Administrator at the EPA for R&D, and the co-founder of the field of green chemistry.

ADVISORY BOARD

Matt Mendelsohn

Director, Yale Investments Office

Brian Halak

Partner, Domain Ventures

Matthew McCooe

CEO, Connecticut Innovations

Len Baker

Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures

David Hathaway

In Memoriam (Venrock)

Jimmy Lu

Managing Director/Senior Partner, WI Harper Group

Fred Frank

Chairman, Evolution Life Sciences Partners

Dean Takahashi

Founder and Executive Director, Yale Carbon Containment Lab