By: Maribel Yoo On: December 12, 2015 In: Investment, Seed Feature, Team Comments: 0
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R. Jacob Vogelstein

Portfolio Manager

Jacob Vogelstein is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Camden Partners Holdings, LLC, where he focuses on Camden’s seed strategy. He currently serves on the board of Sisu Global Health, PreScience Labs and Metabolon. Prior to joining Camden, Jacob was a founding partner of the seed-stage venture capital firm Gamma 3, LLC, and a Program Manager at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, where he made investments in high-risk, high-reward research to benefit the US Intelligence Community. Earlier in his career, Jacob served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering.

Jacob has received widespread recognition for his innovative work in biomedical engineering over the past decade.  In 2017, he was awarded the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, which is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.  He has been an invited speaker for diverse audiences ranging from BBC News to President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications, and has three patents pending in the fields of neuroprosthetics and brain-machine interfaces.

Jacob earned a Sc.B. degree from Brown University in Bio-Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Highlights

2006

Global Domain Partners
Partner

2007

JHU Applied Physics Laboratory
Program Manager,
Applied Neuroscience

2012

Gamma 3, LLC
Partner

2012

IARPA
Program Manager

2015

Camden Partners
Partner & Portfolio Manager