Blake Byers is a general partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures) and has worked with GV since 2010. He is an engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur. As an investor and partner at GV, Blake partners with founders of life science and digital companies. Prior to joining GV, Blake helped start 2 companies, led research projects on biomedical engineering and stem cells at Stanford University, and was an angel investor. Blake received a PhD and MS in bioengineering from Stanford University and holds a BS in biomedical engineering and economics from Duke University.