Jesse I. Treu, Ph.D.


Dr. Treu has served on our board of directors since June 2013. Dr. Treu has been a Partner of Domain Associates, L.L.C. since its inception in 1985. He has been a director of over 35 early-stage healthcare companies. Dr. Treu currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Sebacia, Inc., Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc., Veracyte, Inc. and Xagenic, Inc. He has also served as a founder, president, and chairman of numerous venture-stage companies. From December 2009 to July 2016, he served as a member of the board of directors of Afferent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company subsequently acquired by Merck & Co. He also served as a member of the board of directors of RightCare Solutions, Inc. from August 2013 to December 2015. Prior to the formation of Domain Associates, Dr. Treu had twelve years of experience in the healthcare industry. He was Vice President of the predecessor organization to The Wilkerson Group and its venture capital arm, CW Ventures. While at CW Ventures, he served as President and CEO of Microsonics, Inc., a pioneer in computer image processing for cardiology.

Previous to that, Dr. Treu led new product development and marketing planning for immunoassay and histopathology products at Technicon Instruments Corporation, which is now part of Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. Dr. Treu began his career with General Electric Company in 1973, initially as a research scientist developing thin-film optical sensors for immunoassay testing, and later serving on the corporate staff with responsibility for technology assessment and strategic planning. Dr. Treu received his B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his M.A. and Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University.