Mr. Rein was instrumental in the conception and creation of
Foundation Medical Partners, as he has had a long standing relationship with the
Cleveland Clinic. Most recently, Mr. Rein served for 15
years as the Founder and the Managing General Partner of Canaan Partners. In
addition to his role as the Managing General Partner at Canaan Partners, Mr.
Rein was responsible for Canaan's Life Sciences Investment Practice. Prior to
Canaan Partners, he was President and CEO of GE Venture Capital Corporation. Mr.
Rein has extensive experience with small and mid-sized companies, including the
supervision of all investments made by GE Venture Capital during his tenure as
President. Mr. Rein joined General Electric Company in 1979 and directed several
of GE's lighting businesses as general manager before joining the venture
capital subsidiary. He has also worked for Polaroid Corporation in several
manufacturing positions; with Transaction Systems, Inc., a strategic consulting
firm, as a Vice President; and with Gulf Oil Corporation as Director of
Corporate Planning. In addition to serving on the boards of several private
companies, Mr. Rein is a director of Anadigics Inc. and Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Previously, Mr. Rein was a member of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Board of Directors and was the recipient of the 2002 NVCA Outstanding Service
Mr. Rein attended Emory University and Oglethorpe College and holds an M.B.A.
from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.