Brian Dovey has been a partner at the venture capital firm Domain Associates, which has invested $2.8 billion in startups, since 1988. He has been involved in the development of nearly 300 pharmaceutical and life sciences startups and has served on the boards of more than 35 companies (and as chairman of six) with a combined value of more than $50 billion.
Dovey teaches business students part-time, including a long-running, acclaimed course at San Diego State University called “Managing the Growing Firm.” He has spoken at many events organized by the National Venture Capital Association, the Kauffman Foundation, the Young Presidents Organization, and other groups. A native of New Jersey, Dovey received his B.A. in mathematics from Colgate University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He divides his time between the two locations of Domain Associates, in Princeton (NJ) and La Jolla (CA). He and his wife, Elizabeth, have three children and eight grandchildren.