Helen Kim

Managing Director of Vida Ventures

Helen Kim

Managing Director of Vida Ventures

Helen S. Kim is a Managing Director of Vida Ventures and currently serves on the Boards of Directors of  Assembly Biosciences, Applied Molecular Transport, A2 Biotherapeutics, and Exicure.

Ms. Kim has over 27 years of experience in leadership roles at major biotechnology companies. She was a Partner at The Column Group, the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Kite Pharma, Inc., the Strategic Advisor and Chief Business Officer at NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., and the Chief Executive Officer and President of Kosan Biosciences. She has also held executive positions at Affymax, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, and Chiron Corporation.

Ms. Kim received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University and her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.