Bill Boeger has over 30 years of experience in the creation of innovative medical and biomedical services, devices, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. Bill’s experience includes venture capital investing, senior management of both publicly traded and privately held companies, finance, research, and teaching. He has been CEO or acting CEO of four companies, served on the board of directors of 12 companies, and had been chairman of 5 boards of directors.
Bill is currently co-founder, board member, and previously CEO of Chronix Biomedical, Inc. a development-stage company in the field of applied genomics focusing on the development and commercialization of blood-based molecular biomarkers for lung, prostate, breast cancer, and organ transplant rejection. Prior to Chronix Biomedical, Bill spent over two decades as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. Bill was a general partner of Continental Capital Ventures. Continental Capital was one of the first venture capital firms in the U.S., having been formed in 1959. Bill was also a founder and managing general partner of Quest Ventures, a seed- and early-stage venture capital firm with offices in San Francisco and Menlo Park, CA.
In his role as a venture capitalist, Bill has worked actively with start-up companies and/or served on the boards of directors of numerous portfolio companies that successfully completed liquidity events through an IPO or were acquired by public companies. Bill has overseen numerous types of financings for companies in which he has been involved including: convertible preferred stock, initial public offerings (IPO’s), debt financings, private investment in public equity (PIPE’s), mergers and acquisitions, taking public companies private, and reverse mergers. Prior to entering the venture capital field, Bill worked as a research assistant at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as serving on the faculty of the Tuck Graduate School of Business at Dartmouth College as the Proctor & Gamble Teaching and Research Fellow. Most recently, Bill was system director of innovation for the St. Luke’s Healthcare System based in Boise, Idaho. Bill received his B.A. from Williams College in Neuropsychology, his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and post-graduate studies at Stanford University in Human Genetics, Neurobiology, and Molecular Biology. Bill has lived in Sun Valley for the past 18 years with his wife of 33 years, Lisa Stelck.