Anne Shehab

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Type: Associate

Anne has over thirty years of experience as a CEO and investor in companies that develop innovative technologies in medical diagnostics, devices and pharmaceuticals. She is Managing Director of Golden Seeds, a large network of angel investors based in New York, Boston and San Francisco.  She also serves on several of the boards of high-growth companies.

Most recently, Anne led the turnaround of a medical device company, streamlining the product/market strategy, hiring a new executive team, and starting a product development group. This resulted in a significant improvement to net income and growth.

Prior to becoming an angel investor, Anne was VP Business Development and Marketing for a medical device start-up company that developed the first fully disposable insulin pump, the V-GO™. She was responsible for raising capital, deal-making with big pharmaceutical companies, and marketing strategy.

Anne also worked for DuPont as head of business strategy for the Safety & Protection platform, the largest and fastest-growing division of the company at that time. In that role, she was responsible for new product development, M&A, and strategic planning for the group.

Anne holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Rice University, an MBA from University of Chicago, and a BS degree in chemical engineering from Edinburgh University. She is a native of the UK, and currently resides with her husband in the Brandywine Valley in Delaware. She volunteers with Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue with her search dog, Oscar.