Harry T. Rein is a retired general partner of Foundation Medical Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage healthcare venture capital. Mr. Rein served for 15 years as the founder and managing general partner of Canaan Partners, a venture capital firm, and was responsible for Canaan’s life sciences investment practices. Prior to Canaan Partners he was president and CEO of GE Venture Capital Corporation. He joined General Electric Company in 1979 and directed several of GE’s lighting businesses as general manager before joining the venture capital subsidiary. Mr. Rein also worked for Continental Can and Manufacturing; Transaction Systems, Inc., a strategic consulting firm, as a vice president; with Gulf Oil Corporation as director of corporate planning; and with Polaroid Corporation in several manufacturing positions.
Mr. Rein attended Emory University and Oglethorpe College (1968) and holds an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia (1973).