Pae is a Partner at SOSV and CTO at IndieBio, where she is responsible for portfolio management and technical oversight.
Prior to joining IndieBio, Pae served as the Scientific Director of Telefónica’s moonshot factory, Alpha (in Barcelona). She was Science Director at the US Office of Naval Research – Global (out of Singapore), and technical consultant at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Her whole career, Pae has been investing in high-risk solutions to intractable problems for national defense, humanity, and the planet. She is especially passionate about bridging engineered materials and systems to biology.
Pae earned her PhD at Duke in Electrical Engineering and her BSE from Princeton.