Samir Kaul

Jack Creek Investment Corp.
Samir Kaul serves as a director of the company and as Chair of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Kaul is a Founding Partner and Managing Director at Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on health, sustainability, food, and advanced technology investments. Mr. Kaul led the firm’s investments in Vicarious Surgical [NYSE: RBOT], SLD (acquired by Kyocera), Guardant Health [NASDAQ: GH], Impossible Foods, Mojo Vision, NanoH2O (acquired by LG Chem), Nutanix [NASDAQ: NTNX], Oscar [NASDAQ: OSCR], Quantumscape [NASDAQ: QS], Ultima, Raxium, Connie Health, Statespace, OpenStore, Varda, Rightway Heath, and Mirvie, among others. Previously, Mr. Kaul was at Flagship Ventures where he founded and invested in early-stage biotechnology companies, and Craig Venter’s Institute for Genomic Research where he led the Arabidopsis Genome Initiative. He is active in philanthropy and has been a longstanding member of the leadership committee of the Tipping Point Community, a board member of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and on the Board of Trustees for the US Ski and Snowboard Association. Mr. Kaul holds a B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, an M.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.