Vice President, Southwest Life Science & Healthcare, Silicon Valley Bank
Annie Kadota is a VP in Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)’s Life Science and Healthcare Banking Solutions group, Southwest Region, where her specialty in venture debt supports the team’s deep expertise in providing financial solutions to high-growth public and private life science companies.Annie joined SVB in 2014 based in the Bay Area and returned to her hometown of San Diego in 2015 to join the Life Science Practice. Annie also serves as a committee chair for the Southern California chapter of Women in Bio, which promotes careers, leadership and entrepreneurship in the second-largest biotech hub in the United States. Annie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Rice University, where she’d earned numerous academic and athletic awards as a four-year letter winner on the varsity soccer team. Outside of the office, Annie enjoys playing soccer, skiing in Whistler, and practicing piano/guitar.