Caleb B. Bell III PhD
Founder, Venture Partner & CEO
G4S Capital & Ikigai Accelerator
Caleb has started 6 businesses across diverse sectors including the entertainment, restaurant, drone and biotech industries. Together with six others, he cofounded G4S Capital and Ikigai Accelerator a venture capital and life science business Accelerator focused on connecting the Japanese and Silicon Valley entrepreneurial ecosystems.
His first interactions with life sciences in Japan was doing experiments at SPring-8 during his graduate studies. After leaving Stanford with his PhD, he founded Bell Biosystems, Inc. a synthetic biology company developing enabling tools for tracking and controlling cell therapies, where he served as CEO till early 2017.
Caleb received a B.S. Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Pennsylvania State University, a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry from Stanford University and business training in Stanford Graduate School of Business’ Ignite Program.