Justin Kern is a Principal of Paine Schwartz Partners.
Dr. Kern joined Paine Schwartz Partners in 2016. From 2013 to 2015, Dr. Kern was with McKinsey & Company where he worked across a variety of industries and functions, but specialized within the agriculture and life sciences sectors. Prior to joining McKinsey, Dr. Kern spent three years as a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University (Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellow).
Dr. Kern serves on the boards of AgBiTech and Spearhead. He graduated from the University of Chicago for both his doctorate (Ph.D. in Microbiology, 2010) and bachelor degrees (Economics, Biology with honors, 2004).