Mr. Tanen is a co-founder and Partner of Two River. Prior to founding Two River in 2004, Mr. Tanen served as general counsel of a life science focused venture capital firm. Mr. Tanen is a co-founder and has served as an officer of Kite Pharma (KITE) since its inception in 2009. Mr. Tanen serves as an officer and director of Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (ARNI.OB) in addition to other privately held companies including Veterinary Prime, Inc. He is also Senior Managing Director of Riverbank Capital Securities, Inc., a FINRA member broker dealer. Mr. Tanen received his B.A. from The George Washington University and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.