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Sonder Capital Appoints Kate Garrett as Managing Partner

Sonder Capital, a San Carlos, CA-based venture capital firm, announced the appointment of firm Co-founder Kate Garrett as Managing Partner.

In this role, Garrett will spearhead Sonder’s next phase of growth as the firm closes Sonder Futures II, its second early stage fund.

Garrett serves on the board of Sonder portfolio companies Spirair, BRIUS Technologies, Ziteo, and Neptune Medical. She brings nearly two decades of experience as an inventor, founder, and operator across a wide spectrum of companies from early-stage startups to multinational organizations. Garrett co-founded and led Ciel Medical in the invention, development and commercialization of critical care products for ventilated patients. The company was acquired by Vyaire Medical in 2017. She also serves as Assistant Director of the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowship, where she guides emerging inventors and entrepreneurs in the discovery and development of breakthrough technologies that solve significant unmet healthcare needs.

Co-founded in 2019 by Jay Watkins and Fred Moll, M.D., Sonder Capital is comprised of veteran investors, innovators, founder-operators, and company builders known for their experience in creating, funding, and leading private and public companies including Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG), Shockwave Medical (NASDAQ:SWAV), Procept Biorobotics (NASDAQ:PRCT), Auris Health, and Reflexion Medical, among others. The firm’s network of limited partners is global and includes industry leaders, high-net-worth individuals, and leading family offices focused on investing in game-changing healthcare technologies.