Jeff Albers, JD, MBA

Jeff has more than 20 years of experience working in the biopharmaceutical industry and bringing important new medicines to patients with cancer and rare diseases. From 2014 to 2022, Jeff served as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Blueprint Medicines, where he led the research-stage company through an initial public offering and evolved it into a leading precision medicine company with a global, fully integrated business, including two FDA-approved therapies and a rapidly advancing pipeline. Jeff previously served as President of Algeta, where he oversaw the successful commercial launch of a targeted cancer therapy prior to the company’s acquisition by Bayer. Prior to Algeta, he held senior commercial and corporate development positions at Genzyme (now a division of Sanofi), including vice president of the U.S. hematology and oncology business unit. Earlier in his career, Jeff was a life sciences corporate attorney at Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo. He holds a B.S. from Indiana University and an MBA and J.D. from Georgetown University. He is currently board chairman of Blueprint Medicines and is on the board of directors of Kymera Therapeutics. Additionally, Jeff is a Venture Partner at Atlas Venture and serves on the board of advisors for Life Sciences Cares.