Jason P. Hafler, PhD

Jason P. Hafler, PhD

Senior Director of Investments, Sanofi Ventures
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Jason joined Sanofi Ventures in 2014 with a background in early stage biotech investing and transactions. Prior to Sanofi, Jason was the Director of Corporate Development at RaNA Therapeutics, LLC a company co-founded by his previous firm Atlas Venture. While at Atlas, Jason was an Associate in the Life Sciences group and a Board Observer for several portfolio companies. Previously, he was a Flagship Ventures Entrepreneurial Fellow, and consulted for the technology transfer company at the University of Cambridge while performing his doctoral research. Before his time at Cambridge, Jason was an analyst at JSB Partners LP, an investment banking firm, focusing on advisory and business development activities in the life sciences space.

Jason currently serves on the Board of Directors for Expansion Therapeutics and is a board observer for Navitor Pharmaceuticals and Kymera Therapeutics. In addition, he is on the Board of Directors for a Sanofi Ventures-backed seed stage company. Jason also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Buckingham Browne and Nichols school, the Board of Directors of The Magdalene College Foundation and the Board of Directors of the Beacon Hill Nursery School.

Jason graduated with honors from Bowdoin College, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.

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