Jason Coloma, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Jason joined Third Rock in 2017 to focus on new company formation and business development across our portfolio. His portfolio company roles include:

  • Interim chief business officer of Celsius Therapeutics

Jason is an experienced biopharma executive and brings significant corporate development expertise to the role. Prior to joining Third Rock, Jason was the senior vice president and chief business officer at Corvus Pharmaceuticals where he was responsible for corporate development, investor relations, and corporate communications. At Corvus, Jason established several partnerships with academic investigators and industry collaborators. From 2008-2016 he held a number of roles at Roche, including vice president & global therapeutic area head of oncology and cancer immunotherapy partnering. He was also the global head of innovation partnering where he was responsible for early drug discovery stage partnerships across all therapeutic areas. At Roche, Jason led or oversaw numerous transactions ranging from research collaborations to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) including partnerships with Third Rock portfolio companies Foundation Medicine and Blueprint Medicines. Before joining Roche, Jason was a consultant in the life sciences practice at L.E.K. Consulting, where he focused on business development and corporate strategy for biopharma clients. He also worked in finance at Amgen and in research at the University of California, San Francisco and Cytokinetics. Jason completed his Ph.D. and M.P.H. at the University of California, Berkeley, his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a B.S. in Biology at the University of San Francisco.

Although Jason has spent nearly a decade living outside the United States, he is embarrassed to admit that his language skills are limited to asking for the check and the bathroom in German, French, Italian, and Japanese.

Administrative Support

Angelo Severino
Executive Assistant
aseverino@thirdrockventures.com

Associated Portfolio Companies

Partners

Alexis Borisy

Partner

Abbie Celniker, Ph.D.

Partner

Neil Exter

Partner

Kevin Gillis

Partner/Chief Financial Officer

Charles Homcy, M.D.

Partner

Sarah Larson

Partner/Chief Human Resources Officer

Mark Levin

Partner

Craig Muir

Partner/Chief Technology Officer

Cary Pfeffer, M.D.

Partner

Kevin Starr

Partner

Robert Tepper, M.D.

Partner

Venture Partners

Jeffrey Finer, M.D., Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Frank T. Gentile, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Robert Kamen, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Christoph Lengauer, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Philip Reilly, M.D., J.D.

Venture Partner

Ton Schumacher, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Stephen Sherwin, M.D.

Venture Partner

Jeffrey Tong, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Barbara Weber, M.D.

Venture Partner

Entrepreneurs-In-Residence

Jason Coloma, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Peter DiLaura

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Rachel Meyers, Ph.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Glenn Pierce, M.D., Ph.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Richard Ransohoff, M.D.

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Domain Experts

Karina Chmielewski

Senior Director, Platform Operations

Dina Ciarimboli

General Counsel

Cynthia Clayton

Head of Communications & Investor Relations

Aremin Hacobian

Head, Organization Health and Development

John Keilty

Strategic Advisor, Platform Operations

Corey O’Keeffe

Manager, Communications & Investor Relations

Raynie Smith

Director, Human Resources

Principals and Associates

Walter Kowtoniuk, Ph.D.

Principal

Claire Mazumdar, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Associate

Melissa McCracken, Ph.D.

Associate

Kelly Moynihan, Ph.D.

Associate

Vyas Ramanan, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Recruiting

Andrea DiMella

Recruiting Director

Wendy Durkin

Senior Director, Recruiting and University Relations

Tracy Nicholson

Recruiting Director

Chris Robinson

Vice President, Recruiting

Administrative

Zoe Angell

Executive Assistant

Tracilyn Garcia-Lum

Executive Assistant

Megan Graziano

Director, Operations

Linda Heath

Executive Assistant

Rhea Kappa

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Maribel Laboy

Executive Assistant

Megan Lamb

Executive Assistant

Ian Miller

Administrative Assistant

Angelo Severino

Executive Assistant

Laura Vitale

Executive Assistant

Tracy Williams

Executive Assistant

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