Jason Coloma, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Jason joined Third Rock in 2017 to focus on new company formation.  His portfolio company roles include:

  • Interim chief business officer of Celsius Therapeutics
  • Interim chief business officer of insitro
  • Interim chief operating officer of Maze Therapeutics


Jason's professional experience spans company formation and operations, corporate and business development, finance and R&D in the biotechnology industry.

Prior to joining Third Rock, Jason held a number of roles including chief business officer at Corvus Pharmaceuticals and vice president of oncology partnering and venture & innovation at Roche. At Roche, Jason led or oversaw numerous transactions ranging from research collaborations to mergers and acquisitions 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. He also worked in finance at Amgen and in research at the University of California, San Francisco and Cytokinetics.

Jason holds a Ph.D. and M.P.H. from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a B.S. in biology from 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 and Office Manager
aseverino@thirdrockventures.com

Associated Portfolio Companies

Partners

Alexis Borisy

Partner

Abbie Celniker, Ph.D.

Partner

Neil Exter

Partner

Kevin Gillis

Partner/Chief Operating Officer

Charles Homcy, M.D.

Partner

Reid Huber, Ph.D.

Partner

Sarah Larson

Partner/Chief Human Resources Officer

Christoph Lengauer, Ph.D.

Partner

Mark Levin

Partner

Craig Muir

Partner/Chief Technology Officer

Cary Pfeffer, M.D.

Partner

Kevin Starr

Partner

Robert Tepper, M.D.

Partner

Jeffrey Tong, Ph.D.

Partner

Venture Partners

Jason Coloma, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

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

Venture Partner

Steve Kafka, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Robert Kamen, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Steve Paul, M.D.

Venture Partner

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

Venture Partner

Ton Schumacher, Ph.D.

Venture Partner

Stephen Sherwin, M.D.

Venture Partner

Barbara Weber, M.D.

Venture Partner

Entrepreneurs-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

Samantha Singer

Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Markus Warmuth, 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.

Senior Associate

Melissa McCracken, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Kelly Moynihan, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Luke R. G. Pike, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Vanessa Van Voorhis, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Andrew Warren, Ph.D.

Associate

George Xu, Ph.D

Senior Associate

Timur Yusufzai, Ph.D.

Senior Associate

Fellows

Mark Lindsay, M.D., Ph.D.

Fellow

Rahul Mahajan, M.D., Ph.D.

Fellow

Recruiting

Andrea DiMella

Recruiting Director

Wendy Durkin

Senior Director, Recruiting and University Relations

Tracy Nicholson

Recruiting Director

Chris Robinson

Vice President, Recruiting

Operations

Zoe Angell

Executive Assistant

Rhea Bisgounis

Senior Administrative Assistant and Recruiting Coordinator

Linda Heath

Executive Assistant

Maribel Laboy

Executive Assistant

Megan Lamb

Executive Assistant

Flor Leandre

Executive Assistant

Ian Miller

Senior Administrative Assistant

Angelo Severino

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Carol Speredelozzi

Manager of Operations and Administration

Laura Vitale

Executive Assistant

Tracy Williams

Executive Assistant

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