Elaine V. Jones

Executive Director, Venture Capital at Pfizer, Inc.

Elaine V. Jones

Elaine V. Jones

Executive Director, Venture Capital at Pfizer, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Pfizer, Inc.
Pfizer Venture Investments

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Number of Boards

33

Birthday

1955

Age

65

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Managing Partner at Avoro Capital Advisor LLC

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Former Partner, Life Sciences at Morgenthaler Management Corp.

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Chairman of the Board, Co-Founder at Nimbus Therapeutics LLC

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Partner at SR One Ltd.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Founder at Arrakis Therapeutics, Inc.

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General Partner at Canaan Management, Inc.

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Partner at Abingworth LLP

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General Partner at Lilly Ventures Management Co. LLC

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Founder at National Women's Law Center

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Elaine V. Jones
Executive Director, Venture Capital at Pfizer, Inc.
Education
PhD in Microbiology

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America

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JUNIATA COLLEGE IS A PRIVATE LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE IN HUNTINGDON, PA.

Ph.D Virology/Microbiologoy

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is a medical school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Career History
Executive Director, Venture Capital
Current

Pfizer Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and manufacture of healthcare products specializes in medicines, vaccine, and consumer healthcare. It operates through the Pfizer Innovative Health (IH) and Pfizer Essential Health (EH) segments. The IH segment focuses on the development and commercializing medicines and vaccines for internal medicine, oncology, inflammation and immunology, rate disease, and consumer healthcare. The EH segment is involved in development and supply of branded generics, generic sterile injectable products, biosimilars, and select branded products including anti-infectives. The company was founded by Charles Pfizer Sr. and Charles Erhart in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice President
2007 - Prior

Pfizer Venture Investments focuses on investments in emerging companies that are developing or compounding technologies that have the potential to enhance Pfizer's pipeline and shape the future of our industry. The firm focuses on healthcare related areas, including therapeutics, platform technologies, diagnostics, drug delivery, pharmaceutical services, healthcare IT, and other technologies impacting drug discovery and development.Pfizer Venture Investments may invest up to $10 million per round in selected companies at any stage of development including start-ups, spinouts and consortia investments with emphasis on growth stage opportunities. Other investments, including fund investing, spinout opportunities and PIPEs are also be considered as appropriate. They have the ability to lead or join a syndicate of investors and they take seat on the board of directors.

Vice President-Worldwide Business Development & Senior Partner
2008 - 2019

Pfizer Ventures LLC, a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., is an American company. The firm provides investment services.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

MISSION Therapeutics Ltd. develops small molecule drugs targeting enzymes involved in cancer and other diseases. It focuses on selectively targeting deubiquitylating enzymes to treat cancer, neurodegenerative and other diseases. The company was founded by Stephen Jackson Philip, Xavier Jacq, Niall M. B. Martin and Keith Menear in 2011 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Advisor
Current

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) provides seed and early-stage capital to companies in the information technology, life sciences and physical sciences sectors. Their Innovation Fund provides up to $100,000 to technology companies for prototype refinement and/or very early commercialization efforts. BFTP's Emerging Fund invests up to $750,000 in technology companies over multiple financing rounds for product or process development and/or commercialization efforts. Their Technology Commercialization Fund invests up to $350,000 in select university and research institution spin-out companies. Companies must be commercial, for-profit businesses located in the Pennsylvania counties of Buck, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia.BFTP provides early-stage financing to promising life sciences ventures in the biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, biomaterials and healthcare information technology industries. They look for companies with strong management and strong IP and patent protection that are involved in a novel and unique science. Investments range from $100,000 to $500,000 as part of larger funding rounds of $200,000 to $3 million involving other sources such as SBIR, angel, early-stage venture capital and other state funding sources.BFTP also invests in promising physical sciences companies involved in developing advanced materials, sensors, robotics, environmental and consumer goods. They look for companies with strong management and strong IP and patent protection that offer a disruptive and unique technology.

Director
Current

Nimbus Apollo, Inc. provides drug discovery research services. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Member, Business Advisory Board
Current

The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation was established in 2004 as a public charity to support the advancement of drugs to prevent, treat, and cure Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. This strategy of venture philanthropy is based on the idea that research grant recipients are engaged in projects that are potentially viable in the marketplace with a possible return on investment.

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$1,000 +
2017

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is a medical school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

$1,000 - $1,786
2017

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America

$500 +
2012

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is a medical school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Political Donations
$625
2001

President at Riverview Capital Advisers LLC

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Pfizer, Inc. purchases TherAchon SAS from Sofimac Innovation SAS, New Enterprise Associates, Pfizer Venture Investments, Versant Venture Management LLC, BPIFrance Investissement SAS, OrbiMed Advisors Private Equity, Novo Ventures, Triartisan Capital Advisors LLC

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