Jason Rhodes is a partner and focuses on creating and building novel therapeutics companies.
Jason is the chairman of Generation Bio, where he was founding CEO, the chairman of Disarm Therapeutics, where he was founding CEO, and the executive chairman and a founder of Dyne Therapeutics. He is also on the boards of Replimune (NASDAQ: REPL), Gemini Therapeutics, and Accent Therapeutics.
Prior to joining Atlas Venture, Jason was president of Epizyme (NASDAQ: EPZM), where he charted the company’s strategic course from a private, research-stage company into the clinic and through a successful IPO in 2013. He established and was responsible for all business functions and led the company’s partnerships with Celgene, GSK, and others.
Previously, Jason led business development at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY), where he was a member of the leadership team and responsible for partnerships with Roche, Takeda, GSK, Ionis, Cubist, and Medtronic.
Jason was also a founder and partner with Fidelity Biosciences (now F-Prime Capital), the life sciences venture capital arm of Fidelity Investments, where he led investments in therapeutics companies including Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: IRWD), and FoldRx (purchased by Pfizer).
Earlier in his career, Jason worked on new business entrance, product strategy, and commercialization projects with biopharma and high-tech companies.
Jason received his BA from Yale University and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of the advisory board of the Harvard Institute for RNA Medicine, the Blavatnik Fund at Yale University, and the Berklee College of Music Presidential Advisory Council. Jason spends his free time mountain biking and loudly watching Spanish fútbol with his family.