Executive Committee Member
Jessica Hopfield, PHD, MBA
Jessica Hopfield, PhD, MBA is a member of the Executive Committee at Orange Grove Bio ("OGB"). She is a healthcare strategist and investor focused on bringing biotech and medical device innovation to patients. Her firm, J Hopfield Consulting, provides strategic guidance and capital to start-up technology firms seeking to commercialize intellectual property.
She serves on the Board of Directors of Editas Medicine, a leading genome editing company, focused on translating the power and potential of CRISPR genome editing systems into treatments for people living with serious disease. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Radius Health, a biopharmaceutical company which develops and commercializes endocrine therapies using innovative drug delivery technology and as an Independent Director of Insulet Corporation, a global medical device company which sells the Omnipod(r) insulin patch pump. Jessica serves as Trustee and was the former Board Chair of the Joslin Diabetes Center, a non-profit clinic and research institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School. She hopes t bring her experience to further the goals of Orange Grove Bio.
Jessica is a former partner of McKinsey & Company in their Global Pharmaceutical and Medical Device practice. While at McKinsey from 1995-2009, she helped clients across pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and consumer industries with a focus on strategy, R&D management and marketing. She previously held management positions at Merck Sharp and Dohme in Clinical Development, Outcomes Research, and Marketing.
Jessica earned an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration as a Baker Scholar, a PhD in neuroscience/biochemistry from the Rockefeller University, and a BS from Yale College.