Mr. Jeffrey Jacob is the CEO of Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, a development stage company pioneering preventative therapeutics in oncology. He is also the principal of Tucson Pharma Ventures LLC, an Arizona-based biopharmaceutical development, consulting and investment firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Jacob has created technology-based startup companies and supported the expansion of existing companies in both the physical and life sciences. Mr. Jacob is a founding board member and previously served as the Chief Program Officer of Critical Path Institute (C-Path); he was responsible for creating C-Path’s business plan and initial programs.
Between 1987 and 2004, Mr. Jacob worked with Research Corporation Technologies (RCT), most recently as its Senior Vice President. During this time, he led the transformation of the company from a patent development and licensing organization to an early stage technology incubation and venture development firm. Mr. Jacob has a master’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.