Derek Missert

VP, Head of Business Development

Derek is Vice President and Head of Business Development at Jnana and brings his experience in business development and strategy from large and small biopharmaceutical organizations to Jnana. 

Prior to joining Jnana, Derek held roles of increasing responsibility in business development at Biogen, where he was responsible for all aspects of deal evaluation, negotiation, and execution for varied transactions ranging from discovery through late stage, including collaborations, licenses, and strategic investments. He also previously spent time in business development with Nimbus Therapeutics. 

Derek holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, MS in biological sciences from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and BS in biology from Boston College.