Jessica Burback

Chief of Staff

Ms. Burback has more than 20 years of experience as an operations and human resource professional in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical fields. She currently serves as Chief of Staff for ALSP, where she supports internal business operations across the firm’s investment portfolio and oversees strategic communications, investor relations, and priority initiatives for ALSP’s CEO, Thong Q. Le. She also serves as the head of operations and human resources for several ALSP I portfolio companies, including ApoGen Biotechnologies, Lodo Therapeutics, Proniras Corporation, Rodeo Therapeutics (acquired by Amgen Inc.) and Magnolia Neurosciences. Ms. Burback’s efforts play a critical in the genesis and evolution of each Accelerator portfolio company’s science, technology, and business development activities.

Prior to joining ALSP in 2003, Ms. Burback worked at Prolinx, Inc., a private, venture-backed biotechnology company that developed, manufactured, and marketed chemistry-based tools, applications, and systems to advance drug discovery. At Prolinx, Ms. Burback was responsible for many aspects of operations and marketing. Ms. Burback received an MBA from Seattle University and BA in History from the University of Washington.