Third Rock Partners Up

Third Rock Ventures, a Boston-based VC firm focused on life sciences, has named one new partner and two venture partners. The partner is Cary Pfeffer, founder of The Pfeffer Group and former Biogen executive. The venture partners are Neil Exter, former chief business officer of Alantos Pharmaceuticals, and Craig Muir, former senior VP of tech ops for Codon Devices. Third rock also hired recent Harvard biz School grad Jake Bauer as a senior associate.



Third Rock Ventures, L.L.C, a venture capital firm focused on launching leading life sciences companies, today announced the appointment of three new partners; Cary G. Pfeffer, M.D. as Partner; Neil A. Exter and Craig D. Muir as Venture Partners. Additionally, the firm announced the appointment of Jake B. Bauer as Senior Associate.


“The addition of these new partners represents the completion of our cross-functional team with extensive industry experience that will provide unique resources and capabilities to our portfolio companies,” said Robert Tepper, partner of Third Rock Ventures.


“Together, our team brings the full range of leadership and operating experience across the critical disciplines