Philanthropy and venture funding the future of cancer care
"I was driven by a personal desire to see this problem solved."
On Today's Episode, Parker Moss, our Chief Ecosystems and Partnership Officer, is joined with Reed Jobs, the Managing Director of Health at Emerson Collective, a for-profit organisation focused on education, immigration reform, the environment, media and journalism, and health. Reed Jobs leads Emerson's team in the health care space. With a sole focus on oncology, his team accelerates the discovery and translation of cancer research to best improve and empower the lives of patients.
They discuss venture capitol, venture philanthropy and philanthropy funding in cancer. They also discuss the origin story of Reed's career, how his father's (Steve Jobs) diagnosis launched him into his research and why.