Jennifer Le Blond, PhD

Strategic Partnership Associate

Jennifer works to foster and manage multiple corporate partnerships and commercialize technology through OTD. Before joining Harvard, Jennifer was the Senior Scientist and then subsequently the Technology Manager at Advanced Potash Technologies, an MIT startup developing sustainable potassium fertilizer. Prior to her venture into industry, Jennifer gained over 10 years’ experience in academia. During this time, she held a University Research Fellowship at Imperial College London (UK) in the Environmental Geochemistry group within the Royal School of Mines, and was a Scientific Associate at the Natural History Museum in London. Her research focused on developing multidisciplinary approaches to understand how various environmental exposures can impact human health. She has a PhD in Geography/Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge (UK), and postgraduate degree in Nanotechnology from the University of Oxford (UK).