Primary Role
Venture Partner @ Lux Capital
Tufts University

Person Details


Jeffrey B. Kindler has served as a board member since November 2011.

Mr. Kindler is a venture partner with Lux Capital, a venture capital firm; a director of Starboard Capital Partners, a private equity firm; and a principal at Paragon Pharmaceuticals, a private pharmaceutical company.

He was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE), a pharmaceutical company, from 2006 until his retirement in December 2010.

Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Pfizer from 2005 to 2006, Executive Vice President and General Counsel from 2004 to 2005, and Senior Vice President and General Counsel from 2002 to 2004.

Prior to joining Pfizer, he was Chairman of Boston Market Corporation from 2000 to 2001, and President of the Partner Brands group of McDonald’s Corporation during 2001.

Mr. Kinder serves on the board of directors of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG), a chain of Mexican restaurants, and Siga Technologies, Inc (Nasdaq:SIGA) a developer of vaccines and anti-virals).

Mr. Kindler serves as a board member for a number of privately-held companies as well as several civic, charitable, educational and other organizations.

Mr. Kindler received a B.A. from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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