Jordi Mata-Fink joined Flagship Pioneering in 2013 after completing the firm's Fellows Program and left the firm in September 2019. At Flagship, Jordi worked as part of a Flagship Labs team, exploring innovative ideas and opportunities, and developing critical scientific and business components that will lead to the firm’s next breakthrough startups. Before joining Flagship, Jordi completed his doctorate in chemical engineering in Dane Wittrup’s lab at MIT, using the tools of protein engineering to design an HIV vaccine. He was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and a fellow of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Jordi was also a managing editor of the MIT Entrepreneurship Review, an online publication that examines the intersection of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
He holds a Ph.D. from MIT and a B.S. and M.S. from Stanford University, all in chemical engineering. His masters’ research, in the lab of Zhenan Bao, investigated materials and applications for organic semiconductors.