Mr. Blanchard has co-founded and been a member of the leadership teams that helped build several life science companies. Before joining the NeurAegis team, Mr. Blanchard co-founded and served as President & Chief Executive Officer at Amorsa Therapeutics. Prior to Amorsa, he co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Business Officer at Aushon BioSystems (acquired by Quanterix in 2018). Mr. Blanchard was also an early member of the leadership team for Altus Pharmaceuticals (a spin-out of Vertex Pharmaceuticals and 2006 IPO), where he held several senior management positions. Prior to Altus, he was Director of Sales Operations (The Americas) for Genencor International (2000 IPO; now owned by DuPont), where he led a 40-member commercial team generating over $130 million annually. Earlier in his career, he held business unit and sales management positions with Akzo Nobel of the Netherlands and DuPont/Conoco Chemicals. He has an M.B.A and B.S. degree from Miami University.