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Blake Stevens

Vice President - Science and Technology; Head of Alexandria LaunchLabs - Ag Tech, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

Research Triangle Park, NC

Committee: Technical Advisory and Finance

Term Ends: 2026


Dr. Stevens leads AgriFoodTech venture investment activities for the Alexandria Venture Investments portfolio, which encompasses innovative companies in the fields of regenerative agriculture, indoor ag, animal health, automation, genetics, and crop inputs. In the Research Triangle Region, Dr. Stevens leads the human health life science venture program and collaborates on strategic real estate projects. Dr. Stevens began his investing career at Harris & Harris Group, an early-stage venture fund.  Prior to joining Harris & Harris Group, Dr. Stevens was the 7th employee at HZO, Inc. where he led its R&D, commercialization, intellectual property and technical business development efforts. 


B.S. Materials Science and Engineering Cornell University 2005

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering Northwestern University 2010

Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University 2010