Jason Cole has been at bluebird bio since March 2014 and currently serves as the company’s chief legal officer, overseeing bluebird’s legal, government affairs, information technology and facilities functions. Prior to joining bluebird, Jason served as executive vice president, corporate development and general counsel at Zalicus Inc. from September 2011 through March 2014, and as senior vice president, general counsel of Zalicus, and its predecessor company CombinatoRx, Inc. from January 2006 to September 2011. From 1999 to 2006, Jason was a corporate and securities attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP. He holds holds an A.B. in government from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.