Ben Hoogheem is a member of the Flagship Pioneering Talent Acquisition team. He is responsible for full-cycle recruiting in partnership with Flagship Labs companies.
Ben spent over ten years in the labs of biotech and pharmaceutical companies before turning in his lab coat for a sport coat to find and place top talent in the life sciences industry. Ben’s educational background in molecular and cellular biology, paired with his professional expertise in physiology and pharmacology provide him an extensive understanding of the fundamentals of drug discovery. Having served on project teams and rolled up his sleeves at the lab bench, Ben understands both the soft skills and technical know-how needed to succeed within Flagship's companies.
Ben holds a B.S. degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.