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Emily Gransky

Director, Talent Acquisition & Operations

Emily Gransky joined Flagship in 2019 as director of talent acquisition and operations. Her role is to build and maintain systems and processes that underpin the hiring growth in the Flagship Pioneering ecosystem.

Prior to joining Flagship, Emily was a chemical engineer turned recruiter, and has spent the past 15 years in various recruiting roles. She was recruiting Ph.D. and M.S. level statisticians and data scientists from entry-level through VP for a decade before jumping into scaling startups in 2014. Most recently, Emily was at Bluebird Bio where she served as head of talent acquisition as the company grew from 300-700 in 18 months.

In her free time, Emily enjoys traveling the world to find the best hiking and cuisine, and practicing and teaching heated vinyasa yoga and running half marathons. She has completed 13 half marathons so far and hopes to run a full marathon one day.

Emily holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.