Jason started his career as a journalist and lobbyist in Washington, D.C., then spent 25 years working in the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industries. Most recently, Jason served as an executive for Genentech and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, with a focus on commercialization and lifecycle planning in oncology. Jason grew up in Palo Alto attending public schools, and he and his family live in Palo Alto, where his daughter attends elementary school. Jason has a passion for education and social emotional learning. Over the last several years, he has become increasingly involved with the local school district. He is currently serving as PTA President at his daughter’s school. Jason has a B.A. from the University of Arizona. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time and traveling with his family, playing tennis, attending random courses at Stanford, and attempting to learn Spanish.