Greg Blatt was born in the United States but raised in a small town in Quebec. He completed both his undergraduate and law degrees at McGill University, and then went on to earn his MBA from Harvard Business School. Greg Blatt worked at several companies, including as an investment banker at JP Morgan Chase and as a general manager for the Boston Consulting Group. He also served as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Defense, before going to work for Google’s legal department in 2010. In 2013, Blatt was named CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Blatt excelled at school and went on to pursue both his undergraduate and law degrees at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He graduated from McGill with honors from both the Bachelor of Arts program and the Bachelor of Laws program, receiving high marks in all of his classes.
After graduating from McGill University Blatt went on to complete an MBA at Harvard Business School. After completing his MBA, Blatt worked as a general manager for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in Boston, Massachusetts before going on to work as an investment banker at JP Morgan Chase in New York City. While working at JP Morgan Chase he also served as general counsel on several projects including the Department of Defense purchase of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet and its $38 billion contracts with Boeing for body armor for troops deployed overseas. Blatt also worked for Google for several years after moving there from JP Morgan Chase where he was a chief legal officer until 2013 when he became CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Greg Blatt is a very successful executive and a successful entrepreneur. He has had an astonishing career in both the private and public sectors, including work with the Department of Defense, JP Morgan Chase, and Google. The fact that he was able to accomplish all of this at such a young age is remarkable. Blatt’s accomplishments are varied; he has been involved in many different industries, from technology to aerospace.
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