Jeff Held is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Deciphera Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Held joined Deciphera in 2018 and has more than 26 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Prior to joining Deciphera, he served as General Counsel and other senior legal positions, and built the legal function at several Boston-based life science and technology companies. Mr. Held spent the first part of his career at law firms in New York and Boston as a corporate lawyer specializing in counseling high-growth companies. Mr. Held received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, from Tufts University.