Congratulations to Blake Borgeson, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer at Recursion Pharmaceuticals – he has been selected as one of the 2017 CXO of the Year honorees!
Each year, Utah Business magazine selects C-level executives who are at the top of their respective fields and honors them in both its June issue and at an awards luncheon held in their honor.
Blake Borgeson had a strong educational pedigree, international teaching experience and a successful startup under his belt when he decided to leap into co-founding Recursion Pharmaceuticals. It didn’t remotely prepare him for what was to come, he says.
“I knew nothing of biology except what I could glean from surface-level reading before deciding that it seemed the best field for me to have the biggest impact given my background,” Borgeson says. “I went from the technology leader and respected co-founder at that startup back to the life of a graduate student for several years, wondering if I’d thrown away my big chance, but trusting in my ability to do something completely different.”