Blake joined NEA in 2014 and focuses on investments in healthcare services, healthcare IT, and biopharmaceuticals. He is also a member of NEA’s Asia investing team and is involved with the firm’s healthcare investments in the region. Prior to NEA, Blake was a member of the private equity group at Ares Management, focused on investments in healthcare. Blake’s prior work experience also includes investment banking at Moelis & Company, where he was focused on transactions in healthcare, as well as equity research at Barclays Capital. Blake graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S in economics with concentrations in Finance, Real Estate and Management.