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Charles Denby


Charles Denby, CEO of Berkeley Brewing Science Charles Denby is the CEO of Berkeley Brewing Science (BBS), a startup that develops enhanced brewer’s yeast strains. BBS has developed technology to replace the use of hops--an expensive, variable, and non-sustainable agricultural product--by engineering brewer’s yeast to biosynthesize hop-derived flavor compounds during the industrial [...]

Charles Denby2018-07-09T09:20:28-07:00

Michael Molitor


Michael Molitor, Chairman of Uniti Sweden AB Michael Molitor is the Chairman of Uniti Sweden AB—a new company designing and assembling autonomous electric vehicles in Sweden and Australia.  He is interested in the transition to a circular economy, disruptive innovation, and improving overall resource productivity.  He completed a Ford Foundation post-doctoral fellowship at [...]

Michael Molitor2018-07-03T14:27:49-07:00

Nikole Kimes


Nikole Kimes, Founder & CSO of Siolta Therapeutics Dr. Nikole Kimes is Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Siolta Therapeutics, a San Francisco-based biotech company developing novel microbiome-focused strategies for the prevention and treatment of inflammatory diseases. As the lead executive driving Siolta’s early-stage development, Dr. Kimes heads a talented team of scientists, blending [...]

Nikole Kimes2018-06-27T09:35:35-07:00

Jessica Green


Jessica Green, CEO and Co-Founder of Phylagen Dr. Jessica Green is the CEO and co-founder of Phylagen, a microbiome data analytics company based in San Francisco. Dr. Green is internationally recognized for her contributions to microbiome science and technology, with highly cited articles in Nature, Science, and the Proceedings of the National [...]

Jessica Green2018-06-25T10:56:02-07:00

Tomohiro Takano


Tomohiro Takano, CEO of AWAKENS Tomohiro Takano started his career as a member of the founding team of Impact Hub Tokyo. Through his involvement in establishing this social enterprise community center and business incubator, he honed his start-up business acumen and connected with domestic and international entrepreneurs. In his next role as [...]

Tomohiro Takano2018-06-18T15:38:19-07:00

Eli Lyons


Eli Lyons, CEO and co-founder of Tupac Bio Eli Lyons, Ph.D. candidate, is the CEO and co-founder of Tupac Bio. Eli completed a master’s degree in computer engineering and embedded systems prior to commencing his doctoral studies at The University of Tokyo in computational biology and medical science. His Ph.D. work has [...]

Eli Lyons2018-06-18T15:31:49-07:00

Charlie Yeo


Charlie Yeo, CEO of Sarawak Biodiversity Centre Charlie Yeo is the CEO of Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC), a leading state government research agency in Malaysia that aims to discover secrets from the Borneo rainforests. Bioprospecting in a sustainable way will enhance the value of rainforests and further conserve it for the benefit [...]

Charlie Yeo2018-08-27T23:39:29-07:00

Liz Specht


Liz Specht, Senior Scientist at GFI As Senior Scientist with GFI, Liz works to identify areas of technological need within plant-based and clean meat innovation, catalyze research to address these needs, and support start-ups and investors who are moving the field forward. Liz has a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering [...]

Liz Specht2018-06-18T09:42:05-07:00

Megan Palmer


Megan Palmer, Senior Research Scholar of the Center for International Security and Cooperation Dr. Megan J. Palmer is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford University. Her work seeks to understand, promote and advise on the responsible development of biotechnologies in society. She leads programs [...]

Megan Palmer2018-06-15T18:43:40-07:00

Natsai Chieza


Natsai Chieza, Founder of Faber Futures Natsai Audrey Chieza is an early pioneer in the application of design thinking to biofabrication methods and has spent 8 years working in the field of biodesign. With a background in architecture and material futures, she has moulded her career across disciplinary thresholds, blending her expertise [...]

Natsai Chieza2018-09-25T01:56:54-07:00