Priti Pharkya has served as Director of Genomatica’s Bioengineering Solutions business unit since June 2017, after helping form the group in early 2016. In this role, Priti has helped build multiple partnerships to allow firms to benefit from Genomatica’s bioengineering platform for their target molecules and processes. Priti originally joined Genomatica in 2006 as a research scientist, extending into increasingly senior positions. Priti is a prolific inventor and has deep expertise in systems-based computational modeling, and analysis of omics, fermentation and small-scale analytical data. Priti earned a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2005.