Speakers & Hosts

Bringing together biotech leaders from around the globe to drive the founder-led movement.

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Reshma Shetty

Co-founder, Ginkgo Bioworks

Jake Becraft

Co-founder & CEO, Strand Therapeutics

Mariana Matus

Co-founder & CEO, Biobot Analytics

Marical Saenz

Founder and CEO, Compound Foods

Tony Kulesa

Co-founder, Petri

Virginia Burger

Co-founder & CEO, New Equilibrium Biosciences

Gleb Kuznetsov

Co-Founder and CEO, Manifold Bio

Liz Neeley

Principal, Liminal Creations

Jen Keane

Co-Founder & CEO, Modern Synthesis

Jen Nwankwo

Founder & CEO, 1910 Genetics

Mark Smith

CEO, Finch Therapeutics

Bernat Olle

CEO, Vedanta

Surge Biswas

Co-Founder & CEO, Nabla Bio

Gabrielle Wood

Senior Operations Coordinator, Alexandria LaunchLabs

Mimoun Cadosch Delmar

Founder and CEO, Matterworks

Nabiha Saklayen

Co-founder & CEO, Cellino

Jamie Goldstein

Founder & Partner, Pillar VC

Jaye Goldstein

Head of Programs, Pillar VC and Petri

Jack O'Meara

Co-Founder & CEO, Ochre Bio

Sean McClain

Founder & CEO, Absci

Celine Halioua

Founder and CEO, Loyal

Luciano Bueno

Founder and CEO, Galy

Alice Zhang

Co-Founder & CEO, Verge Genomics

Erini Svokos

Partner, Goodwin

Mike Dunkley

SVP Bioinnovation, Cambridge Consultants

Bethany Grant

Head of R&D, Kytopen

Tracy Kambara

Head of Molecular Biology, CATALOG

Yasin Akbari

Associate, Goodwin

Joshua Schiffman

Co-founder and CEO, PEEL Therapeutics

David Edelson

Director, International Services, TriNet

Ashley Zehnder

Co-founder and CEO, Fauna Bio

Seemay Chou

Co-founder and CEO, Arcadia Science

David Harburger

Life Science Patent Attorney, Greenberg Traurig

Johannes Fruehauf

Co-founder and President, LabCentral

Kate Kozak

National Industry Director, Life Sciences, TriNet

Joy Srinivas-Vargas

Laboratory Operations Manager, Nest.bio Labs

Sam Crum

Membership Growth Manager, Greentown Labs

Jill Kirchdorfer

Director of Lab Operations, Alexandria Launchlabs

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