MD from USC, Stanford Residency. 15+ years of success in R&D, IP acquisition & science publications in genomics, bioinformatics, biotech & precision medicine. 10+ precision medicine products. 7+ years of executive experience.
8+ years of professional executive experience in the health and biotech industry with a proven track record of success. Expertise in operations, HR, management, product, marketing, finance & legal. Internationally recognized speaker and biohacker.
20+ years of successful C-level experience in technology, healthcare, and e-commerce (including AT&T). As COO, he has taken a previous company from start-up to successful IPO in 6 years. Founder/CEO of a profitable 7 figure business.
VP of Bioinformatics and AI
Senior Precision Medicine Scientist and Director of Research & Development
Big Data Engineer
Omics Edge is the business-to-business (B2B) arm of SelfDecode, the industry leading direct to consumer and health practitioner digital wellness platform, featuring genomics, conventional biomarkers and lifestyle assessments.
In 2021, Omics Edge was formed in order to leverage our intellectual property for our business partners. Our mission is to make precision health affordable to all by empowering organizations to easily build precision health products using our bioinformatics infrastructure.
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Dr. Laurent Dufloux grew up in Paris, where he spent most of his teenage years geeking away and coding in various languages. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics at University Paris 13. There, he studied the Hausdorff dimension of limit sets, an area of research that stands at the intersection of geometry, dynamical systems, and statistics. He spent 3 years as a postdoc in Finland before embarking on a career as a data engineer.
He was previously a team lead at Societe Generale Investment Banking. He has published numerous articles and spoken at leading international conferences.
Dr. Biljana Novkovic is a scientist with 10+ years of research and development experience in the life sciences. Her mission is to improve preventive healthcare through translating cutting-edge scientific research into products that improve people’s lives. She received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in genetics from one of Japan’s top universities, where she studied evolution and population genetics.
She has worked previously in multiple leadership roles across the biotechnology industry. She is an author of several scientific peer-reviewed publications and hundreds of lay articles on health-related subjects.
Dr. Manfred Grabherr is a world renowned expert in genomics, bioinformatics, and AI who brings with him over 30 years of experience across both academia and industry. Manfred received his PhD in applied physics from the University of Technology Vienna, Austria (TU Wien) in 1992.
He’s previously worked at IBM, Philips, Lernout & Hauspie, and Voice Signal Technologies. In 2003 he joined the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard as a computational biologist.
Manfred has over 60 publications in top journals (Nature, Science, etc), 35k citations & numerous patents.
Joe Cohen, founder of SelfDecode, SelfHacked and LabTestAnalyzer is a thriving speaker and entrepreneur that has been independently researching health and science for over 15 years. Growing up with a myriad of health issues that conventional medicine failed to solve pushed Joe to study his own genes to get to the root cause of his problems.
After fixing his chronic health issues with a personalized gene-based approach to health, he knew that he needed to share this information with the masses. Founding SelfHacked, LabTestAnalyzer and SelfDecode was Joe’s way of helping people take their health into their own hands.
Now, Joe regularly speaks at events alongside the world’s top health experts and continues to work on enhancing his company’s products to provide people with access to cutting-edge tools and information designed to optimize health.
Dr. Puya Yazdi is a physician-scientist with 15+ years of proven success in R&D, including 7+ years of executive experience. He received his undergraduate education at the University of California at Irvine, a Medical Doctorate from the University of Southern California, and was a Resident Physician at Stanford University. He has successfully developed 10+ precision medicine products, a history of peer-reviewed publications, intellectual property acquisitions, clinical trials, regulatory filings, in addition to authoring numerous white papers, hundreds of lay publications, winning numerous awards, and speaking at leading international conferences and companies.
His mission in life is to bring the power and promise of genomics and AI/ML to the masses and help transform healthcare in the 21st century.
Ralph Kenney has over 20 years of successful C-level experience in technology, healthcare, and e-commerce working for both Fortune 500s and startups.
As COO, he has taken a previous company from start-up to successful IPO in 6 years. He also founded and led a profitable 7 figure business.
Ralph began his professional career at AT&T Bell laboratories where he wrote data communications protocols for high-speed packetized voice and co-authored the CCITT international standard for signalling for frame relay networks. He’s published in peer reviewed telecommunications and physics journals. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in the physics of solid state materials.