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CSO, Azitra

Julie Harness

Director, Innovation Services, California Life Sciences Association

Adam Briones

Economic Equity Director, Greenlining

Jenny Molloy

Shuttleworth Fellow, University of Cambridge

Jessica Stark

NIH/NCI F32 Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Timothy Staub

Managing Director, Oxford Advisory Services

Mark Bünger

Director, Innovation Lab

Isaac Larkin

PhD Candidate, Northwestern University

Arye Lipman

General Partner, MarsBio

Kristin Ellis

Entrepreneur In Residence, Carbon180

Dave Whelan

CEO, Bioscience LA

David Dodds

President, Dodds and Associates LLP

Kate Lewis

Senior Analyst, USDA

Casey Lippmeier

Vice President of Innovation, Conagen

Keoni Gandall

Head of FreeGenes Project, Stanford University

Andra Keay

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics

James Schroeder

Managing Partner, BioInnovation Legal

Henrik Toft Simonsen

Founder, Mosspiration Biotech

Ross Kent

Core Contributor, Computer-Aided Biology Community

Kate Wildauer

Executive Director, FocusBio

Zack Abbott

CEO, Zbiotics

Natalie Kuldell

Founder & Executive Director, Biobuilder

David Roland-Holst

Professor, UC Berkeley

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Associate Laboratory Director, LBNL

Lori Lindburg

President & CEO of the California Life Sciences Institute

Ally Huang

Program Lead, miniPCR

Mary Pavan

Scientist, LanzaTech

Erin Kim

Communications Director, Geltor Inc.

John Cumbers

CEO and Founder, SynBioBeta

Jordan Solomon

President & CEO, Ecostrat

Ana Ibarra-Castro

Executive Director, Xinampa

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Division Director, Biological Systems and Engineering, LBNL

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Erin Smith

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Policy, Twist Bioscience

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VP Science, Riffyn

Geoffrey Mann

JMP Product Manager Health and Life Sciences, SAS

Harold Hedelman

Founder, Business Climate Leaders


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Christopher Wood

CTO, Applied Biorefinery Sciences.

Murray McLaughlin

Executive Director, Bioindustrial Innovation Center Canada

Richik Mukherjee

Scientific Innovation Officer, Conagen

Ana Arakelian

Head of Public Relations, Conagen

Zach Serber

Chief Science Officer & Co-Founder, Zymergen

Margeaux Sullivan

Venture Partner, Syndicate 708

Stephen Cheung

Executive Vice President, LAEDC

Alex Lorestani

CEO, Geltor

Christine Gould

CEO, Thought for Food

Jim Lane

Founder, Biofuels Digest

Ro Khanna

Representative, D-CA 17th District

Vinod Khosla

Founder, Khosla Ventures

Michael Chui

McKinsey Partner, Author "The Bio Revolution" report

Eleni Kounalakis

Lieutenant Governor of California

Ashleigh Ooi

Project Manager, Biomass Advisory Group, Ecostrat

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Eric Steen

CEO & Co-founder, Lygos

Tony Day

Managing Partner, Hawkwood Biotech Partners

Tim Dummer

Partner, Hawkwood Biotech Partners

Richard Kenny

Founder & Managing Partner, Hawkwood Biotech Partners

Genét Garamendi

Founder, Head of Strategic Relationships, Checkerspot

Rick Knight

Research Coordinator, Citizens' Climate Lobby Research

Jenny Rooke

Founder & Managing Director, Genoa Ventures

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Stanford University

Jim Dekloe

Professor, Solano College

John May

Managing Director, HamiltonClark

Richard Johnson

Global Biofoundry Alliance, iGEM, BioBricks

Christopher Bush

President Catalyst Agri-Innovations Society, Chief Architect for the Symbiosis Centre

Orlando Rojas

Canada Excellence Research Chair in Forest Bioproducts & Scientific Director of the BioProducts Institute @ UBC

Kim Baker

Director of Water Innovation, Elemental Excelerator

Pedro Coelho

Co-Founder & CEO, Provivi

Andy Marshall

Editor-in-Chief, Nature Biotechnology

Jun Axup

CSO and Parner, IndieBio

Axel Gomez Ortigoza

Founder & CEO, Polybion

James Guenther

Crescent City Biotechnology Consultants

Christina Okubo

Managing Director, Odepartment

Jon Weaver, MBI

President & CEO, Massachusetts Biological Institute

Sam Nejame

CEO, Promotum

Jeanette Mucha

Co Founder & CEO at SciBac

Damien Perriman

Senior Vice President, Specialty Products, Genomatica

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Co-Founder, Each and Every

Rolando Perez

Chair, Xinampa

Danny Beesley

Founder & Principal, Idea Builder Labs

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President, ConVergInce Advisers

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