Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University
CEO and Founder, Techstars
Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Connect and Xconomy are putting the band back together again, and this year’s Rock Stars of Innovation Summit again has some marquee names on the agenda, including 3D Robotics Founder and former Wired editor Chris Anderson. We’ll also have many of the nation’s most-prominent VC investors on hand, including Versant Ventures, DFJ Frontier, and North Bridge Venture Partners. The summit includes presentations and fast-paced discussions by leading researchers, entrepreneurs, and key executives in both technology and the life sciences. The half-day conference will be preceded by a VC jam session and high-level networking event on Thursday evening, April 11. More information and online registration is here.