Dr. Poorya Sabounchi

Dr. Poorya Sabounchi
Dr. Poorya Sabounchi
Name: Dr. Poorya Sabounchi
Biography:

Dr. Poorya Sabounchi is the Co-founder and COO of ixlayer, a health data company for biopharma, health systems, and clinical labs in the field of genomics. ixlayer is at the center of the revolution in connecting patients to their data but successfully doing it by working with the existing stakeholders themselves.
Previously Poorya was part of the Avantome founding team which was acquired by Illumina in 2008 and was a key scientist developing portable genetic sequencing technologies at Illumina. He spent two years coaching Illumina Accelerator startups with technology, operations, and business strategy.
Poorya has a Ph.D. and an MBA from UC Berkeley and Inventor of several key technologies for DNA sequencing platforms (including 10 patents).