Wang Jun

Founder & CEO, iCarbonX

Dr. Jun Wang,Founder and CEO of iCarbonX. Dr. Wang earned a bachelor’s degree in artificial intelligence and a Ph.D. in bioinformatics from Peking University. In 1999, Dr. Wang co-founded BGI, which is now widely recognized as one of world’s premier research facilities committed to excellence in genome sciences. During this time, Dr. Wang managed three rounds of fundraising (about 1B$ in total), and acquired a U.S. public company, Complete Genomics. He was recognized with numerous awards and nominations, such as His Royal Highness Prince Foundation, and “Fortune’s 40 under 40” by Fortune Magazine (2013) and Highly Cited Researchers 2015” by Thomson Reuters.