Justin Kao

Justin Kao
Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships

Justin is a Co-Founder at Helix, a personal genomics company dedicated to empowering every person to improve their life through DNA. Helix is creating an ecosystem where people can explore diverse and uniquely personalized applications powered by DNA insights and provided by high-quality partners. Prior to Helix, Justin was a Vice President in the healthcare group at Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing. Earlier in his career, he also spent time at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked with a variety of companies in the tech and healthcare industries, and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, where he played a key role in the acquisition of Proteolix. Justin holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a M.S. in Bioengineering from Stanford University. He also received a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.


Pushing the Envelope: Innovative Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies and Applications
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