Our Leadership & Board

Element is led by a team of talented individuals with diverse experiences across science and technology who are passionate about developing new and disruptive solutions.

Molly He, PhD

CEO, Co-Founder & Board Member

Molly co-founded Element Biosciences and has served as Chief Executive Officer since its inception. She has more than 20 years of experience in technology innovation and management...

Jeff Journey

Chief Commercial Officer

Jeff has 30 years of cross-functional business experience across life sciences tools and reagents, medical device, aviation and defense. He is joining Element
Biosciences...

Charles Lin, PhD

VP of Business Development

Charles joined Element after more than 12 years at Illumina, where he served in a variety of research and development (R&D) and business roles. Most recently, he was Associate Director...

Jeff Labbadia

VP of Operations

Jeff has been enabling commercial success through global operations leadership for more than twenty years within regulated medical device and life science industries...

Michael Previte, PhD

CTO & Co-Founder

Michael co-founded Element Biosciences and brings more than 10 years of innovation and discovery in the field of genomics. Previously, Michael was an Associate Principal Scientist...

David Melaugh

General Counsel

David has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer representing companies on the cutting edge of technological innovation. Before joining Element as General Counsel, David was a Senior Director...

Steve Potter

VP of Human Capital Management

Steve is a human capital executive with more than 20 years of experience leading the people, culture and execution strategies for high growth organizations. Prior to Element, Steve held executive...

Matt Kellinger, PhD

Head of Biochemistry & Co-Founder

Matt is a co-founder of Element Biosciences and brings a wealth of biotechnology experience to the company. He was previously at Illumina, where he served as a Staff Scientist, working on...

Francisco Garcia, PhD

SVP of Engineering

Francisco brings  over 20 years of experience leading the development of software and instrumentation for the life sciences industry. Before joining Element as Vice President of Software...

Logan Zinser

VP of Finance

Logan is a California CPA (inactive) with over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. Before joining Element as Vice President of Finance & Administration...

John Stuelpnagel, DVM, MBA

Chairman of the Board

John has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Element Biosciences since September 2017. He’s also Chairman of 10x Genomics, Inscripta, and Fabric Genomics...

Bryan E. Roberts, PhD

Board Member

Bryan has served on the Element Biosciences board of directors since September of 2017. He joined Venrock in 1997, and is currently a Partner based in Venrock’s Palo Alto office...

Jim Tananbaum, MD

Board Member

Jim has served on the Element Biosciences board of directors since September of 2017. He is the founder and CEO of Foresite Capital, a US-focused healthcare investment firm with $3 billon...