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...

Nick Scheidler, PhD

Head of Operations

Nick is a passionate leader with extensive experience building operations capabilities to launch groundbreaking genomics platforms. Over his 12 years at Illumina, Nick established...

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...

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...

Charles Lin, PhD

VP of Business Dev & Marketing

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...

Logan Zinser

VP of Finance

Logan is a California CPA (inactive) with 18 years of experience in finance and accounting. He joined Element after more than 10 years at Illumina...

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 two decades of experience leading the development of software and instrumentation for the life sciences industry. Before joining Element as Vice President of Software...

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...

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