Serge Saxonov co-founded 10x Genomics in 2012. As the CEO, he defined the 10x vision and strategy, contributed to core inventions, and has led the company since inception. Prior to 10x Genomics, Serge was Vice President of Applications at QuantaLife, where he built products and defined the company’s growth areas. Serge was the first employee at 23andMe, where he served as Founding Architect and Director of R&D. There he defined the initial concept of the product, built out the core technology, and drove strategy and execution of R&D functions. Serge received a Ph.D. in biomedical informatics from Stanford University and an A.B. in applied mathematics from Harvard College.