Nationality
American

Year of Birth
31 March 1950

1972
University of Washington
B.S. (Molecular Biology) / B.A. (Chemistry)

1977
Princeton University
Ph.D. (Biochemistry)

1977
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Microbiology 
Postdoctoral Fellow

1980
Genentech, Inc.
Senior Scientist

1983
Genentech, Inc.
Staff Scientist

1987
Genentech, Inc.
Director, Cell Genetics

1989
Genentech, Inc.
Vice President, Research Technology

1990
Genentech, Inc.
Vice President, Research

1992
Genentech, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Research

1993
Genentech, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Research and Development

1995
Genentech, Inc.
President and CEO

1999
Genentech, Inc.
Chairman and CEO

2009
Genentech, Inc.
Chairman

since September 2013
Calico
Chief Executive Officer

  • Apple Inc., non-executive Chairman of the Board (November 2011-present); Board of Directors (2000-November 2011)

  • Google Inc., Board of Directors (2004–2009)

  • Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Board of Directors (2009-present)

  • NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., Board of Directors (2009-present)

  • Amyris, Inc., non-executive Chairman of the Board (May 2012-present); Board of Directors (2010-May 2012)

  • Virology (1984-1987)

  • Molecular Biology and Medicine (1986-1989)

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology (1987-1996)

  • Journal of Virology (1988-1991)

  • Biotechnology Industry Organization, Board of Directors (1995-2000)

  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, Board of Directors (1997-2001)

  • Technology Network, Executive Council member (1997-January 2010)

  • California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research, Industrial Advisory Board (2003-present)

  • Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center, Board of Scientific Consultants (2003-present)

  • Princeton University Department of Molecular Biology, Advisory Council (2003-present)

  • Princeton University Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Advisory Council (2004-present)

  • U.S Commerce Department, Innovation Advisory Board (2011-December 2012)

  • NIH Predoctoral Fellowship (1972-1977)

  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship (1977-1978)

  • American Cancer Society Senior Fellowship (1978-1980)

  • UCSD - Salk Translational Medicine Award (1999)

  • Irvington Institute – Corporate Leadership Award in Science (1999)

  • National Breast Cancer Coalition – Corporate Leadership Award (1999)

  • Biotech Meeting - Inducted into the Hall of Fame (2003)

  • Biotech Meeting – Best of Biotech 2004: Best New Product Approval (2004)

  • Institutional Investor Magazine – Best CEO in America (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)

  • Business Week Magazine – Best Managers of the Year (2004, 2005)

  • Princeton University – James Madison Medal Award (2006)

  • Barron’s – 30 Most Respected CEOs (2006, 2009)

  • Best Practice Institute – 25 Top CEOs (2006)

  • American Academy of Arts & Sciences – Fellow (2008)

  • Chemical Heritage Foundation and Biotechnology Industry Organization - Biotechnology Heritage Award (2010)

  • American Association for Cancer Research Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research (2011

  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Double Helix Medal (2012)

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