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Reshma Shetty
  • Industry

    Healthtech

  • Location

    Cambridge, MA

  • Social Media
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Reshma Shetty

Cofounder, COO, and President, Ginkgo Bioworks

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For advancing bioengineering and COVID testing and leading one of the region's biggest public-market debuts.

Reshma Shetty is cofounder of Ginkgo Bioworks, which recently listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol $DNA. She has been active in the field of synthetic biology for nearly 20 years, co-organizing the first international conference in the field in 2004.

Shetty has a B.S. in computer science from the University of Utah and a PhD in biological engineering from MIT.

CAREER MILESTONES

2021

Ginkgo had one of the biggest public-market debuts in the region's history

2019

Received the Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology and Agriculture

2014

Ginkgo was the first biotech company to participate in the Y Combinator startup accelerator

2008

Cofounded Ginkgo Bioworks with Jason Kelly, Barry Canton, Austin Che, and Tom Knight

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TECH POWER PLAYERS 50 | RANKED #5

Reshma Shetty

Cofounder, COO, and President, Ginkgo Bioworks

Reshma Shetty
  • Industry

    Healthtech

  • Location

    Cambridge, MA

  • Social Media

BIOGRAPHY

Why a Tech Power Player?

For advancing bioengineering and COVID testing and leading one of the region's biggest public-market debuts.

Reshma Shetty is cofounder of Ginkgo Bioworks, which recently listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol $DNA. She has been active in the field of synthetic biology for nearly 20 years, co-organizing the first international conference in the field in 2004.

Shetty has a B.S. in computer science from the University of Utah and a PhD in biological engineering from MIT.

CAREER MILESTONES

2021

Ginkgo had one of the biggest public-market debuts in the region's history

2019

Received the Rosalind Franklin Award for Leadership in Industrial Biotechnology and Agriculture

2014

Ginkgo was the first biotech company to participate in the Y Combinator startup accelerator

2008

Cofounded Ginkgo Bioworks with Jason Kelly, Barry Canton, Austin Che, and Tom Knight

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Ginkgo Bioworks buys Zymergen for $300 million

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