Former CIO of Human Longevity Joins Global Gene Corp
Global Gene Corp, a genomics platform committed to decoding DNA of every ethnic group to deliver precision medicine for all, has announced that former Chief Information Officer of Human Longevity Inc., Dr. Yaron Turpaz, PhD, MBA is joining the company’s executive leadership team as Chief and Data Technology Officer, where he also will assume country management responsibility as Managing Director of Global Gene Corp Singapore.
Global Gene Corp recently created the first genomic beacon for the Indian population, ggcINDIA, to start addressing the lack of Indian genomics data.
Dr. Turpaz brings over 17 years of exceptional experience across bioinformatics, IT, pharmaceuticals, digital health and genomics, and will be responsible for the enhancement and development of the company’s global data and technology infrastructure, advanced analytics, data sciences and machine learning, as well as the expansion of GGC’s Asia operations Singapore.
In his most recent position at Human Longevity Inc., he led the development and implementation of the global cloud-based informatics, analytics, and award-winning innovative solutions such as the Human Longevity Inc’s knowledgebase and Health Nucleus Medical Avatar App.
Sumit S. Jamuar, CEO at Global Gene Corp said, “I am delighted to welcome Dr. Turpaz to my leadership team at Global Gene Corp. Our mission is critical both in scope and potential disruptive impact on healthcare for billions of people enabled by genomics. We can only achieve our objectives with an exceptional leadership team and partners who believe in the vision. In addition to his complementary expertise and extensive industry experience, Dr. Turpaz is passionate about our mission and shares the value and ethos that drive us. I am looking forward to our journey together to create the defining company in this space operating at the convergence of genomics, artificial intelligence and big data.”
Dr. Turpaz said, “I am inspired by the vision and mission of Global Gene Corp and excited to join such a great team of leaders, scientists, engineers, clinicians and healthcare professionals with their expertise thought leadership in the domain of genomics and precision medicine. I look forward to contributing to the success and health of GGC’s global customers, and lead a data and technology-driven transformation of healthcare.”