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Dr. Christophe Schilling, PhD, BS

Position
Chief Executive Officer
Company
Genomatica
Location
San Diego, CA, US
Bio
Christophe founded Genomatica in 1998. Since being named CEO in May 2009, he has led Genomatica to widespread recognition as a leader in industrial biotech, with a commercialized first process and plant, strong partners and multiple awards for engineering (Kirkpatrick), science (EPA Presidential Green Chemistry), industry leadership (voted #1 Hottest four years in a row by Biofuels Digest), and company culture (The Scientist as a Best Place to Work). Christophe frequently speaks at major conferences and serves on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Biotechnology. Christophe holds a Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego. He received a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Duke University and was honored as a Distinguished Young Alumnus in 2010.
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