Founder and CEO
John began his career at NASA Ames, in the heart of Silicon Valley, where he sought answers to how humans could live to visit the far reaches of our universe. Now at SynBioBeta, he works to empower a community of bio-entrepreneurs, companies, investors, researchers, visionaries, and thought leaders to bring projects to life. Through his leadership at SynBioBeta, John aims to facilitate the critical scientific and entrepreneurial collaborations that will shape the future of humanity.
Co-Founder & CEO
Stephanie is CEO of Jellatech, a cell-based collagen & gelatin startup. With a MSc. in Biotech from DTU, Stephanie has always had a curiosity for science & other unusual things & the way in which they can be applied to solving big world problems.
Editor in Chief
Fiona Mischel is the Editor in Chief of SynBioBeta. As a science writer and science communicator, she is dedicated to engaging diverse audiences about the technologies that can help save our world. She is passionate about using synthetic biology to transform our global food systems, empower women, and address climate change.
Community and Product Manager
Esther Kim is the Community and Product Manager at SynBioBeta. She is most known for her work championing independent scientific researchers in the biohacking community to disrupt and transform scientific research and communication. Currently, she is building SynBioBeta’s Bioeconomy Hub, a platform network for all synthetic biology enthusiasts to collaborate through personal connections and a shared vision.