Edward Perello

Edward Perello – Founder & Chief Business Officer

Desktop Genetics

Edward is founder and Chief Business Officer at Desktop Genetics, and looks to build a world where advanced biotechnologies can be used with ease. At Desktop Genetics, Edward is working to redefine how scientists use CRISPR technology and is developing high throughput gene editing technologies that can be accessed on the cloud. He is a 2015 LEAP fellow, chair of the iGEM software track and has formerly worked at VERTIC on arms control, and the European Union in the science and innovation policy. Edward advocates the development of tools and services that make biology more programmable, and holds a BSc in Bioveterinary Science from London’s Royal Veterinary College and an MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from the University of Cambridge