Juan Enriquez is a co-founder of Viridos and is Managing Director at Excel Venture Management. He is a business leader, author, and academic recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He was the founding director of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project and then founded Biotechonomy.
He is an active investor in early-stage private companies in the biotechnology and information sciences sectors. Juan has published extensively on future trends, won a McKinsey Prize, and is author and co-author of various bestsellers, including As the Future Catches You: How Genomics & Other Forces are Changing Your Life, Work, Health & Wealth (Random House, 2001), an analysis of the impact of genomics on business and society, and his latest book Evolving Ourselves: Redesigning the Future of Humanity- One Gene at a Time (Penguin, 2015).
Juan serves on several for-profit and non-profit boards, including The Harvard Medical School Genetics Advisory Council, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the President’s Council National Academy of Sciences, The Boston Science Museum, WGBH, and Questbridge. He earned a BA and MBA from Harvard, with Honors.