CHRIS YOO, PHD
Dr. Yoo has over 20 years of experience in advancing cutting-edge biomedical information technology. He is CEO of Systems Imagination, Inc., which offers advanced cognitive computing technology to translate big data into valuable insights. Dr. Yoo was instrumental at IBM as Head of Strategy and Planning in the Information Based Medicine group, where he developed initiatives to target the growing field of personalized medicine. He also held other leadership positions at IT and life sciences companies including Cisco, Oracle, and Applied Biosystems.
As a serial entrepreneur, Dr. Yoo continues to create partnerships that accelerate the adoption of personalized medicine through genomics and cognitive computing.
Dr. Yoo received his PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from Yale University, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley.