An active investor in early stage private companies in the life sciences and big data sectors, Juan is one of the world’s leading authorities on the uses and benefits of genomic code. He is the co-author of a forthcoming book Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation are Shaping Life on Earth (March 2015) which describes a world where humans increasingly shape their environment, themselves, and other species. He is also the author of the global bestseller As The Future Catches You and of The United States of America, and co-author of Homo Evolutis. Juan writes, speaks, and teaches about the profound changes that genomics and other life sciences will cause in business, technology, politics and society. He is one of the top speakers at TED and other venues. He and Bill Gates were the first outside guest curators for TED. He was the founding director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project and currently chairs the Genetics Advisory Council for the Harvard Medical School. He has published papers and articles in a variety of forums including The Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy, Science, Nature, and the New York Times.
Managing Director, Excel Venture Management