Simon Arkell, CEO and Co-founder of Synthetica Bio, is a hi-tech entrepreneur and investor with a focus on artificial intelligence and healthcare technology. He is also Co-founder of 7 venture backed companies, including Deep Lens, Predixion Software and Versifi, which together raised over $100M in venture backing. All three were acquired. Mr. Arkell received his Master of Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo and is a two-time Olympian, having represented Australia as a pole vaulter in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games.