The people behind Helix

We’re a rapidly growing company working out of the Bay Area and San Diego.

Scientific Advisory Board

Our advisory board is comprised of the world’s foremost experts in genomics. Each member serves an important role in upholding our high scientific standards and serves as a strategic resource as we build an ongoing destination for DNA discovery.

Marc Stapley, CEO

Marc Stapley

Chief Executive Officer

James Lu, MD, PhD

James Lu, MD, PhD

Co-founder & President

Debbie Tuck, CFO

Debbie Tuck

Chief Financial Officer

Kirsten Mouritsen, Director, Product Management

Kirsten Mouritsen

Director, Product Management

Jim Chou, VP, Engineering

Jim Chou

VP, Engineering

Elissa Levin, VP, Clinical & Policy

Elissa Levin

VP, Clinical & Policy

Marc Laurent, VP, Partnerships and Operations

Marc Laurent

VP, Partnerships and Operations

Sarah Bobulsky, Vice President, Strategy & Marketing

Sarah Bobulsky

VP, Strategy & Marketing

Will Lee, PhD, VP, Science

Will Lee, PhD

VP, Science

 Leslie Liang, Head of Legal

Leslie Liang

Head of Legal

David Becker, PhD, VP Quality and Research & Development

David Becker, PhD

VP Quality and Research & Development

Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D.

Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D.

Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D. is a clinical and molecular geneticist and the Kennedy Family Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Director of Clinical Genetics. Dr. Chung directs research programs in human genetics of obesity, breast cancer, pulmonary hypertension, autism, and more. She is a national leader in the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics; leads the Precision Medicine Resource in the Irving Institute At Columbia University; and has served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Genetic Testing.

Nita Farahany, J.D., Ph.D.

Nita Farahany, J.D., Ph.D.

Nita Farahany, J.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Law and Philosophy, Director of Duke Science & Society at Duke University, and a member of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethics. Her research focuses on how developments in behavioral genetics and neuroscience inform societal norms about privacy and individual liberty.

Judy Garber, M.D., MPH

Judy Garber, M.D., MPH

Judy Garber, M.D., MPH is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Garber’s recent research has evaluated novel agents targeting DNA repair defects in treatment and prevention of triple-negative or basal-like breast cancer.

Join us

Our big vision comes with big responsibility. That’s why we’re building a team of experts in the fields of genomics, engineering, consumer technology, and beyond to develop actionable DNA insights for our customers. We’re looking for the best and brightest minds who are excited to work on a truly diverse team.

If that’s you, come on in!