In order to achieve a major discontinuity in performance, PacBio has had to innovate across all aspects of the system, as opposed to making incremental improvements focused only on one element of the system such as the chemistry.
To develop this truly revolutionary technology, PacBio has built a highly cross-functional, interdisciplinary team comprised of top scientists and engineers in a broad range of fields from enzymology to optics engineering.
PacBio's executive management team has a long and successful track record both in the technology and biotechnology industries, from high speed optical telecommunications to capillary electrophoresis sequencing. The Board of Directors is comprised of true leaders and visionaries of the industry. The members of the Scientific Advisory Board are world renowned experts in their respective fields.