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Jun Wang

Dr. Jun Wang Founder and CEO of iCarbonX. Jun is responsible for the general management and business development of the company and a member of the Board of Directors. In 1999, Dr. Wang co-founded BGI, which is now widely recognized as one of world’s premier research facilities committed to excellence in genome sciences. During this time, Dr. Wang managed three rounds of fundraising (about 1B$ in total), and acquired a U.S. public company, Complete Genomics. He was recognized with numerous awards and nominations, such as His Royal Highness Prince Foundation, Nature’s 10 – the year in Science (2012), “Fortune’s 40 under 40” by Fortune Magazine (2013), “Highly Cited Researchers” (2013/2014/2015/2017) by Thomson Reuters (renamed Clarivate Analytics), “The 100 Most Creative People of 2017” by Fast Company. Dr. Wang earned a bachelor’s degree in artificial intelligence and a Ph.D. in bioinformatics from Peking University.