SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 23andMe Holding Co. (Nasdaq: ME) (“23andMe”), a number one client genetics and analysis firm, at this time appointed Daniel Chu as Chief Product Officer.
Previous to becoming a member of 23andMe, Chu served as Chief Product Officer for Waymo, the place he launched the world’s first industrial totally autonomous ride-hailing service. He oversaw the product administration, program administration, consumer expertise design and analysis, industrial design, product information science and technique groups for the corporate. Earlier than Waymo, Chu led the Google Maps platform product group, which included the Google Maps API, some of the standard APIs out there.
“Dan is a collaborative, data-driven chief that may construct client services at scale. He has confirmed he can navigate extremely technical and controlled environments for client dealing with merchandise. We’re excited to welcome Dan as we construct out our genomic well being platform,” stated Anne Wojcicki, Chief Government Officer and Co-Founding father of 23andMe.
“I’m excited to be becoming a member of a founder-led, mission-driven firm that’s centered on utilizing information to revolutionize well being, wellness and analysis,” stated Chu. “23andMe has helped deliver genetics into the mainstream and I stay up for becoming a member of the corporate because it embarks on remodeling healthcare to ship a extra personalised expertise. 23andMe has a passionate group constructing impactful services that actually have the potential to assist folks dwell longer, more healthy lives.”
Chu holds Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) levels from Stanford College, a Grasp of Enterprise Administration (MBA) diploma from Harvard Enterprise College, and a Grasp of Public Administration (MPA) diploma from Harvard Kennedy College.
23andMe is a genetics-led client healthcare and therapeutics firm empowering a more healthy future. For extra data, please go to www.23andMe.com.
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