Omid Farokhzad, M.D.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Seer Inc.

Dr. Farokhzad is a physician-scientist, serial entrepreneur, company founder, company builder, executive and director – across multiple companies and technology platforms. He founded Seer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEER) in 2017, which advances a transformative proteomics platform, and serves as Founder, CEO and Chair. He previously co-founded BIND Therapeutics (acquired by Pfizer), Selecta Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SELB), which is developing a novel antigen-specific tolerance platform for biologics and gene therapy, and Tarveda Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held oncology biotherapeutics company. From September 2004 to February 2018, he was a Professor at Harvard Medical School and a director of the Center for Nanomedicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He has authored over 180 papers and is an inventor on over 200 issued or pending patents. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He is also a recipient of the 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor; the 2014 Golden Door Award from the International Institute of New England, for his scientific, societal and economic contributions to America as an immigrant; The Worldview 100 by Scientific American in 2015, which recognized visionaries who shaped biotechnology around the world; the 2013 RUSNANOPRIZE, one of the largest international nanotechnology prizes, for his work on nanomaterial surface modification; and the 2012 Ernst & Young New England Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Dr. Farokhzad holds an MA and M.D. from Boston University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.