Deborah Pascoe

Deborah Pascoe

Director, Technology Development
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Deborah Pascoe leads Test Technology Development at Zymergen, a company using biology to create novel materials. Throughout her career she has focused on solving complex cross-disciplinary problems and developing people and ideas. Deborah’s experience includes a decade making biopharmaceuticals at Genentech, leading operations at genetic-testing pioneer 23andMe, and founding a biotech company to develop microbes as therapeutics.

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Queensland in her native Australia and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University. She lives in San Francisco with her family, where she also serves on two nonprofit boards supporting education and sports for young people.

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