Broken String Biosciences: Vincent Smith, Jessica Rich
Broken String Biosciences has appointed Vincent Smith as chief technology officer and Jessica Rich as VP of business development.
Smith will lead product development. He has executive experience from his time at Base Genomics and Exact Sciences Innovation. He also was VP of consumable development at Illumina. He holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Imperial College London.
Rich is the firm's first US-based employee and will develop a global commercialization strategy. She has held senior roles at Illumina, Bionano Genomics, and Synthego, and was chief commercial officer at 54gene.