Element Biosciences: Yaron Hakak
Sequencing firm Element Biosciences has appointed Yaron Hakak as senior VP of corporate and business development. Hakak was most recently CEO of Jumpcode Genomics. Prior to that he was a director of corporate and business development at Illumina, where he led a team supporting the company's life science, applied markets, and international businesses. He has also served as director of business development at Affymetrix. He holds a PhD ion molecular biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS in biophysics from UC, San Diego.