Andrew Conrad, PhD, is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Verily (previously Google Life Sciences), the life sciences unit of Google / Alphabet. At Verily he oversees an integrated team of engineers, scientists, designers, and medical experts working on a wide spectrum of healthcare-related projects. Previously, he was Chief Scientific Officer of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). Dr. Conrad co-founded the National Genetics Institute, where he served as Chief Scientific Officer and grew it into one of the largest genetics laboratories in the world before being acquired by LabCorp.
Andy is a Working Group Member on the Precision Medicine Initiative and a member of the UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) Scientific Advisory Board. Conrad graduated with a B.S. in neurobiology and a Ph.D. in cell biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).