CEO at Twist Biosciences

Emily Leproust

Dr. Emily Leproust is co-founder & CEO of Twist Bioscience, a synthetic biology company that has developed a proprietary silicon-based manufacturing process for the production of synthetic DNA.

Prior to co-founding Twist, she held various positions at Agilent, most recently Director, Applications and Chemistry R&D. Dr. Leproust has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers—many on applications of synthetic DNA, and is the author of numerous patents.