Mr. Juan Enriquez is an experienced business leader, author, and academic recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He is currently a Managing Director at Excel Venture Management, a life sciences and healthcare venture capital firm. Juan was the founding director of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project and then founded Biotechonomy LLC, a life sciences research and investment firm. He has been an active investor in early-stage private companies in the biotechnology and information sciences sectors. While at Harvard, Juan wrote various articles and case studies, won a McKinsey Prize, and published the best-selling book As the Future Catches You, an analysis of the impact of genomics on business and society. His latest book, the Untied States of America, explores why, as technology advances, some countries are successful while others disappear. Juan serves on a number of boards including Cabot Corporation and The Harvard Medical School Genetics Advisory Council. He earned a BA and MBA from Harvard, with Honors.