Mr. Wood is President of SGI-DNA, Instruments, and Reagents. Prior to joining Synthetic Genomics he was General Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s (formerly Life Technologies) Synthetic Biology business unit. He had worked at Life Technologies since 2004 in roles of increasing responsibility including acquiring and integrating two businesses. Mr. Wood has 24 years of leadership experience in product development, marketing and sales from his work at QIAGEN and Life Technologies. Prior to joining Life Technologies, he was Director of Sales for QIAGEN, where he led commercial operation in North America for the life science research and molecular diagnostics businesses.
Mr. Wood holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and has a number of scientific publications in the scientific area of molecular biology.