Ron Shigeta, Ph.D. is the CSO IndieBio. Ron did his academic training at Princeton, Stanford and Harvard Medical School and is a 15 year veteran of Biotech in the Bay Area and helping to create a new generation of biotechnology there now. He was an early contributor and scientist in the Do-it-Yourself Bio (DIYBio) movement and has helped create the lean startup models implemented at IndieBio.
IndieBio is the world’s premiere accelerator for biotechnology. Over the past two and a half years IndieBio has funded 68 innovative companies which have been embraced by tech and industrial investors alike. IndieBio startups have brought innovation in food, manufacturing, biomaterials, computation as well as within traditional healthcare such as bioprinting, oncology, regenerative medicine and research tools.