Board of Trustees
J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, J. Craig Venter Institute
Erling J. Norrby, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chairman, J. Craig Venter Institute; Professor at the Center for History of Science, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Karen E. Nelson, Ph.D.
President, J. Craig Venter Institute
Community volunteer, jewelry designer, philanthropist and former president of Healthcare Corporation
Founder, DEKA Research
Jessie J. Knight, Jr., MBA
Executive Vice President, Sempra Energy (retired)
Chairman and CEO of Plenus, S.A. de C.V.
Rudy L. Ruggles, Jr., MBA
Physicist (retired) and Ruggles Family Foundation
Television broadcaster and retired basketball player