Dr. James Taylor is the CEO and co-founder of Precision NanoSystems Inc., a commercial stage biotechnology company at the convergence of nanotechnology, genomics and personalized medicine. He holds a B.A.Sc. in engineering physics from the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. in genetics from the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, Washington. James worked at the Seattle-based venture capital firm, Accelerator Corporation, concurrent with his Ph.D. and has extensive experience in the science and commercialization of microfluidics, nanotechnology and systems biology. He has been the leader of Precision NanoSystem’s technology and commercialization since invention.