Our Team

Poornima Parameswaran, Ph.D.

CEO & President

Poornima Parameswaran is the visionary co-founder and CEO of Trace Genomics. Poornima, a Stanford University Ph.D. graduate in Microbiology and Immunology, has propelled the field of genomics forward, making significant contributions to making sequencing more affordable and accessible. She’s a noted educator, having taught the first class on genomics applications at Stanford; a leading collaborator across academia, government, and industry; an inventor on several microbiome patents; and a well-published author in the genomics field. Her work embodies the intersection of innovation, science, and sustainability.