Board of Directors
Chairman of our Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Ming Hsieh is Chairman of our Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Fulgent, Mr. Hsieh served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the board of directors of Cogent, Inc., or Cogent, a biometric identification services and products company he co-founded in 1990, which was acquired by 3M in 2010. Prior to his tenure at Cogent, Mr. Hsieh founded and served as Vice President of AMAX Technology from 1987 to 1990. Mr. Hsieh currently serves on the board of directors of Fortinet, Inc., a network security company traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “FTNT.” Mr. Hsieh received a B.S.E.E. from USC in 1983 and an M.S.E.E. from USC in 1984, as well as honorary doctoral degrees from USC in 2010 and the University of West Virginia in 2011. Mr. Hsieh has served as a trustee at USC since 2007 and at Fudan University in China since 2011. In 2015, Mr. Hsieh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Hsieh was selected to serve on our board of directors based on his extensive management experience, his knowledge of our business, culture and operations as our founder, his engineering expertise and his service for and leadership of our company since inception.
Ms. Marsh has been a member of the Board of Directors of Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. since January 2019, and she is currently the Senior Executive Vice President of AHMC Healthcare Inc. (“AHMC Healthcare”), a fully-integrated hospital health system in Southern California with over 1,200 acute care beds and over 7,000 employees. She joined AHMC Healthcare in 1999 and oversees all financial matters for seven acute care hospitals: San Gabriel Valley Medical Center, Garfield Medical Center, Anaheim Regional Medical Center, Whittier Hospital Medical Center, Alhambra Hospital, Monterey Park Hospital and Greater El Monte Community Hospital. Additionally, Ms. Marsh is responsible for all federal, state and local government relations, as well as all risk management activities. Ms. Marsh is a Board member of the Hospital Association of Southern California, a Board member of Private Essential Access Community Hospitals and also a Board member of the American Red Cross. She is also an active member in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. In addition, she chairs or is a participating member of numerous hospital governing boards, hospital committees and community organizations. Ms. Marsh received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California. She also completed a Healthcare Executive Program at the University of Colorado.
Dr. Michael Nohaile is the Chief Scientific Officer of Generate, a drug generation company pioneering a machine learning-powered biomedicine platform. Prior to joining Generate, Dr. Nohaile held several roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen Inc. (“Amgen”) where he was most recently Senior Vice President of Strategy, Commercialization, and Innovation. In this role, he served on Amgen’s executive committee and led corporate strategy efforts, the commercialization process, portfolio management, and all of Amgen’s data, digital health, and artificial intelligence efforts. This included oversight of a $4 billion research and development budget, as well as supervision of the leaders of all drug programs from late research to late lifecycle management. Prior to Amgen, Dr. Nohaile was at Novartis AG in Switzerland where he was Global Head of Molecular Diagnostics. He began his career at McKinsey & Company, where he was a Partner and worked extensively in healthcare with a focus on diagnostics, devices, and pharmaceuticals. Dr. Nohaile received his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”). He received his undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Life Science from MIT.
Dr. Leonard Post has over 30 years of experience with all stages of drug development, from early discovery through FDA approval, with a particular focus on oncology and genetic diseases. Since 2016, he has served as the Chief Scientific Officer (“CSO”) and member of the board of directors of Vivace, an oncology-focused drug discovery and development company, and has held a similar role in Vivace’s sister company, Virtuoso Therapeutics, focused on antibodies for oncology. Dr. Post also serves on the board of directors of a number of private and publicly traded companies across therapeutics, oncology and genetics, including uniQure (NASDAQ:QURE), ImmVirX, ML BioSolutions and CG Oncology. Before joining Vivace as CSO, he served as Chief Scientific Officer of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (“BioMarin”), a publicly held biopharmaceutical firm with a focus on rare diseases. He joined BioMarin when the company acquired LEAD Therapeutics, where he was responsible for inception as well as subsequent development of talazoparib until it was sold to Medivation by BioMarin for over $400 million. Positions prior to LEAD included Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Onyx Pharmaceuticals and Vice President of Discovery Research for Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Post holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.