Board of Directors
Chairman of our Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Ming Hsieh, our founder, served as the manager of our predecessor, Fulgent Therapeutics LLC (“Fulgent LLC”), from its inception in June 2011 until September 2016, was appointed as our director and Chief Executive Officer upon our incorporation in May 2016 and was appointed as Chair of our Board in September 2016 in connection with our initial public offering. Mr. Hsieh also served as the President of the Company from its inception to May 2022. Prior to founding our Company, Mr. Hsieh served as Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairperson of the board of directors of Cogent, Inc., 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. Mr. Hsieh received a B.S.E.E. from the University of Southern California in 1983 and an M.S.E.E. from the University of Southern California in 1984, as well as honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Southern California in 2010 and the University of West Virginia in 2011. Mr. Hsieh has served as a trustee at the University of Southern California since 2007 and at Fudan University in China since 2011. In 2015, Mr. Hsieh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering. In 2017, Mr. Hsieh was elected to the National Academy of Inventors. Mr. Hsieh was selected to serve on our Board 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.
Regina Groves was appointed to serve on our Board in January 2023. Ms. Groves has been a member of the Board of Directors of AtriCure, Inc., a publicly traded company, since March 2017, and she has been a member of the Board of Directors of Advanced NanoTherapies, Inc., a privately held medical device company, since September 2020. Ms. Groves served on Stimwave’s Board of Directors between July 2019 and December 2022, and was its Chief Financial Officer from September 2019 to December 2020 and Chief Operating Officer from November 2019 to December 2020. From September 2015 to March 2019, Ms. Groves was the Chief Executive Officer at REVA Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on the development and commercialization of bioresorbable polymer technologies for vascular applications. Prior to joining REVA Medical, Ms. Groves served as Vice President and General Manager of AF Solutions, Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division of Medtronic, Inc., a leading global medical technology company. In this position, she successfully developed and executed strategies to re-enter the catheter-based Afib ablation market and achieved the goal to be market leader in paroxysmal, or intermittent, Afib ablation. Additionally, Ms. Groves successfully acquired and integrated companies, completed numerous clinical trials and launched novel products in the United States and worldwide. Prior to this, she was the Vice President of Quality and Regulatory for Medtronic’s Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management (“CRDM”) business from 2006 to 2008 and before that was Vice President and General Manager for Patient Management CRDM at Medtronic from 2002 to 2006. Ms. Groves holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Ms. Groves was selected to serve on our Board based on her accounting and financial expertise, as well as her extensive senior management experience and public company board experience in the medical device, hospital, insurance, physician practice management, pharmaceuticals, and professional services industries.
Linda Marsh was appointed to serve on our Board in August 2019. Ms. Marsh has been a member of the Board of Directors of Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. since January 2019 and the Senior Executive Vice President of Health Source MSO Inc. since 2005. She is also 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 caregivers. She joined AHMC Healthcare in 1999 and oversees all financial matters for seven acute care facilities: 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. Ms. Marsh was selected to serve on our Board based on her extensive expertise within the healthcare field, as well as her educational and professional background.
Michael Nohaile, Ph.D., was appointed to serve on our Board in August 2022. Dr. Nohaile currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Prellis Biologics, a company harnessing the human immune system for the discovery and development of novel therapeutics. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief Scientific Officer of Generate Biomedicines, Inc. (“Generate”), a drug discovery and development company pioneering a machine learning-powered biomedicine platform, from May 2021 to July 2022. Prior to joining Generate, Dr. Nohaile served as an Operating Partner at Flagship Pioneering from February 2021 to May 2021. Additionally, Dr. Nohaile held several roles of increasing responsibility at Amgen Inc. (“Amgen”) from December 2012 to February 2021, 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 portfolio management of the $4 billion research and development budget, as well as direct 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 from December 2008 to November 2012. He began his career at McKinsey & Company, Inc., 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. Nohaile was selected to serve on our Board based on his extensive expertise within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as his educational and professional background.